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Laundry Worker

Job ID: 138423
Category: Environmental/Linen Services
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2022
Work Schedule: Day Shift, Full Time ( 40 hours per week)

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • Assist Manager/ Director in maintaining the highest standards in regards to customer service and safety. Provide linen delivery to all Medical Center areas. Maintain linen delivery logs.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows and adheres to all Infection Control standards.
  • Performs random weight checks on delivered linen from outside vendor. 
  • Pack carts with appropriate linen to meet PAR levels. 
  • Delivers linen to patient floors daily. 
  • Deliver linen to outpatient areas by scheduled time or as needed.
  • Make all soiled linen pick ups throughout facility.
  • Record all linen deliveries and returns.
  • Clean both soiled and clean linen areas daily.
  • Attend department in-service meetings.
  • Remove trash from linen area daily
  • Clean soiled linen chute areas.
  • Deliver and hand out scrubs and uniforms as needed.
  • Know and understand the policy and procedures of the Medical Center
  • Monitor equipment and have necessary repairs made.
  • Support customer service and performance improvement goals of the department, collaborates with other caregivers/staff, within and outside the Department, to develop means of enhancing patient care and service.
  • Maintains standards of confidentiality.
  • Participates in unit compliance as related to established standards.
  • Never store clean linen in soiled areas
  • Maintains the Clean linen room cleaned and organized on a daily basis
  • All other duties as assigned by manager


Credentials:

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    High School Diploma/ GED Required.

      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

      Live Your Life's Work

      We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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