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Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation
151 Christian Hill Road
GT BARRINGTON, MA 01230
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LAUNDRY AIDE
Great Barrington
Full Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional

Essential Job Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Perform day-to-day laundry functions as assigned.
• Perform assigned tasks in accordance with established laundry procedures.
• Assure that clean laundry, linen, garments, etc., are distributed to designated areas as instructed during emergency conditions.
• Assure that appropriate caution/safety signs are properly set up prior to performing such duties.
• Ensure that work/cleaning schedules for equipment are followed.
• Report all accidents/incidents in a timely manner to your supervisor.
• Coordinate daily laundry services with nursing services when performing routine assignments in resident living areas.
• Assist with department orientation training for new staff.
• Attend departmental and staff meetings.
• Perform specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments.
• Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and using equipment.
• Ensure that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.
• Follow established policies governing the use of labels and MSDSs.
• Ensure that infection control policies and procedures are maintained when performing laundry procedures.
• Discard sharps into designated container.
• Dispose of all types of refuse daily in accordance with established sanitation procedures.
• Ensure adequate laundry/linen supplies are maintained.
• Ensure that equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift.


Qualifications:
• Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education
• Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
• Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism.
• Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
• Must be willing to work harmoniously with other personnel as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
• Must be able to follow written and oral instructions concerning the mixing of cleaning compounds, liquids, disinfecting solutions, etc.
• Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
• Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Will meet all physical requirements of the position as identified by the facility policies and procedures related to functional job analysis.


Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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