Laundry Specialist

Vivage Senior Living

Job title:

Laundry Specialist


Vivage Senior Living

Job description

Are you a person who believes in providing great care? Do you believe in having a positive impact on other people’s lives? Are you a team player, quick-thinker, and ready to be a part of an organization that supports your growth?WHAT WE’RE ABOUTWe believe care goes beyond a medical chart. With kindness and integrity as our guide, we strive for excellence in every interaction.Requirements:

  • You care.

Receptionist Perks:

  • Generous Bonuses
  • Growth Opportunities – DOUBLE your salary
  • Health Benefits
  • 401K

POSITION SUMMARYThe primary responsibility of your job position is to perform day-to-day activities of the Laundry Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that work and cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical.
  • Coordinate daily laundry services with nursing services when performing routine assignments.
  • Collect soiled laundry (linens and clothing) from all living and medical units.
  • Sort unwashed articles by color and fabric and tracks all items collected.
  • Report any shortages or discrepancies in counts to the Housekeeper.
  • Load and unload automatic washing and drying machines; wash, fold, and place clean articles on racks by units.
  • Press/iron garments as instructed.
  • Clean floors and walls (sweeping, mopping, dusting, spot cleaning).
  • Clean work/supply carts, equipment, supplies, etc., as requested.
  • Maintain accurate record of all in-coming and out-going clothing items
  • File laundry sheets and request records for future reference.
  • Routinely handle chemicals commonly used in laundry and performs custodial duties in the laundry area.
  • Wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving heavy objects.
  • Wear protective clothing and equipment when handling infectious waste and/or blood/body fluids.
  • Attend and participate in facility mandatory in-service training programs as scheduled.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information including protected health information.
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain an appearance of laundry areas, for sanitation, order, and safety
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions concerning the mixing of cleaning compounds, liquids, disinfectant solutions, etc

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Must possess, as a minimum, an 8th grade educationOn-the-job training providedWORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in all areas of the facility
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions
  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances. Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc
  • Communicates with the laundry personnel
  • Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary
  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)
  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs
  • May be required to work on shifts other than the one which hired
  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants
  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses
  • Maintains a liaison with other department directors to adequately plan for food services/activities
  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals


  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a mental and physical examination
  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet
  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations

Expected salary

$15.45 – 19 per hour


Holly, CO

Job date

Sun, 05 May 2024 03:00:24 GMT

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