Laundry Worker

Western State Hospital   Staunton, VA   Full-time     Housekeeping / Janitorial
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Posted on July 31, 2020

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience


Job Description

Western State Hospital is seeking an individual to fill a vacancy in our Laundry department. This position provides adequate, clean and sanitary linens for patients and staff. This position does require standing for long periods of time, lifting heavy items, pushing, pulling and cleaning. Responsible for inventory, storage and distribution of patient property and valuables per hospital instructions.


Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate general knowledge of laundry processes to include washing, separating, drying and distribution of laundry. Demonstrated ability to operate commercial laundry equipment required. Must possess ability to use a computer and perform basic computer operations such as; email, Word, and Excel. Demonstrated ability to safely operate laundry equipment is required.


Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Bi-Lingual English/Spanish preferred.


Special Requirements   

The successful applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, drug screening test and employment reference check. The applicant must have the ability to perform at the level of physical demands noted on the Employee Work Profile and the verified ability to perform the essential functions of the position.