Textile Associate I

Cleveland Clinic

Join the Cleveland Clinic as a Textile Associate I, where you will work with a collaborative and supportive team of passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country. On our team, you will receive endless support and appreciation, while building a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Textile Associate I, you will collect and distribute clean or soiled linen and scrubs for the efficient functioning of our Main Campus. This is an important role in maintaining a clean and safe environment for our caregivers and patients.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:

Is physically capable of pushing/pulling carts.

Can multi-task and take directions.

Is detail oriented, reliable, hardworking and energetic.

Has excellent communication skills.

Thrives in a team environment.

This is a great opportunity to start your career in a large healthcare organization. You will be able to develop into leadership positions on our team or grow to another area within Cleveland Clinic.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. Thats why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, youll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, youll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


Collects, stocks and distributes clean and soiled linens.

Performs daily inventory to ensure clean linen and scrubs are accurately stocked for distribution.

Identifies items for replacement.

Records and processes orders for lab coats and uniforms.

Helps employees with fitting of new uniforms. Issues lab coats and uniforms to authorized users.

Sorts and inspects uniforms returned from offsite laundry for quality.

Operates heat seal, button and embroidery machines.

Delivers lab coats and uniforms to staff physicians locker rooms or coat closets.

Unloads soiled items from gravity fed chutes.

Assembles various linen packs for use in Surgery and other departments.

Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or GED required.


None required.

Complexity of Work:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

No previous Textile experience is required.

Will receive on the job training.

Computer or data entry experience preferred.

Six months of experience in a customer service or laundry environment preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to perform work in a stationary position for extended periods

Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment

Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information

Ability to move items weighing up to or more than 100 pounds (lbs.)

Ability to inspect equipment

May require working with some exposure to communicable disease

Personal Protective Equipment:

Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities