UnityPoint Health

Maintenance - Environmental Safety Systems Grundy

Requisition ID
Facility Services and Construction
US-IA-Grundy Center
201 East J Ave
2620 Grundy County Hospital
Grundy Center
Plant Operations/Maintenan
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Grundy County Memorial Hospital- UnityPoint Health

Full-time; Days


Here’s your opportunity to join a high performing team. Grundy County Memorial Hospital is a consistent top performer in patient experience, recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals, and is accredited for meeting the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care. Come see why our employees have placed us among Iowa’s Top 150 Workplaces for the past seven years, and a Cedar Valley Employer of Choice!

As an affiliate of UnityPoint Health, GCMH offers competitive pay and benefits, including the new Total Rewards program


Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/


Description of Position:

Provide a “snapshot” or the principal purpose or focus of the position, consisting of no more than three to five sentences.  This summary should provide enough information to differentiate the major function and activities of the position from those of other positions.

This position is responsible for general maintenance and upkeep of the physical plant, as well as making necessary repairs to the building structure, general mechanical repairs, and preventive maintenance required to safeguard against most major repairs when possible; also involves upkeep of grounds.  In addition, this position includes maintaining records for the facilities Life Safety and Quality programs.  The position includes involvement with safety, security, and fire prevention/protection and assures all equipment operates and is kept in a condition assuring safety in its use and operation. Call time is required.



Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list).  Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty.  Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task.  Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future.  Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements. 


QI and Life Safety Program

·         Acts as the subject matter expert for the hospital’s life safety equipment and Quality projects.

·         Responsible for reviewing, implementing, and maintaining the QI (Quality) program for the department.

·         Keeps logs on facilities Life Safety Program to ensure regulatory compliance. Reports major repairs, needs and unsafe conditions to manager.

·         Performs, updates and creates new preventative maintenance programs as needed.

·         Serve on hospital committees. (i.e. Quality, Safety, etc.)



Facility Maintenance

·         Ability to perform general building and grounds maintenance as required.

·         Ability to monitor building functions/environment via computer software.

·         Ability to perform daily environmental checks (water, air and room temperatures, air handlers, HVAC equipment, boiler chemicals, and others as assigned).

·         Familiar with maintenance manuals and programs as required.

·         Exhibits skills and knowledge of the hospital facility; keeps hospital and all utilities in good working order.


Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

·         Support the mission, vision, and core values of the organization.

·         Perform all duties of the position in a positive and effective manner.

·         Communicate and work effectively with all organization members.

·         Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·         Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·         Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·         Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·         Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·         Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.





Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.





·         High School diploma or equivalent








·         1-5 years experience in general preventative maintenance and repair (walls, ceilings, floors, equipment, etc.).


·         At least 5 to 7 years of previous experience with Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, and/or Mechanical Systems

·         The ability to troubleshoot malfunctions in electrical systems and perform plumbing and/or mechanical repairs.








Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. 

·         Plumbing, Electrical, or HVAC license. Journeyman Carpenter or equivalent.







  • Detail and quality oriented and must be capable of maintaining records.  
  • Basic Windows-based computer knowledge and ability to operate same.

·         Must be able to work and communicate cooperatively with other members of the department to achieve organizational goals.



  • The ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Basic Microsoft systems knowledge including Word and Excel.








Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.




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