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Laundry Aide - Full Time in Leesburg, FL at Avante

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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Job Description

Avante Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is seeking a Full-time Laundry Aide to perform the day-to-day activities of the Laundry Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, and as may be directed by the Director of Housekeeping and Laundry Services and/or the Administrator, to ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner and to ensure that an adequate supply of linen is on hand at all times to meet the needs of the residents.

Essential Job Functions: Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform day-to-day laundry functions and specific tasks as assigned and in accordance with established laundry procedures; collect, count, weight, sort and wash soiled laundry, linens, garments, etc. in accordance with established procedures; count, sort, press, iron, fold, hand, stack and distribute clean laundry, linens, and garments to residents and departments daily; ensure that clean laundry, linens and garments are distributed to designated areas; clean, wash, sanitize, deodorize and disinfect all laundry items and areas including floors, walls, ceilings, equipment, filter, etc., using proper cleaning and disinfecting solutions and procedures; ensure that work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, comfortable and attractive manner, clearly marked with caution or safety signs as required; ensure that work areas are free of all hazardous objects and that all equipment, tools and supplies are properly stored at all times; ensure that established Universal Precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures are maintained and followed when performing laundry duties; and, promptly report all hazardous conditions and equipment to the Director of Housekeeping and Laundry Services and or/ the Administrator.
  • Maintain resident confidentiality; treat residents with kindness, dignity and respect; and, know and comply with Residents’ Rights rules. Ability to communicate with residents and personnel and ability to remain calm under stress.
  • Ensure that work and cleaning schedules are followed; report all incidents and accidents to the Director of Housekeeping and Laundry Services; and, coordinate daily laundry services with other departments when performing routine laundry assignments.

This opening is for Mon - Fri and Alternate Weekends, shift 5:30 AM - 2:00 PM. 

Job Requirements



Qualifications:

  • Must be a High School Graduate.
  • Previous experience in Long Term Care preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must speak and understand English.
  • Positive attitude toward the elderly. 

 

Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law.  In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.   

Avante expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, Veterans' status or any other category protected by law.  Improper interference with the ability of Avante's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up to and including, discharge.