Welcov Healthcare Laundry Aide in Faribault, Minnesota

Description: Performs necessary functions for the upkeep and maintenance of residents’ clothing.

Primary Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  • Loads and unloads washers and dryers.
  • Sort, wash, dry, fold and iron linens and residents' clothing.
  • Operates ironers, folders and presses as required.
  • Discards linens and maintains records.
  • Keep manager informed of linen needs.
  • Deliver clean linen and residents' clothing to rooms; stock linen closets and carts for nursing units and return linen barrels to the laundry.
  • Discard stained, torn or otherwise unacceptable linen.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and sanitary work area.
  • Perform equipment cleaning such as removing detergent build-up in washers and cleaning lint traps in dryers.
  • Assist residents with feeding of meals if necessary.
  • Put resident names on boards an erase when discharged.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Performs all duties in a professional manner.

  • Regular communication with team leader and environmental services director.

  • Performs work in an efficient, accurate and timely manner

  • As an effective member of the facility staff team, fosters cooperation and teamwork.

  • Abides by all facility rules and regulations.

  • Is respectful of the rights of all residents and provide services which will keep residents free from mistreatment.

  • Notifies supervisor of questionable resident care or mistreatment.

  • Keeps resident, facility, professional and personal matters confidential.

  • Is able to work outside of normal working hours as necessary.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and management.



  • Must be able to speak/read/write in English.

  • Six months of laundry experience or the ability to be trained.

  • Must be able to learn the operation of washing machines, dryers, and associated equipment.

  • Regular and punctual attendance.

  • Ability to take instruction and constructive criticism and manage own time effectively.

Equal Opportunity Employer—M/F/D/V

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Able to tolerate standing and walking throughout the day.

  • Able to tolerate frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling, occasional kneeling, climbing, reaching, stretching and crawling.

  • Able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds occasionally.

  • Able to tolerate exposure to solvents and chemicals.

We conduct drug and alcohol testing as allowed by applicable state law.

Status: Regular

Type: Part-time

Shift: Day

Overtime Status: Non-Exempt

Facility: St. Lucas Healthcare Community

Job Title: Laundry Aide

Department: Environmental Services