PruittHealth Laundry Aide HCC in Valdosta, Georgia
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.
Folds and sorts laundry (blankets, sheets, towels etc.) and personal clothing items
Hangs clothes on racks according to name and numbers.
Delivers patient/resident’s laundry to designated areas
Ensures that patients/residents clothes are ready to wear, not in disrepair and put in proper place
Understands functions of various soaps and bleaches
Follows precautions as stated on MSDS for all chemicals used
Washes and dries clothes and linens
Keeps equipment clean and follows cleaning schedules
Maintains a clean and organized area; sweeps and mops laundry area
Reports any needed repairs to maintenance department
Operates large filters according to established schedules
Ensures proper handling of soiled laundry items
Cleans and disinfects linen carts as required per policy and procedure
Empties washers and dryers as requested/necessary
Operates water, gas, and electric cutoff switches and valves
Understands the proper process for stain removal
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Degree preferred.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
On-the-job training provided
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)
Previous experience in healthcare laundering processes\
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