Laundry Operator/Truck Driver

The Health Care Center At Standifer Place Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 months ago


The Truck Driver/Laundry Operator may be required to perform any or all duties related to the processing of linen and its delivery. This position reports to the Laundry Supervisor or Manager.


  • Non-Supervisory Duties:

  • Pick up soiled linen from nursing units and deliver to laundry.

  • Pick up soiled personal linen for patients and deliver to patient laundry.

  • Pack and distribute clean linen to nursing units.

  • Perform routine maintenance on trucks.

  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor or manager.

  • Perform general housekeeping in the laundry, trucks and soiled linen areas.

  • Knowledge:

  • Must know how to operate laundry equipment.

  • Must know the operation of truck and equipment.

  • Must be familiar with the location of all nursing units.

  • Skills and Dexterity:

  • Good driving and safety habits

  • Education:

  • Ability to read and write

  • Experience:

  • Experience in driving large trucks

  • Physical Activity (complies with Infection Control Policy and Procedures)

  • Heavy lifting, routinely lifting 30-60 pounds, i.e., transfer of laundry to machines, to carts, to units, etc.

  • Ability to stand for 6-8 hour shifts

  • Driving of large truck along with getting in and out of truck frequently

  • Pushing carts to nursing units. Involves much walking pushing carts weighing 250 pounds to 1,000 pounds loaded.

  • Working Conditions:

  • Working temperature conditions varies according to the season.

  • Unpleasant odor and contact with soiled linen.

  • Work environment is indoor and outdoor

  • Hazards and Risk:

  • Minimal risk following standards, safety equipment

  • Personality and Relationships with Others

  • Must get along with public, all other employees and inmates.

  • Complies with HIPPA regulations.

  • Personal Traits:

  • Must be dependable, neat, and clean.

  • Must have a Driver's License

  • Assuring Resident Safety

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Laundry Operator/Truck Driver

The Health Care Center At Standifer Place