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Laundry Worker

Department: Environmental
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Lakeside Nursing and Rehab Center

Job Specifications

Laundry Worker- Full Time Must be able to work AM and PM shifts

SNF/Long-term care/hospital experience preferred

Eligibility Factors

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent is required. Experience performing the essential functions of the position is desirable. State background check standards must be maintained as a condition of continued employment in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapters 435 and 408.809 and Florida Administrative Code 59A-35.090.

Condition of Employment and/or Continued Employment

It is the policy of the Company to maintain a drug-free workplace as a condition of employment and/or continued employment.  All employees and job applicants must abide by the terms of this policy.

Position Purpose

The purpose of this position is to implement laundry procedures to operate the laundry department in a cost-effective, efficient manner to safely meet residentsí needs in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Collect soiled laundry
  • Sort soiled laundry
  • Inspect soiled laundry for resident items (e.g., hearing aide, dentures, etc.)
  • Distribute clean laundry to correct recipient
  • Dry laundered items
  • Ensure adequate laundry supplies are available
  • Fold clean laundry
  • Launder soiled items
  • Perform stain removal
  • Sort clean laundry
  • Inspect work areas for safety, fire protection/prevention, upkeep, and supply control
  • Observe and report garments or linens in poor repair
  • Observe assigned areas for need to clean
  • Report defective equipment to supervisor
  • Report defective lights/bulbs to supervisor
  • Report linen needs to supervisor
  • Treat residents fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect
  • Clean, disinfect, and store equipment
  • Operate/utilize dryers
  • Operate/utilize folding table
  • Operate/utilize laundry solution dispensing system
  • Operate/utilize laundry supplies
  • Operate/utilize linen racks
  • Operate/utilize washing machines
  • Report defective equipment to supervisor
  • Request supplies as appropriate
  • Select and operate appropriate equipment
  • Select and utilize appropriate supplies
  • Use equipment and supplies efficiently and in a cost-effective manner
  • Ensure implementation of Residents' Rights
  • Follow isolation precaution/procedures
  • Participate in safety program
  • Report accidents/incidents to supervisor
  • Report hazardous conditions/equipment to supervisor
  • Report safety violations
  • Understand and follow safety procedures
  • Assist new employees with policies, procedures, and work practices
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with policies, procedures, and work schedules
  • Turn found items in to supervisor
  • Understand and apply the Employee Handbook
  • Understand and comply with Code of Conduct
  • Understand and follow instructions
  • Understand and follow procedures

Minimum Qualifications (* denotes day one requirement)

  • Knowledge
  • English language*
  • Arithmetic*
  • Federal Regulations
  • State Regulations
  • Local Regulations
  • Policies/procedures
  • Public safety
  • Customer service



  • Reading comprehension*
  • Oral communications (speaking)*
  • Written communications*
  • Customer service (service orientation)
  • Apply applicable regulations, policies, procedures
  • Monitor/observe
  • Assess
  • Analysis
  • Calculate (mathematics)*
  • Active listening
  • Time management
  • Repairing
  • Equipment selection
  • Operate applicable equipment


  • Problem sensitivity
  • Oral comprehension
  • Information ordering
  • Oral expression
  • Written comprehension
  • Speech clarity
  • Speech recognition
  • Written expression
  • Number facility
  • Spatial orientation
  • Time sharing (multi-tasking)

Physical Requirements

  • Lift 35-50 pounds
  • Carry 11-24 pounds
  • Push/pull 100+ pounds
  • Stretch
  • Bend
  • Twist
  • Stoop
  • Squat
  • Crouch
  • Kneel
  • Balance
  • Reach above shoulder level
  • Climb
  • Climb stairs
  • Climb ladders
  • Walk on even surface
  • Stand
  • Sit
  • Simple grasp
  • Firm grasp
  • Fine hand manipulation
  • Near vision
  • Far vision
  • Distinguish colors
  • Hear conversation
  • Hear alarms
  • Speak


  • Operate/utilize dryers
  • Operate/utilize folding table
  • Operate/utilize laundry solution dispensing system
  • Operate/utilize laundry supplies
  • Operate/utilize linen racks
  • Operate/utilize washing machines

Critical Competencies

  • Displays positive attitude
  • Independence
  • Initiative
  • Conscientiousness
  • Dependability

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