Laundry Aide - Full-time (BM#503)

  • 13801 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Join our caring and compassionate team that make up the fabric of our community. As part of the Quaker values Broadmead appreciates the contribution of every individual employee. To reflect this, Broadmead offers competitive wages and generous benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid leave, and retirement plans.

Job Description

This is a Full-time position.

40 hrs. a week Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and every other week-end

Under the direct supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor and Manager, incumbent will be responsible for collecting laundry, sorting, washing, drying, ironing and folding all items used throughout Broadmead.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the washing, drying, folding and return of all linens according to Broadmead procedures.

  • Records amount of linen washed daily and follows directions and schedules.

  • Responsible for packaging clean linen for various departments.

  • Processes and rejects linens according to procedures established by Broadmead.

  • Informs Supervisor of needed supplies and repairs required to Laundry equipment.

  • Cleans laundry equipment on a daily basis.

  • Operates all laundry equipment in a safe and efficient manner

  • Follows all safety and sanitation regulations and practices.

  • Ensures that linens meet the standards for quality and cleanliness for all areas of service.

  • Wears protective personal equipment (PPE) when working with soiled linens.

  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • General knowledge of housekeeping procedures and proper operation of laundry equipment.

  • General knowledge of laundry supplies and materials

  • Basic knowledge of the safe operation and proper use of laundry machinery, tools, supplies and equipment.

  • One year experience in an institutional laundry operation.

  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of all resident care information and assure resident’s rights are being maintained.

  • Must have the ability to interact professionally with residents , staff and visitors.

  • Must have the ability to meet the physical demands of the position, i.e., standing, bending, stooping, kneeling and stretching, pushing, lifting, twisting and lifting a minimum of 30 pounds.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must have the ability to keep records, follow instructions and schedules and come to work during severe incidents and weather related incidents and remain on cite until instructed.

  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.

Additional Information

Dependability and Initiative Expectations

  • Reports to work each day on time and as scheduled.

  • Participates in appropriate in-service education, meeting State in-service requirements.

  • Actively participates in required meetings, arriving on time unless prior arrangements have been made.

  • Takes initiative in performing job as evidenced by offering new ideas, solutions, informing supervisor of potential problems/hazards, using time, equipment and supplies efficiently, assuming extra duties willingly and participating in educational programs to keep abreast of new developments, procedures and technologies.

  • Complies with organization’s policies and procedures.

Customer Service Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by customer service guidelines as established by Broadmead.

Corporate Compliance Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by the Standard of Community Excellence during employment at Broadmead.

  • Responsible for reporting any alleged or suspected violation of the Standards of Community Excellence.

  • Adheres to the Organizations Policies and Procedures covering privacy and security in compliance with HIPAA regulations

Lifestyle Program Expectations

  • You are committed to caring for the whole person, body, mind and spirit.

  • You embrace the resident lifestyle philosophy with the residents, their families and those with whom you work.

  • You recognize that your work makes a difference in the lives of those with whom you care.

  • You realize that those with whom you care depend on you.

  • You are committed to working as a team player.

    All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

    The level of access to residents’ medical information will be determined based on the duties of their job and the employees will be trained on appropriate security levels.