Laundry-Linen Aide

Career Details:

Type: Housekeeping / Maintenance

Hours: Regular Part-Time

Shift: Varies

Weekend Required: Yes

Weekend Shift Details: Every fourth

Location: Loretto Health & Rehabilitation

City: Syracuse

Openings: 1

Overview: 
  • Delivery of linen and briefs to floors.
  • Responsible for the washing and drying of residents personal belongings.
  • Responsible for hanging/sorting residents personal belongings.
  • Responsible for marking (labeling) residents belongings.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean work area.
  • Must fully participate in Loretto’s Quality Assurance Programs and follow all Loretto policies and procedures.
Qualifications: 
  • High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write clearly, and comprehend oral and written directions.

Must learn and perform tasks pertinent to assigned and other related positions.

Responsibilities: 

Must use and understand operating instructions of all washers and dryers.

  • Must know and use all infection control procedures that apply to Laundry.
  • Must read resident board and garment when sorting resident laundry to fold.
  • Must separate unmarked garments-bag if identifiable, put aside to be labeled, if not-dispose of properly.
  • Must understand/use the Thermopatch Labeling System to print, enter and make changes in the computer program.
  • Must update resident board as needed.
  • Must wash, dry and hang 1 to 2 teams of laundry that is brought down on Sundays.
  • Must not leave Laundry area unattended, except for authorized breaks/lunch or in an emergency, i.e fire alarms.
  • Must perform daily maintenance of washers and dryers, i.e lint traps, etc., as designated by supervisor.
  • Must maintain a clean work area including the wiping down of machines, dry and wet mopping the floor, cleaning the sink, emptying the trash, etc.
  • Must fill out logs that are posted.
  • Must communicate any conflicts, incidents or concerns that arise to Supervisor.
  • Must complete any other task or job that is assigned.
  • Deliver clean linen daily.
  • Deliver briefs and supplies to floor as directed.
  • Fill empty carts from floors.
  • Throw soiled linen down chute or pick up as directed.
  • Must take inventory as directed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
  • Checks with OT, PT, OPPT, Dental, Beauty Shop, and McAuliffe Daily for their needs.
  • Must communicate any conflicts, incident, or concerns that arise to supervisor.
  • Must complete any other task or job that is assigned.
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