The Jewish Home and Care Center organization is a non-profit group in the senior living industry. As part of Ovation Communities, we have been serving the people of the Greater Milwaukee area for over 100 years. These services are achieved through a team-work philosophy that is inspired through effective organizational skills, continuous quality improvement efforts and maintaining a balance between professionalism and the ability to have fun. If you enjoy working for a quality, drug-free, facility that will value your work and you believe in compassionate resident care, please consider joining our team.
Position Summary: The Laundry Worker provides maintenance to all linens and Clothing for residents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
Works alone or with other team members in the Laundry area
Gathers soiled linens to prepare for sorting
Pre-sorts all soiled linens
Pre-washes and rinses soiled linen as required
Load and unload washers and dryers
Sorts and folds linens
Irons personal garments and linens as needed
Assists in emergency laundering needs upon request
Marks resident clothing as required
Performs other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
One year supervised food service experience in a skilled nursing facility, retirement facility, or residential service is preferred.
Prior experience in commercial and/or residential cleaning is favorable, but not necessary.
Prior experience in commercial and/or residential laundry is favorable, but not necessary.
Sufficient education to demonstrate spoken and written English.
Demonstrates strong communication and relationship building skills with residents, and is able to explain residents’ needs to others as needed for resident advocacy.
EOE - Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.