Laundry II #74880

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description

Under general supervision, the Laundry II worker is responsible for a variety of tasks associated with the preparation and washing of soiled linen in addition to the distribution of clean linen and wearing apparel in accordance with Alberta Health Services Standards and Practices. This position will be required to operate all commercial laundry equipment as well as transport soiled and clean linen.

Responsibilities:

  • Transport, sort, weigh and record soiled linen and apparel for processing.
  • Load and unload washing and drying equipment, ensuring appropriate capacity for each piece of processing equipment.
  • Sorts and folds clean linen and apparel.
  • Inspects clean linen for damages and stains and identifies items for repair, rewash or discard.
  • Performs PH and Titration testing.
  • Check and maintain laundry chemical levels and replace as necessary.
  • Monitor and adjust work-flow and volume to maximize equipment utilization and meet output requirements.
  • Perform regular safety inspections and identifies potential hazards.
  • Make recommendations on required laundry supplies.
  • Communicates to the supervisor any requested quota changes, linen shortages and equipment problems.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Grade 10 required.
  • Completion of Laundry Chemical or equivalent courses preferred.
  • Industrial Laundry experience preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format.
  • Lifting up to 20 kg. on a regular basis.
  • Pushing and pulling of laundry carts.
  • Standing for the majority of the shift.
  • Repetitive hand and arm motion.
  • Regular forward bending and reaching.
  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure.
  • All employees who work in a patient care location are required to submit a completed Communicable Disease Assessment form.
  • All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable: Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation.

Additional Information:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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