Laundry Aide

Owensboro Medical Health System Owensboro , KY 42302

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Summary Collects, prepares, and distributes linen by mechanical or manual means through all phases of laundry operations in a safe and efficient manner as directed by supervisor. # Job Responsibilities Collects, sorts, washes, dries, and folds linens and uniforms. Adheres to infection control guidelines when handling soiled items. Performs daily inventory to ensure clean linens and uniforms are accurately stocked and distributed. Identifies stock shortages and notifies management. Mends or disposes of damaged linens and uniforms according to departmental policies. Operates all laundry equipment according to operating instructions and departmental policies. Maintains work area and equipment in clean, safe condition. Helps unload truck when new linen arrives. Folds rolled linen for items that go in nurse server. Distributes exchange carts to floors and linen for milk runs. Responds rapidly and thoroughly to emergencies, special needs. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher preferred No experience required No licensure/certification/registration required Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

Job Summary

Collects, prepares, and distributes linen by mechanical or manual means through all phases of laundry operations in a safe and efficient manner as directed by supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collects, sorts, washes, dries, and folds linens and uniforms.

  • Adheres to infection control guidelines when handling soiled items.

  • Performs daily inventory to ensure clean linens and uniforms are accurately stocked and distributed.

  • Identifies stock shortages and notifies management.

  • Mends or disposes of damaged linens and uniforms according to departmental policies.

  • Operates all laundry equipment according to operating instructions and departmental policies.

  • Maintains work area and equipment in clean, safe condition.

  • Helps unload truck when new linen arrives.

  • Folds rolled linen for items that go in nurse server.

  • Distributes exchange carts to floors and linen for milk runs.

  • Responds rapidly and thoroughly to emergencies, special needs.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher preferred

  • No experience required

  • No licensure/certification/registration required

Skills and Attributes

  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.

  • Works under minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Physical Demands

  • Standing: Frequently

  • Walking: Frequently

  • Sitting: Occasionally

  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently

  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely

  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely

  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently

  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely

  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely

  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently

  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently

  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently

  • Climbing: Occasionally

  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently

  • Kneeling: Occasionally

  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally

  • Reaching: Frequently

  • Talking: Frequently

  • Hearing: Frequently

  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely

  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently

  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently

  • Running: Occasionally

  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently

  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently

  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently

  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently

Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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