Avalon Health Care Management, Inc.

  • Laundry Assistant

    ID
    2018-1564
    Job Locations
    US-UT-Ogden
    Category
    Housekeeping
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Avalon Health Care is seeking Laundry Assistants to join our amazing team!

     

    The LAUNDRY AIDE serves residents by providing clean laundry in accordance with all laws, regulations and company standards. 

    Responsibilities

    Laundry Services

    • Perform all functions of linen services to include collection, sorting, washing and drying of linen.
    • Count, sort and distribute daily clean linen.
    • Wash personal clothing of residents who request this service.
    • Handle linen services for other facility departments as required. Maintain the laundry room in a clean and orderly manner.
    • Use Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) while handling linen and chemicals.
    • Must be able to work in a non-regulated temperature environment.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Must have high school diploma or equivalent. 
    • Prior housekeeping experience in healthcare or hospitality setting preferred.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

    • Walking, standing, reaching, bending, crouching, grasping, climbing, pushing, pulling and lifting objects.
    • The ability to work at a rapid pace for an entire shift.
    • The employee must regularly lift or move objects or equipment weighing up to 40 pounds and move objects weighing over 50lbs.
    • Must be able to climb and maintain balance on ladders.
    • Must have finger and hand dexterity sufficient to type, handle and manipulate instruments and operate departmental equipment.
    • Have a working understanding of English: ability to read and write; ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; ability to verbally communicate with residents and others; ability to hear and respond to pages.
    • Ability to distinguish smells, tastes and temperatures.
    • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations and when handling multiple tasks.

    SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

    • Must enjoy serving seniors.
    • Must demonstrate excellent customer service and hospitality.
    • Must demonstrate trustworthiness and dependability.
    • Must work efficiently and effectively with little to no supervision.
    • Must demonstrate effective communication skills.
    • Must be organized with attention for detail.
    • Must follow proper techniques when mixing chemicals, disinfectants and solutions used in the work area.
    • Must avoid energy waste (i.e., unnecessary lights).

    EEO

    Avalon Healthcare Management, Inc. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Avalon is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Brenna Monsen, 801-596-8844, brennamoinsen@avalonhealthcare.com.

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