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Laundry Aide

Company: Covenant Living
Location: Mercer Island
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!The purpose of this position is to pick up, sort, launder, and redistribute personal laundry for assigned residents. This position ensures the proper labeling and distribution of personal items to be laundered and dry cleaned by outside services and the redistribution of such items.

  • Collect soiled resident clothing from resident rooms and from the utility rooms,and receive other items from nursing personnel for laundering.
    • Separate items to be laundered and dry-cleaned by outside services, checking clothing andmarking with name tags as needed. Check returned laundry and distribute to residents.
      • Wash laundry at proper temperatures with proper kinds and amounts of detergents andother cleaning chemicals. Operate washing machine and dryer in laundry process.
        • Advise supervisor of items that are worn out or unusable, so family can be notified.
        • Launder posies, sheepskins, light bedspreads or other resident belongings as needed.
        • Sort and distribute laundered items to resident rooms and storage areas as appropriate.
        • Collect soiled hand towels from resident rooms and distribute clean towels.
        • Advise supervisor of laundry supply needs.
        • Assist in distribution of house linens from linen service as needed.
        • Be familiar with duties and responsibilities of housekeeper position in order to fill in ifneeded. Requirements:1. One year high school education.2. Good interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written in English.3. Previous housekeeping or laundry experience.4. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.5. Ability to organize routine schedule and duties to complete each day's responsibilities.6. Be able to make independent decisions in the absence of supervisor.7. An interest in and desire to work with older adults. For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, dental and vision insurance
          • Employer paid group term life and disability
          • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
          • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
          • Fitness center use at most facilities.
          • Various voluntary benefits:
            • Life, AD&D
            • Tuition assistance and scholarships
            • Employee assistance program
            • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
            • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or www.covenantcareathome.org. Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.Required qualifications:
              • 18 years or older
              • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
              • Able to comfortably lift 40 lbs
              • Able to stand for duration of shift
              • Legally authorized to work in the United States
              • Reliable transportation to and from work
              • Background check

Keywords: Covenant Living, Seattle , Laundry Aide, Other , Mercer Island, Washington

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