Laundry II #74926

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description

The Laundry II 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 & 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.
  • Surgical Textile re-processing, inspection, folding, mending and O.R pack make-up in compliance with CSA standards Transport clean linen to patient care units.
  • Performs PH and Titration testing.
  • Check and maintain laundry chemical levels and replace as necessary.
  • Monitor and adjust workflow and volume to maximize equipment utilization and meet output requirements.
  • Perform regular safety inspections and identifies potential hazards.
  • Maintain accurate record of equipment failure.
  • Identifies and reports Health and Safety concerns to supervisor.
  • Make recommendations on required laundry supplies.
  • Provide training and orientation to new Laundry staff.
  • Communicates to the supervisor any requested quota changes, linen shortages and equipment problems.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Grade 10 or recognized equivalent.
  • Knowledge of verbal and written English, arithmetic and weights, normally associated with high school graduation.
  • Completion of Laundry Chemical or equivalent courses preferred.
  • Operation of laundry equipment, processing, textile management, and distribution.
    Industrial Laundry experience preferred.
  • 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.

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