Laundry Aide HCC
Posted on: November 22, 2021
JOB PURPOSE: Tends laundering machines to clean sheets,
blankets, pillow coverings, and personal articles of patients.
Loads articles in washer and adds specified amount of detergent or
other cleaning agents. Lifts clean, wet articles from washer and
places them successively into wringer and dryer for measured time
cycles. Sorts dry articles according to identification numbers or
type. Folds and places items in appropriate storage bin. KEY
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Folds and sorts laundry (blankets, sheets,
towels etc.) and personal clothing items 2. Hangs clothes on racks
according to name and numbers. 3. Delivers patient/resident's
laundry to designated areas 4. Ensures that patients/residents
clothes are ready to wear, not in disrepair and put in proper place
5. Understands functions of various soaps and bleaches 6. Follows
precautions as stated on MSDS for all chemicals used 7. Washes and
dries clothes and linens 8. Keeps equipment clean and follows
cleaning schedules 9. Maintains a clean and organized area; sweeps
and mops laundry area 10. Reports any needed repairs to maintenance
department 11. Operates large filters according to established
schedules 12. Ensures proper handling of soiled laundry items 13.
Cleans and disinfects linen carts as required per policy and
procedure 14. Empties washers and dryers as requested/necessary 15.
Operates water, gas, and electric cutoff switches and valves 16.
Understands the proper process for stain removal MINIMUM EDUCATION
REQUIRED: High School Degree preferred. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED: On-the-job training provided MINIMUM
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: None ADDITIONAL
QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications) Previous experience in
healthcare laundering processes
Keywords: PruittHealth, Columbia , Laundry Aide HCC, Other , Bamberg, South Carolina
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