As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Harborview Medical Center's Environmental Services/Laundry & Linen has an outstanding opportunity for a Full-time, Day shift, STOCKROOM ATTENDANT 2. The Stockroom Attendant 2 is responsible for delivering clean linen carts, restocking and building clean linen carts, for units and clinics within the hospital. This position will also be required to meet laundry trucks and ensure all orders are correct.
Meet laundry trucks from the central laundry and receive clean linen into appropriate staging areas
Receive orders and check receipts and invoices
Collect and transport soiled linen to the soiled holding areas at the loading dock in a safe and legal manner
Perform daily routine activities in exchanging linen floor carts, delivering and restocking linens, building and rebuilding linen floor carts for assorted units and clinics within the hospital
Deliver exchange carts and closets/drawers of clean linen as determined by established par levels
Evaluate and re-evaluate par levels and adjust as necessary on a regularly scheduled basis
Maintain and keep accurate records of linen stock levels
Assist in maintaining and recording the physical linen room inventory as required
Perform routine activity of picking up dirty linen to load in carts and meet truck deliveries to load dirty linen
Carry a pager during working hours; respond to customer service calls and/or pages for clean linen deliveries and soiled linen pick-up in a professional manner and log to customer call log sheets
Respond to customer service calls as they arise with hospital staff
Report operational issues to the supervisor and answer general operational questions as they arise with hospital staff
Clean and perform light custodial duties in the stockroom area
Perform other duties as required
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment.
REQUIREMENTS: Six months of full-time experience as a Stockroom Attendant 1 OR equivalent education/experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Ability to take or follow instruction from supervisor
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of linen weight and push/pull up to 800 lbs of linen carts
Will be required to use big push carts, baskets, pagers, pallet jacks, weighing scale, and computers
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.