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Housekeeping/Laundry Aide

  • Job ID: 818479959
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 330 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Avalon Springs
  • Department: Housekeeping
  • Location: 745 Greenville Road, Mercer PA 16137
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


Located in Mercer PA, Avalon Springs is a modern nursing facility located on a beautiful 40 acre campus. Every day Avalon Springs staff is dedicated to providing residents with the greatest quality of life by caring for the residents with compassion, dignity, and respect.  If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Springs today!

This is a Full Time position with Daylight hours. 7A-330P.



  • Responsible for maintaining facility linen in good repair and stain free. Maintains laundry standards at all times.
  • Maintains all rooms and corridors in a clean, safe and orderly condition. 
  • Assures that all rooms are properly ventilated to prevent condensation, mold growth and noxious odors. 
  • Maintains all floors are clean and free from spillage; and uses non-skid wax on all waxed floors.
  • Performs terminal cleaning procedures, as instructed, when residents are discharged and/or transferred. Assists others in lifting heavy equipment, supplies, etc. as directed or requested.
  • Maintains residents personal clothes in good repair and clean, if so desired. Assures clothes are properly identified.
  • Handles, stores, processes, and transports all linens in a manner that will prevent the spread of infections.
  • Cleans and makes sanitary all bathrooms, residents? rooms, public areas, offices and service areas. Cleans walls, ceilings, doors, windows and screens on a rotating schedule.
  • Wears gloves as necessary when handling dirty linens. Washes hands after contact with any soiled linen. Washes contaminated linens separately if necessary.
  • Maintains the facility by assuring its contents are free from dust, dirt, debris and noxious odors. Maintains all cleaning supplies and toxic materials in labeled containers under safe and sanitary conditions, out of the reach of residents and visitors.
  • Provides adequate amounts of clean linen for good resident care.
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment through department head.
  • Prevents the development and transmission of infections, by following the infection control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains sanitary conditions by keeping all clean and soiled linen covered while transporting through hallways.
  • Transfers washed clothes from washer to dryer and to baskets for distribution. Hangs finished garments on hangers, or folds and stacks garments. Distributes clothes to residents rooms.
  • Collects all trash and refuse from patient/resident areas daily and stores in a manner to make it inaccessible to insects and rodents.
  • Reports burned-out light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, room-call lights, etc., immediately.
  • Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe work environment. Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work practices.
  • Provides a clean and sanitary environment for the well being of the residents, visitors and staff. Assures that all resident rooms and furnishings are visibly as well as antiseptically clean.
  • Follows established safety precautions when performing tasks and using equipment and supplies. Reports all hazardous conditions or equipment immediately.
  • Responsible for washing, folding and distributing clean linen.



High School graduate or equivalent preferred.

Previous housekeeping/laundry experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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