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JGS Lifecare Laundry Aide in Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Laundry Aide- JGS Lifecare Part time weekend position available! Every Sat and Sun. 15-20 hours per week, day shift. WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY: Competitive pay Rewarding job within an outstanding and recognized organization Great work environment Qualifications Ability to follow written and oral instructions Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend and squat for prolonged periods Ability to push, pull objects and lift/carry up to 20 pounds unassisted on a frequent basis and up to 50 pounds or more with assistance on occasion Ability to interact effectively with residents, their families and other staff members Responsibilities - Direct Resident Care Skills Meets Annual Skills Competency requirements Demonstrates correct Infection Control practices according to JGS LIFECARE policies and OSHA BBP standard by practicing universal precautions Collects soiled laundry from resident closets Examines names on laundry to insure it matches the resident?s name and bed number Brings soiled laundry to the garage and from the garage to the truck for the outside company Restocks linen carts and linen supply areas Delivers personal laundry Uses proper procedure for entering resident rooms by knocking and identifying Hangs personal clothes in the resident closets Collects cubicle curtains to be washed and returns them when cleaned Prepares linen carts with the clean linen to be brought to the units Is knowledgeable about how to use the washing machines in an emergency Sorts and folds clothes when required to do so Labels personal laundry for all new residents upon admission Is alert to and acts upon any resident safety issue Indirect Responsibilities Completes all mandatory inservices Meets JGS LIFECARE attendance requirements Meets JGS LIFECARE non-tardiness requirement Adheres to JGS LIFECARE dress code Adheres to Resident Rights Policy Demonstrates proper procedures for fire safety Demonstrates respect for resident property by proper handling and storage Follows break schedules as assigned by supervisor Maintains a quiet stress free environment by minimizing disruptive actions - verbal or physical