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Company: Maplewood Healthcare Center
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Maplewood Healthcare Center -

Low-Cost Health Insurance

Free Life Insurance

401k with company match

Other benefits:

Paid Time Off

Paid Birthday Holiday

Dental and Vision Insurance

Flexible Spending Account

Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Ancillary Insurance Available.

Includes: Accident, Cancer, Hospital and Critical Illness.

General Purpose:

Provide laundry delivery services for the facility and residents under the supervision of the Environmental Services Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

This facility expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

  • Follow a regular schedule of all daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal, and annual laundry requirements.
  • Follow an uninterrupted work schedule when Supervisor is not available.
  • Mark any unmarked clothing with appropriate resident name before washing or mixing with other soiled clothing.
  • Wash personal clothing of residents who request this service.
  • Handle linen services for other facility departments as required.
  • Coordinate daily laundry services with nursing services when performing routine laundry assignments in resident living and/or recreational areas.
  • Assure that an adequate supply of laundry/linen supplies is maintained in laundry/linen closets to meet the daily needs of the residents.
  • Keep accurate records of linen inventory.
  • Pick up soiled clothing from dirty linen room and bath areas as outlined in Laundry policies and procedures.
  • Operate washers, dryers, and other laundry equipment.
  • Fold, stack, hang, and deliver laundry and linen.
  • Assist in maintaining the Laundry Department in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner at all times.
  • Attend in-service education programs in order to meet facility educational requirements.
  • Be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill & Evacuation Procedures and know how to use the information.
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility records/information.
  • Protect residents from neglect, mistreatment, and abuse.
  • Protect the personal property of the residents of the facility.
  • Others as directed by the supervisor or administrator.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Practical knowledge of day-to-day laundry care in a nursing facility.
  • Organized and detailed in work performance.
  • Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.
  • Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility.
  • Comply with the Residents Rights and Facility Policies and Procedures.
  • Perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.
  • Perform Essential Duties as outlined above.
Working Conditions
  • Subject to frustrations in meeting work demands due to frequent interruptions.
  • Fast paced, required to make decisions quickly
  • Involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
  • May work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
  • Subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
  • Subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals
Physical and Sensory Requirements
  • Assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations
  • Meet general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which may include a medical and physical examination.

Keywords: Maplewood Healthcare Center, Jackson , Assistant, Other , Jackson, Tennessee

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