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Linen Processor - Full Time - Days

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Education:

For safety reasons, qualified applicants must be able to speak and understand English sufficiently to perform safety requirements and demonstrate the ability to follow safety rules required

Experience:

No experience necessary, will train

Knowledge/Skill/Abilities:

Ability to exert up to 43 pounds of push and pull force.

Involves various movement requirements especially upper body.

Utilizes repetitive grasping, pulling, and reaching movements.

Requires stooping and bending to process linen out of baskets and bins.

Must be ab le to stand for eight hour shift.

Visually must be able to discriminate detail.

Environment is warmer during seasonal times.

Potential Job Hazards:

Equipment

Pulling out stuck linens

Automated equipment (bags)

Ironer steam pipes/ironer chest heat

Moving racks, bins and baskets

Repetitive motions

Environment heat, (temp)

Space

Latex Exposure

Licensure/Certification:

Must successfully complete Back School, an in-service and demonstration of safe body mechanics, within

90 days of hire, and annually thereafter.

General Summary:

To finish clean linens for shipping: hand folds and operates various laundry processing equipment. Inspects for holes, stains and other linen imperfections. Works in tumblefold, ironer area, tie machines and surgical inspection.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Operated various laundry processing equipment in a safe productive manor.

2. Folds and stacks linens into different categories meeting production standards set by supervisor.

3. Inspects all linens, surgical and general for tears, holes and overall cleanliness.

4. Removes from clean shippable linens, those that are stained, soiled, ragged, or are in need of mending.

5. Bundles linens, loading racks in quantities specified by the distribution department and places linens into

assigned holding bins.

6. Alternates job assignments with fellow staff members as scheduled by the supervisor.

7. Keeps work areas clean, during and at the close of each shift. Changes out ragged, mending, and

stain wash bags.

8. Performs needed housekeeping functions to maintain a clean working environment and to keep

equipment clean.

9. Hand folding Standards:

Baby Clothes 280 pc. Per hour

Laundry Bags 190 pc. Per hour

PJ's 160 pc. Per hour

Robes/Long Sleeve Gowns 180 pc Per hour

Scrub Clothes 160 pc. Per hour

Soft Contours 180 pc. Per hour

Surgery Towels 500 pc. Per hour

Wash Cloths 1000 pc. Per hour

10. Equipment Processing Standards:

Bath Blankets (blanket folder) 220 pc. Per hour

Bath Towels 625 pc. Per hour

Baby Blankets 400 pc Per hour

Contours 240 pc. Per hour

Dish Towels 600 pc Per hour

Isolation/IV/Robes 230 pc. Per hour

Patient Gowns 260 pc. Per hour

Thermal spreads (blanket folder 180 pc. Per hour

Underpads 370 pc. Per hour

Ironer production:

Bath Blankets 325 pc. Per hour

Sheets/Draws 350 pc. Per hour

Green Sheets/Cart Sheets 300 pc. Per hour

Aprons 300 pc. Per hour

Pillow Cases 500 pc. Per hour

Surgery Towels 680 pc. Per hour

Press Production:

Lab Coats 40 pc. Per hour

11. Practices set safety guidelines that pertain to equipment and the work environment. Takes

action to correct unsafe conditions.

12. Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and

procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

13. Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior

and company policies/procedures.

14. Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted October 11, 2017
Date Closes December 10, 2017
Requisition 6999
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Shared Service Systems Inc
Department Laundry and Linens
Shift Daytime
Hours 7am - 3:30pm M-F hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Location