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Laundry Attendant (DH1207) 

About the Organization Thank you for your interest in exploring the professionally rewarding and personally fulfilling benefits with Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. We look forward to continuing our discussion about the opportunity and purpose health professionals experience as valued members of TCRHCC team.

A TCRHCC career offers a chance to live and work within or near Native communities, providing clinicians/nurses/administrators with a unique opportunity to learn the heritage of the tribes we serve, discover traditions that have been carried down for generations and gain cultural insight into the beliefs and values of a deserving and appreciative patient population.
 
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The purpose of this position is to provide quality service of washing hospital linen and patient clothing in a timely manner. Position is full time – rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and the occasional overtime.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Receives hospital dirty linen; maintains a system of linen control and distribution; delivers clean linen to Hospital linen room.
  2. Collects soiled linen, separates soiled linen by description bath blankets, bedspreads, blankets, sheets, fitted sheets, bath towels, maternity gowns, open back gowns, mattress pads, tele gowns, baby blankets, pillowcases, OR scrubs, dental scrubs, hospital scrubs, and isolation gowns.
  3. Dirty linen well be placed into the washer machine. When finished washing it well then be transferred to the dryer for drying. After loading dirty linen and starting washer the washer shall be cleaned and wiped down with a hospital approved disinfectant. The dryer will be disinfected after each load to eliminate any cross contamination.
  4. Cleans and disinfect laundry bins out after each is emptied. Sweeps and mops facility to prevent lint from building up.
  5. Picks up dirty linen from hospital dirty linen room, delivers dirty linen to laundry building, then delivers clean linen back to the main Hospital clean linen storage room.
  6. Sorts clean linen and packages linen to be delivered.
  7. Laundry truck and laundry carts will be cleaned out with hospital approved disinfectant after each dirty linen delivery to prevent cross contamination.
  8. Ensure proper PPE is always worn while on duty including but not limited to face mask, gloves, gown, NIOSH-approved N95 filtering respirator or higher (if available), and eye or face shield.
  9. Complete all donning and doffing tasks in a safe acceptable method and discard of used PPE accordingly. (See CDC website for most current updates).
  10. Complete task training for all routine cleaning and decontamination processes for all surfaces contaminated by a communicable disease to ensure a high level of patient, visitor, employee, and external customer satisfaction.
  11. Ensure all “red zone” tasks and call backs are per House Supervisor’s and Department Manager’s PPE requirements. Complete all donning and doffing tasks in a safe acceptable method and discard of used PPE accordingly. Training will be provided.
  12. Complete task training for all routine cleaning and decontamination processes for all surfaces contaminated by a communicable disease to ensure a high level of patient, visitor, employee and external customer satisfaction.
  13. Perform other duties assigned.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical:

The position requires the ability to occasionally sit, drive, climb, kneel and cough, frequently bend, twist and reach and ability to stand, walk, and maintain balance for a prolonged period of time. Must be able to lift to 24-34lbs for a prolonged period of time and frequently lifting up to 75lbs as well as occasionally lifting up to 100lbs when necessary. Must be able to push/pull up to 75lbs for a prolonged period of time and occasionally over 100 lbs. Position requires ability of near vison, color vision, depth perception, seeing fine details, hearing normal speech and occasionally far vision, hearing overhead pages and telephone use. Must have ability of both hand manipulation of prolonged simple grasping, firm grasping, fine manipulation and occasional use of keyboards.

Mental:

Must be able to prioritize and use good judgment. Must accept flexible schedule to meet unit needs. Must have ability to cope with high levels of stress, concentrate, handle multiple priorities in stressful situations, work alone, demonstrate high degree of patience, adapt to shift work, work in areas that are close and crowded as well as frequent ability to handle a high degree of flexibility and the ability to occasionally make decisions under high pressure, cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way and manage altercations.

Environmental:

While in this position you may be exposed to infectious disease, chemical agents, dust, fumes, gases, and loud noises over a majority of the shift as well as frequent exposure to extremes in temperature or humidity, hazardous or moving equipment and unprotected heights.

 
Position Requirements

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED if none must obtain GED within 6 months from date of hire

Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of cleaning principles, use of cleaning products and operation of standard cleaning equipment.

Other Skills and Abilities:

A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.  All employment references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas:

  • Positive working relationships with others
  • Possession of high ethical standards and no history of complaints
  • Reliable and dependable; reports to work as scheduled without excessive absences.
  • Proper techniques for protecting self and patients from pathogenic agents
  • Must have the ability to read, write, understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license without restrictions and maintained throughout employment
  • Must follow all Safety and Infection Control rules, regulations and standards
  • Knowledge and understanding the standards and precautions of infection control
 
Close Date 7/31/2021  
EOE Statement The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) is committed to equal opportunity employment. In accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (NPEA) and TCRHCC policy, preference is given to qualified Navajo and Native American candidates. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations(s) during the application and/or interview process should notify a representative in the Human Resources Department.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation  
Navajo/Indian Preference Applicants who are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation and who meet the necessary qualifications for this position will be given preference in hiring and employment for this position.  
Open Date 7/16/2021  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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