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Good Samaritan Society Laundry Assistant - PT Days in Newell, Iowa

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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS IA Newell Ctr
Location: Newell, IA
Address: 415 IA-7, Newell, IA 50568, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 15.00
Starting Rate: $11.00

Department Details

The Good Samaritan Society- Newell is committed to providing an unprecedented level of quality service, compassionate care and range of amenities to ensure our residents enjoy a care-free, fulfilling lifestyle that is tailored to their needs.

To continue to provide exceptional care we need great employees like you! Apply today to join this this great team and leave work everyday with a sense of family and prided teamwork!

Added bonus with this position you have a lot of flexibility and able to make your own schedule!

Job Summary

Perform day to day tasks to maintain a clean environment in a health care organization. Work independently or work in a team environment ensuring that use of equipment, methods, and techniques to handle laundry safely and appropriately such as; sorting, washing, any chemical application, or water temperature. Depending upon the location, complete assigned tasks based on that locations standard processes and policies. Follow infection prevention guidelines to handling contaminated laundry according to organizational and healthcare industrial laundry standards. Participate in laundry collection and sorting, as well as the handling, storage and distribution of clean laundry properly based on that locations standard processes and policies.

Depending upon the location, collect dirty linens (including but not limited to gowns, sheets, towels, blankets, and personal clothing) from wards, rooms, and medical offices; distributes clean and disinfected linens. Based on that locations standard processes and policies will complete some of the following tasks; washing, drying, folding linens, sort and fold clothing, and complete the proper labeling process for the designated health care organization. Depending on location will store and secure laundry supplies and equipment of a healthcare organization.

All proper protective equipment (PPE) is to be used or worn as outlined in that locations standard processes and policies. Physical activities include but not limited to, considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body; such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, twisting, squatting, and handling materials. Ability to lift and/or move up to 30-50lbs and push/pull up to 500lbs on flat surfaces or up and down ramps. This position will require the individual to be on their feet for the majority of their shift. May be exposed to certain levels of noise with the equipment in operation.

Depending on location of position, work hours will vary depending on patient needs. May include overtime, call, backup call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Ability to use a computer, prior cleaning experience in a healthcare setting, knowledge of materials, equipment and methods used in cleaning is helpful.

Depending on location, must have a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-60381
Featured: No