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Linen Services Attendant -27013 at West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE & CODE:

Linen Services Attendant (27013)

DEPARTMENT:

Materials Management / Linen Services

REPORTS TO:

Manager, Laundry

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs all activities associated with the retrieval of soiled linen, processing of linen and distribution of clean linen.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.

1.

Provides efficient courteous customer service to all people while performing duties of Linen Service Attendant.

2.

Answers telephone in an efficient, courteous manner within 5 rings.

3.

Provides quick courteous responses to emergency requests.

4.

Responds to walk-in and telephone requests and provides or sends items to the requestor.

5.

Provides courteous service to customers when delivering or picking up linen.

6.

Provides efficient courteous customer service to all people while performing duties of Linen Service Attendant.

7.

Operates computer-controlled washers to produce clean linen according to operational and safety procedures.

8.

Operates computer-controlled dryers for conditioning and drying linen items according to operational and safety procedures.

9.

Operates computer-controlled spreader according to operational and safety procedures.

10.

Operates flatwork ironer to iron linen items according to operational and safety procedures. Adjusts ironer speed according to the linen items being processed and moisture content.

11.

Operates computer-controlled folders for processing items according to operational and safety procedures.

12.

Have sufficient knowledge of equipment to adjust within proper operating and safety procedures for that piece of equipment.

13.

Notifies supervision of any equipment malfunctions or unusual problems, which need immediate attention.

14.

Retrieves and transports soiled linen from designated areas on a set schedule.

15.

Delivers exchange cart or requisitioned linen to designated area.

16.

Performs housekeeping related duties necessary to maintain the laundry in an orderly and professional condition.

17.

Inventories and records linen orders filled for delivery to offsite designations.

18.

Operates hand-held computers to inventory and restock clean linen exchange carts. Insuring sufficient quantities of linen are stocked on the exchange carts for delivery to patient and ancillary areas.

19.

Log/documents all issues of linen items.

20.

Operates computers to perform educational requirements through Net Learning.

21.

Assists in the training of new employees.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.

Ability dexterity and physical ability to stand, walk, and handle linens for prolonged periods of time.

2.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

3.

Ability to push heavily loaded carts weighing up to 600 pounds.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.

Ability and willingness to work, as directed, at repetitive tasks in hot, humid, and noisy surroundings.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1.

Skills necessary to operate computerized laundry equipment safely and within guidelines are preferred.

2.

Math skills necessary to use hand-held computers to count, inventory, and stock carts to specific quantities are preferred.

Date Reviewed/Revised: June 2016

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)