Job Description

Employment Type:
Full Time 80
Shift:
Evening
Other Shift Details:
Job Code:
1970

Must have HS diploma/GED.  Previous laundry experience preferred.  Frequent walking, standing and lifting required.

 

STDOM SDH Laundry Tech Linen Handler
JOB SUMMARY
Finishes clean linens and laundry by following established procedures. Reports to Supervisor.


JOB REQUIREMENTS


Minimum education
High school diploma or equivalent desired.
Minimum Work Experience
Previous experience in a commercial laundry preferred. Ability to understand laundry procedures and machine
operation.

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS


Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and
prevention.
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of
job role or practice.
Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled
substance regulations.
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the
position, department, and applicable professional standards.
Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards
contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.
Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC
standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety,
environmental and infection control standards.
Removes linens from washers & dryers and sorts them in clean linen area in preparation for use..
Folds, sorts, and stacks both large and small articles. Examines articles for stains, tears or other imperfections.
Counts and stacks linens for distribution or places them in supply storage. Reports linen supply shortages to
supervisor.
Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings.
Attends meetings as required.
Keeps linen room neat and orderly; cleans delivery equipment and assists with other cleaning duties in laundry/linen
department.
Assist and performs Environmental Services functions as needed.
Assist and perform Utility Tech functions as needed.

FUNCTIONAL DEMANDS

Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.
Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.
Transferring, repositioning patients.
Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing, and crouching for patient care functions.
Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.
Optimal auditory acuity required.
Manual dexterity involving the handling of equipment and instruments or needles is essential to performing assigned
duties.
Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment.
Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.
Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations
and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control
and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or
substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty maybe irregular or unexpectedly
extended due to emergency circumstances.
Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is
made available and must be worn. Extreme heat with temperature hot enough to cause marked bodily discomfort and
humidity high enough to cause bodily reactions.

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