Position Description

TMC HealthCare

TMC HealthCare is Southern Arizona's regional nonprofit hospital system with Tucson Medical Center at its core. Each day staff comes to work to use their skills and expertise to improve the health of the entire community, from birth to the end of life.

Laundry Associate
Job Category Entry level
Schedule Full time
Shift 1 - Day Shift
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Sorts, dries, folds and fills linen and hospital garment orders. Operates industrial ironing/pressing machine.


Adheres to TMC organizational and department specific safety, sanitation, confidentiality, standards of behavior and values of Compassion, Community, Dedication, and Integrity. 

Exhibits excellence in customer service through appropriate attitude and interaction with visitors and staff.

Sorts laundry according to type and condition and weight, and records weight; separates heavily stained or torn garments and routes for rewashing or mending; routes garments for hand finishing; hangs garments or places in pile for distribution to proper department within hospital.

Operates industrial ironing/pressing machine: feeds articles onto feeder belt, smoothes and straightens edges, guides articles to prevent wrinkles, and shakes out and feeds large articles, such as sheets and bedspreads, into ironer.

Performs flatwork finishing; shakes out dry, clean laundry and folds for mangling; works as a catcher and folder after laundry is pressed.

Records the number of linens distributed by department.

Counts and stacks linens for distribution or places them in supply storage; reports linen supply shortages to leads.

Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.


EDUCATION:  High school diploma or GED; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

EXPERIENCE:  No prior experience required.


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