Laundry Attendant

    JEA Senior Living
    8820 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $13.71 - $27.73

    Job Description

    Purpose:

    To maintain assigned areas in a clean, sanitary, safe, orderly and attractive manner in accordance with established procedures and as directed by supervisor; assure that the highest degree of cleanliness and sanitation is maintained at all times.

    Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
    • Must be able to read, write and follow verbal and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
    • Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions and make decisions
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community officials, State officials, and general public.
    • Must have compassion for, and desire to work with, the elderly and understand their needs
    • Must be able to work full or part time on a regular schedule, and on-call as needed.
    • Must meet all state health requirements
    • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) with or without reasonable accommodation.
    Essential Functions:
    • Follow laundry schedule and instructions as directed by supervisor, including but not limited to resident personal laundry items, linens, towels, blankets and other departmental laundry.
    • Ensure all residents' personal laundry is laundered separately and labeled appropriately.
    • Ensure residents' personal laundry is returned to the appropriate person and location.
    • Ensure laundry from other departments is cleaned appropriately and returned to the correct location.
    • Assist with folding, hanging and ironing of resident or departmental laundry items.
    • Submit maintenance work orders of general maintenance concerns and/or problems to Maintenance Director or Administrator.
    • Report to supervisor any unsafe/hazardous conditions within the community and any needed repairs to housekeeping or other facility equipment.
    • Work in concert with admissions to insure that all incoming residents' rooms are cleaned, beds made, linens available and ready for move-in.
    • Assist with housekeeping duties as directed or as needed including, but not limited to resident rooms and common areas.
    • Follow soiled and clean laundry protocol as directed by supervisor.
    • Follow infection control and universal precautions policy.
    • Provide inventory of chemicals, supplies, linens as required.
    • Log water or heat temperatures as required or requested.
    • Attend in-services and staff meetings as requested.
    • Keep janitor closets and laundry supply rooms clean and orderly.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor or Administrator.
    Posting ID: 552773980Posted: 2020-05-21