End Date: 7/1/2022
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance
Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning
Are you service oriented and interested in working for an organization passionate about love and excellence?
We are seeking a full-time Service Assistant II to process and supply clean, sanitary linens in a safe manner for Textiles customers. This is a hybrid role between the clean and soiled side.
The work schedule for this position is 8:00am-4:30pm, also includes working every other weekend and every other holiday.
When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021!
Guided by our values of excellence and love, ChristianaCare offers:
Also our Caregivers enjoy incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to Care.com, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors, hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickers and much more!
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Operate all laundry equipment in a safe manner; knows safety cut offs.
Pre-sort all categories and types of soiled linens for washing.
Operate Dump station, sort table.
Operate all equipment in Soil Sort including tunnel washers, washer extractors, presses and cart washer.
Operate clean processing equipment including dryers, flatwork ironers, feeders, pickers and folding equipment.
Restocks linen carts for all customers to set par levels of clean linens.
Hand folds linen not folded by machine.
Inspects all linen for tears and stains and process accordingly.
Inspects, folds and prepares surgical linen packs for sterilization.
Repair surgical linens with patching machine.
Operate tying machine
Prepares uniforms, lab coats for hospital personnel.
Keeps laundry area clean.
Helps to keep laundry area clean.
Takes linen and carts to designated floors and locations.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Education and experience requirements:
High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
One year experience or on job training.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Ability to input basic computer commands at various work stations.
Ability to operate all types of laundry machinery.
Ability to learn departmental and CCHS policies and procedures.
Possess good hand-eye coordination for sorting linens.
Ability to communicate verbally.
Prolonged standing and walking. Requires ability to lift and walk with weights up to 40 pounds, pushing and pulling of heavy carts and handling large amounts of linens.
Exposure to hazardous chemicals, chemical odors, and loud noises. Possible exposure to sharp instruments and infectious diseases.
Who We Are
Delivering health, not just health care is our promise to our community. Be a part of an organization that makes a difference in a BIG way by impacting the lives of each other and the communities we serve.
From the clinical providers to the logistical support, everyone is delivering a semblance of care in our community through their role. As an organization that puts patients first, anchoring ourselves in Love and Excellence, this delivery of care and commitment of being excellent today and even better tomorrow make us all caregivers here at ChristianaCare.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
“Both as a patient and a caregiver, I have witnessed our core values of love and excellence firsthand.”
“I am so proud to be a part of ChristianaCare due to its emphasis on our core values of Love and Excellence.”
Director, Employee Health
“What started out as a temporary assignment has taken me on a career journey as a Medical Assistant to my current role as a Social Worker.”
“During our COVID-19 response I witnessed each of us coming together, not only as individual teams, but as an organization.”
Administrative Services Coordinator
“For me, ChristianaCare is a place of personal growth.”
Conference Support AV/IT Analyst
“I have been with ChristianaCare for 9 years. Through these 9 years, I have really been able to grow my career and apply my talents within the company.”
Manager, Practice Operations
“ChristianaCare is deeply committed to professional development. As we seek new knowledge and continuously improve through feedback, we support our case managers through the achievement of professional certification in case management.”
Vice President, CareVio
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Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?
At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.
Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.
We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.
ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.
At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.
Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.
Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!Why Delaware? Why Maryland?