Laundry Aide

Mountain Ridge Health And Rehab Black Mountain , NC 28711

Posted 2 months ago


Medical Plan: Major Medical Insurance with HSA plan and prescription coverage

  • Dental Plan: Guardian Voluntary Dental Plan (various levels of coverage available)

  • Vision Plan: Guardian VSP Network (various levels of coverage available)

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Paid Bereavement Leave

  • Company Paid Life Insurance (Voluntary Supplemental Term life is offered and available through Lincoln Financial Group)

  • Voluntary Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance is available through Lincoln Financial Group

  • Paid-time-off (to be used for vacation, holiday, illness, etc)

General Purpose

The LAUNDRY AIDE performs day-to-day laundry services ensuring residents' laundry needs are met in accordance with all laws, regulations and Company standards. Reports to Director of Environmental Services

Working Conditions:

  • Works in the laundry department as well as throughout facility (i.e., resident rooms, therapy rooms, dietary)

  • Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working hours

  • Subject to frequent interruptions

  • Involved with residents, associates, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc. under all conditions and circumstances

  • Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, associates, etc.

  • Works beyond normal working hours, on weekends and in other positions temporarily as necessary

  • Subject to high room temperatures from drying equipment

  • Subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day

  • Possible exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred

  • Prior healthcare experience preferred

Specific Requirements:

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of environmental services practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations and guidelines governing environmental services functions in the long-term care facility

  • Must be willing to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel

  • Must have the ability to implement the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the environmental services department

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and complaint procedures

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents

  • Must be able to perform day-to-day laundry functions including collecting, sorting, ironing, folding, stacking, hanging and distributing

  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs floor to waist; lift 10 lbs waist to shoulder; lift and carry 30 lbs; and push/pull 40 lbs.

  • Must practice dependable, regular attendance

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