Laundry Worker (Dry fold, Flatwork, Garments, Hand fold, Isolation Gowns, Janitor, Pack Out, Soil Sort.
Tend to laundry machines, process linen from soil to clean and make ready for shipment to area hospitals and hospital satellites by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Soil Sorting – Lifting plastic bags, tearing open, and dumping on conveyor belt. Separating sheets from blankets and tossing downward (45-degree angle) into window. Picking up small or large pieces of linen off the conveyor belt and tossing into window.
Fold Linen – Obtain linen from dump station, pulling one item from several others and hand folding or stacking the item while doing quality check.
Feed linen into folding machine – Obtain linen (towel, gown, etc.) from spring bottom basket and properly place on moving conveyor while doing a quality check. The line is automatically folded.
Feed linen into spreader– Obtain sheet or linen from container or conveyor, properly place linen on machine and press control that automatically irons and folds the item.
Pack Out – Assemble finished linen into carts for shipping-Remove stacks of linen form conveyor belts, count, and stack into carts.
Garment Area – Place items on hangers, identify item on touch screen, send on rail system to hot box. Remove items from robofold and separate/distribute by item and size.
Janitor – Clean floors, lunchroom, restrooms, machinery, grounds upkeep and office area, etc.
Isolation gown – Inspect gowns for quality standards. Remove gown when chip reader indicates washed more than 75 and place in red ban-el. Gowns with less than 75 washes are put in bags of 5.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Less than high school education; or up to one-month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved, written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Pulling linen apart (separate sheet from blanket), bending from waist, twisting to pick up linen from the side, rapid hand motions, reaching for linen on table (dump station), and folding or stacking while counting. Pushing carts that weight up to 700 lbs. Pulling sheets requires strength and agility as sheets are semi tangled and must be pulled apart. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
a. Ironers, feeders, and folding equipment as described before.
b. Floor polishers, janitorial equipment.
c. Computer touch screen, rail system.