Linen Service Associate I

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 150193-1A
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2020
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

Welcome To


Winchester Hospital is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job


Feel free to drop in to the office from 9am to 4pm to interview onsite with a Recruiter 


As part of the Environmental Services team, this position:

  • Delivers linen and other laundry items throughout the hospital and stocks based on established par levels.  Stores excess in clean linen room.
  • Picks up soiled linen from all areas of the hospital, including from laundry chutes.
  • Weighs all soiled linen and documents.
  • Accepts deliveries and reviews slips for weights and piece counts.  Reports discrepancies through the chain of command.
  • Assists laundry driver with unloading linen from truck.
  • Monitors par levels and stocks to ensure adequate supplies. 
  • Documents linen usage and restocking from all areas.
  • Launders mops, cleaning cloths, special lift pad, curtains and other laundered items.
  • Ensures all clean linen is covered at all times following department procedures.
  • Maintains equipment to cleanliness, safety and fire prevention standards including cleaning out lint traps daily. 
  • Completes required documentation, such as dryer cleaning log.
  • Responds quickly to emergency issues and Service Response Center requests.
  • Sweeps, mops and otherwise maintains cleanliness of linen room according to department standards for esthetics, efficiency and safety purposes.
  • Attends staff meetings and huddles, offering suggestions and contributing to the collaborative team approach.


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.
  • Able to work with limited supervision.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred.



Scheduled Hours

Every Weekend 6:00am-2:30pm

About Us

Winchester Hospital serves the health care needs of many communities in northwest suburban Boston for acute-care inpatient services plus an extensive range of outpatient services and integrated home care. Since 1912, it has been a trusted pillar of the community, amassing an enviable list of professional awards and honors, including: an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, a ninth-in-the-state ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and repeated accolades as a top area employer. Winchester Hospital was also the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet® recognition, the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.

Winchester Hospital colleagues rally around our mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community. Our affiliation with Lahey Health furthers our mission by allowing us to offer patients streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive care, close to home.

Join our team and embrace our mission by applying today!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.