Laundry Assistant

NHC Hendersonville Hendersonville , TN 37075

Posted 2 months ago

Two openings for second shift, 2 PM - 10 PM.

PURPOSE

The position is responsible for sorting out dirty laundry, loading and unloading washing machine and dryer and folding center linens.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Laundry Supervisor, Housekeeping Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to read Standard English.

  • Must be able to operate standard and commercial laundry machinery.

  • Must be able to understand and follow instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Able to pull and push wet laundry (50 - 75 pounds) from washing machine.

  • Able to be on feet 7 - 8 hours per day.

  • Able to stoop, kneel, and bend.

  • Able to see, hear and communicate adequately to complete job duties and responsibilities.

  • Able to lift 30 - 40 pounds frequently.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Are determined by the center and may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Report to laundry at the assigned time and gather dirty laundry as instructed.

  • Load washers with dirty linens and prepare linen for morning change.

  • Keep dirty linen separate from clean linen at all times.

  • Check water temperature of each washing machine to be sure it is at least 150.

  • Clean all lint traps in accordance with center policy or at least once per shift.

  • Check levels of laundry detergents, softeners and bleach according to center policy.

  • Keep floors, walls and equipment are kept clean.

  • Remove clean laundry from washer and load dryer, making sure that clean laundry does not touch the floor.

  • Operate washing machines and dryers are operated in accordance with manufacturer's and center's policy and procedures.

  • Removed dry clothes from dryer, fold and store in accordance with center policy.

  • Inform supervisor of any problems with equipment so that repairs can be made.

  • Shut down all equipment in laundry in accordance with center policy when fire alarm sounds.

  • Other duties which may be assigned from time to time.

  • Be familiar with and follow all federal, state and center policies and procedures.

  • Work safely, following proper procedures when using chemical agents.

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