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Linen Services Assistant - Laundry, Float Position

We Are Hiring

Asst-Linen Svcs - Laundry 001 - Full-Time, Rotating - Ascension Materials Management Building

5am to 6pm Monday through Sunday.  40 hours/week.  Schedule will be flexible, based on staffing needs at each location.

This is Full Time Flex/Float Position for Ascension SE MI Linen Services.  The position will pay a $2/hour differential, with the expectation that this associate will rotate throughout the Southeast Michigan Health System.  This associate will be scheduled based on the staffing needs of the following hospital locations: Ascension, St. John Hospital, Ascension Macomb-Oakland (Warren Campus), Ascension Providence Southfield and Ascension Providence Park, Novi. The scheduled shifts would be between the hours of 5am-6:30pm.  Traveling is involved from Novi to the Eastside of Detroit.   

We are looking for a candidate that is comfortable with manual labor. The linen carts to be transported (clean & soiled) are approx 600 lbs on average, candidate will push/pull two carts at a time.  Required lifting, bending and pulling. The position requires walking for long periods of time throughout the day.


Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.


What You Will Do

As an associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to collect washes and/or distribute clean linens and apparel for assigned clinical areas.


  • Collects and sorts soiled linens and apparel for assigned areas. Stocks and distributes clean linens and apparel, adhering to infection control guidelines.
  • Performs daily inventory to ensure clean linens and apparel are accurately stocked and distributed. Identifies items for repair or replacement and notifies management.
  • Washes, dries or folds laundered linens and apparel, Identifying items for repair or replacement and notifies management.
  • Operates all laundry equipment according to operating instructions and departmental policies.
  • Maintains work area and equipment in clean, working condition.

What You Will Need


  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience:

  • 6 months experience in Linen Services, Materials Management, Inventory Work Preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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Reasonable Accommodation
Ascension Michigan provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.
Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 383139
Category: Environmental Service
Ministry: Ascension SE Michigan, MI
Location: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

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