Washroom Operator
Department Laundry Services
Location La Crosse
Schedule/Shift
FTE 1 FTE
Benefit Eligible Yes
Temporary Position No
Union Yes ()
Job Details

Come work in a fast-paced environment and become a crucial memeber of the Gundersen Health System team! 

The Washroom Operator is responsible for washing and drying hospital and clinic linens and transporting clean items to and from diverse locations.

Hours: Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 10:30pm and every 3rd Saturday. 

This position offers an 8 and 80 overtime computation. 


The Washroom Operator will handle and sort linens and operate laundry machinery including industrial type washers and dryers. The Washroom Operator will deliver linens and pick up soiled linens in various hospital and clinic departments. The Washroom Operator will operate the laundry vehicle.

Job Responsibilities
  • Drives laundry vehicle to transport soiled and clean linen to hospital and clinic.
  • Deliver clean linen to hospital and clinic departments.
  • Sort soiled linen into designated categories.
  • Load and unload washing machines.
  • Load and unload dryers.
  • Operate hoists.
  • Clean washer drain and dryer filters daily.

  • Clean lint collector daily.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Nonage Specific (N/A)
    OSHA Category Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required No education required 
    Desired High School Diploma or equivalency 

    Work Experience:
    Required No experience required. 
    Desired  
    Skills:
    Required Ability to...
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications operate computer
    Communication communicate with ease on a professional level
    General - All Positions work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
    Reasoning/Decision Making be professional, honest and have personal integrity
    Reasoning/Decision Making appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own
    Desired Ability to...
    License and Certifications
    Required Valid Driver's License (DL) 
    Desired
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Sitting Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Static Standing Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Driving Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Squatting Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Kneeling/Half Kneel Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Climbing Stair Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Climbing Ladder Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Reaching - Shoulder Level Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Above Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Balance - Right Leg Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Balance - Left Leg Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Lifting - Other Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Never (0%) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Short Carry Never (0%) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Right Carry Never (0%) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Left Carry Never (0%) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Never (0%) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Other:
    Number of lbs:
    Environmental Conditions
    Exposed to infectious diseases.
    Subject to inside environmental conditions.

    Washroom Operator

    Equal Opportunity Employer