Linen Attendant in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  6922 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Varied 

Salary Range: $12.09 - $15.99 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The Linen Attendant, under the direct supervision of the Linen Supervisor, is responsible for receiving, storing, issuing and maintaining an inventory of linen supplies.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Delivers clean linen to and picks up soiled linen from both inpatient and outpatient departments
  • Receives linen items from UHS
  • Sorts, inspects, counts, and records newly laundered items and sets aside for re-laundering or repair those linens which do not meet the established standards
  • Responds to department needs by counting out and assembling linen items into linen exchange carts and delivering the exchange carts to the designated locations
  • Maintain daily par count of linen issued per department for entry into 'Linen Helper' par management software program
  • Ensure the prompt and timely collection of soiled lined from hospital areas into loading carts for periodic shipments during each day
  • Assist Supervisor in monitoring departmental stock levels to ensure appropriate supply of linen
  • Notifies Supervisor of any complications relating to inadequate supply levels or poor quality
  • Maintains infection control standards related to handling, transporting and storage of linens


Job Requirements

  • Completion of high school or equivalent
  • One year related experience in laundry/linen supply facilities preferred
  • Ability to comprehend and provide accurate inventory data for the 'Linen Helper' linen inventory management software system
  • Basic knowledge of computers preferred


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of hospital/institutional laundry or linen supply services
  • Ability to read, write, and use basic mathematics
  • Ability to communicate in tactful/diplomatic manner with a variety of department/hospital personnel, and linen suppliers
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to use age-appropriate communication skills


Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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