Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices

Laundry Assistant

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Otterbein is seeking a Laundry Assistant to provide clean linen and personal clothing for residents and clean linen to other team members.  This position exists in order to enhance the quality of life and nurture the growth of older persons by providing high quality service in a cheerful, timely manner and by communicating, coordinating, and cooperating with others to attain goals.  The laundry assistant will perform general laundry duties, including transportation of laundry carts to specific locations, in a timely and organized manner.


  • Washes, drys and irons linens, garments, drapes and residents' personal laundry, then hangs personal clothes on hangers.
  • Folds, counts, stacks, lifts, and hangs clean linen and personal clothing.
  • Returns laundered items to the proper storage areas.
  • Distributes personal laundry to resident rooms.
  • Reports broken or defective equipment, other maintenance concerns, and other unsafe or unsanitary conditions to supervisor immediately.
  • Assures that an adequate supply of clean laundry/linen is maintained to meet the daily needs of residents and other departments.
  • Interacts positively with residents, family members, personnel.
  • Mix and uses chemicals for special tasks.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe environment.
  • Is economical and careful with supplies and equipment.
  • Follows all established policies, procedures and regulations to assure that quality resident care is maintained.


Education: High School diploma or GED preferred

Licensure/Certification: None required

Experience: None required


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