Elderwood at Lockport Laundry Aide 3pm-11pm in Lockport, New York
Laundry Aide 3pm-11pm
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Elderwood at Lockport
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Laundry team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing laundry support. This position is responsible for caring for facility linens and personal clothing of residents in a variety of ways including collecting, laundering, folding and returning the fresh, clean linens/clothing to the designated locations.
Consistently demonstrates the Elderwood iCARE Values.
Sorts soiled linen or clothes into appropriate categories according to type, soiling, fabric and color.
Labels residents clothing and retains records of personal possesions of each resident.
Assists in locating missing articles of clothing.
Loads washing machines, selects wash cycle, adds soaps, detergents, and bleaches.
Transfers washed linen or clothes into dryers and start machine.
Sorts dry linen, and folds and prepares for delivery to designated areas within the facility.
Prepares for delivery, and distributes personal garments of residents.
Removes lint and dust from machines, and keeps laundry area clean on a daily basis.
Practices good infection control measures in the processing of laundry items and in personal habits.
Handles responsibility for keeping compounds and hazardous substances properly stored.
Assists with studies of new products or laundry methods when necessary.
Arrives to work on time, and works as scheduled; responsible for own transportation.
Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy when performing job duties.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.
Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent preferred.
Position-related experience preferred but not required.
An interest in the laundry operation necessary.
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions required.
Respect for residents' privacy and rights; respectful and dignified treatment of residents required.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
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