Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Linen and Transport Aide (Per Diem) in Boston, Massachusetts

Linen and Transport Aide (Per Diem)

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Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts

Req ID 18042BR

Department Description: This is a Per Diem position.Job Location: Boston, MAReq ID: 18042BRJob Summary: Receiving and organizes linen; takes inventory and delives linen to patient care areas and other areas of the Medical Center; documents the movement of linen. Transports patients and other related transport functions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Retrieves and transports soiled linen to pick up area.

  • Receives clean linen from laundry service. Fills par level linen carts per specified stocking levels. Records the linen counts for all linen distributed.

  • Answers telephone and pages responds to linen requests.

  • Distributes linen to appropriate departments throughout the medical center. Exchanges linen carts in all assigned areas of the Medical Center daily.

  • Uses universal precautions and safe infection control practices.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required .

  • 0-1 years related work experience required.

  • No work related experience is required. Training will be provided.

  • Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.


  • Written Communications: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.

  • Oral Communications: Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.

  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.

  • Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

  • Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.