Lead Linen Services Worker - Ephrata Hospital - Days/Rotating Weekends and Holidays

Ephrata, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 75980

Full time (80 hours biweekly) 

4am - 12:30pm with rotating weekends and holidays

Weekend and Holiday rotation




Job Description:

Under general supervision of Manager-Laundry & Linen Services, oversees all activities in the Production and Order Fulfillment areas of laundry operations. Works in a lead role, providing assistance in selecting, orienting, training and evaluating staff. Responsible for operation and management of equipment and the processes they perform. Assists in management of activities relating to established priorities, planned work schedules and monitors staff workload accordingly. Arranges for distribution and storage of all finished products including Linen Service items. Acts as charge individual in absence of manager.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists manager in establishing priorities, planning work schedules and monitoring workloads.
  2. Plans daily operations in all areas of Linen Services and adjusts staffing levels as required.
  3. Oversees all laundry operations on an ongoing basis.
  4. Arranges for all soiled items to be brought back to Linen Services in the most efficient/effective manner. Determines the correct processes to launder items which will not be processed at HCSC.
  5. Responsible for checking correct items, counts and product quality from linen provider.
  6. Determines correct amount of linen for exchange carts.
  7. Arranges for distribution and inventory of all laundry items in cooperation with nursing services and other user departments.
  8. Coordinates linen inventory orders with linen provider on a weekly basis.
  9. Creates and manages Par levels of inventoried items in conjunction with nursing services and other user departments.
  10. Responsible for managing/operating all processes and equipment located in the Production area including, but not limited to, sorting, washing, drying, folding, weighing, bundling, marking, loading/unloading, inspecting and packaging of all Linen Service items.
  11. Ensures that all Production area equipment is cleaned and required preventative maintenance performed per the vendor provided methods and intervals.
  12. Performs the research needed to develop processes that will enable the addition of new items to the Linen Services department., as directed by the Linen Services Manager.
  13. Communicates with other Linen Services shift leaders.
  14. Assists manager in continuously assessing and improving department’s performance. Maintains appropriate quality control/assessment programs.
  15. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  16. Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings.
  17. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Skills:
    • Ability to understand laundry procedures and machine operation, including micro processing systems on laundry equipment, PCs and other office equipment
    • :Responsible for the following Linen Service Items: All current and future items that are not routed to HCSC; All current and future Microfiber products; All current and future Specialty Linen items that currently include curtains, patient slings/repositioning sheets

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