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Laundry Aide in Alexandria, VA at Spring Hills Senior Communities

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Collect, wash, dry, and fold residents’ and communal laundry on a scheduled basis. Return laundry to proper owner/department.
  • Practice safe infection control procedures including cross-contamination of personal artifacts.
  • Safely follow cleaning products and chemicals directions of usage. Be aware of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Keep laundry carts and equipment clean and in working order. Promptly notify manager of needed repairs.
  • Keep laundry machines clean and free of lint and debris.
  • Keep laundry room and linen storage areas well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Attend all required orientation/training and staff meetings.
  • Use proper protective equipment when necessary.

Non Essential Functions:

  • Assist in light housekeeping task when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Spring Hills.

Job Requirements


Laundry Aide

Requirements For Laundry Aide

Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Attributes:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Extent Flexibility - The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Experience and Education::

  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); experience with commercial grade laundry equipment a plus.


Physical Requirements:

Standing (over 2/3), walking (over 2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (under 1/3), stoop, kneel(1/2-2/3), talk or hear (1/2-2/3), taste or smell (under 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (over 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (1/3-2/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3)

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