Job Options Presents 2012 Southern California Community Partner Award to Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta
Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta Receives Community Partner Award for Providing Job Opportunities to the Disabled
San Diego, CA May 29, 2012
On May 17th, San Diego Job Options, Inc.’s (JOI) Linen and Laundry Services Division presented the Southern California Community Partnership Award to Loma Linda University Medical Center in Murrieta, California.
In accepting the award at a ceremony held in Murrieta, California, Richard Rawson (Chief Executive Officer) responded, "Thank you for the Community Partnership Award, we are honored. (And) thank you for what Job Options does to help the people in the community." In response, presenter Bill Eastwood, Job Options’ Chief Administrative Officer, noted that Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta partnering with Job Options has "…enabled us to hire more people with disabilities."
This community Partnership award honors a Job Options’ client who has made a strong commitment to provide opportunities to disabled individuals. Job Options provides daily linen and laundry services to the hospital, and places individuals with disabilities to fulfill their contract for the hospital. Marcelino Quesada (Director of Environmental Services at Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta) said, "Job Options Inc. is a great company but what I really like is they're always improving and always looking for new avenues of improvement."
Through its association with Job Options’ Linen and Laundry Division, the medical center’s contract provides this opportunity for the disabled workforce. These JOI employees earn wages that engenders pride in themselves thus leading them toward a more self-sufficient life. Currently, Job Options’ disabled workforce performs over seventy-five percent of the labor hours through the Laundry Division’s contract with the Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta.