Sanford Health Laundry Technician - Laundry and Linen in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Laundry Technician | Laundry and Linen | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Laundry & Linen Services - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Perform day to day tasks to maintain a clean environment in a health care organization. Work independently or work in a team environment ensuring that use of equipment, methods, and techniques to handle laundry safely and appropriately such as; sorting, washing, any chemical application, or water temperature.

Depending upon the location, complete assigned tasks based on that locations standard processes and policies. Follow infection prevention guidelines to handling contaminated laundry according to organizational and healthcare industrial laundry standards. Participate in laundry collection and sorting, as well as the handling, storage and distribution of clean laundry properly based on that locations standard processes and policies.

Depending upon the location, collect dirty linens (including but not limited to gowns, sheets, towels, blankets, and personal clothing) from wards, rooms, and medical offices; distributes clean and disinfected linens. Based on that locations standard processes and policies will complete some of the following tasks; washing, drying, folding linens, sort and fold clothing, and complete the proper labeling process for the designated health care organization. Depending on location will store and secure laundry supplies and equipment of a healthcare organization.

All proper protective equipment (PPE) is to be used or worn as outlined in that locations standard processes and policies. Physical activities include but not limited to, considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body; such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, twisting, squatting, and handling materials. Ability to lift and/or move up to 30-50lbs and push/pull up to 500lbs on flat surfaces or up and down ramps. This position will require the individual to be on their feet for the majority of their shift. May be exposed to certain levels of noise with the equipment in operation.

Depending on location of position, work hours will vary depending on patient needs. May include overtime, call, backup call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Explains own role and responsibility within team. Demonstrates the ability to estimate the time and resources required to complete tasks. Administers appropriate first aid and follows emergency procedures. Adapts easily to changing work demands.Utilizes accepted procedures for problem analysis and resolution. Performs at least 2-3 concurrent activities without reducing productivity.;Listens to feedback without defensiveness and uses it for own communication effectiveness. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Follows spill management standards, policies and procedures to ensure a timely and safe control. Focuses activities on developing and maintaining positive customer relationships. Explains the benefits of maintaining positive working relationships with associates.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

QUALIFICATIONS

High School diploma or general education diploma (GED) equivalent is preferred.

Ability to use a computer, prior cleaning experience in a healthcare setting, knowledge of materials, equipment and methods used in cleaning is helpful.

Depending on location, must have a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Facilities and General Services

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD02505