UnityPoint Health

Housekeeper-Environmental Services

Requisition ID
2022-111002
Category
Housekeeping and EVS
Location
US-IA-Dubuque
Address
350 N Grandview Ave
Affiliate
2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
City
Dubuque
Department
Environmental Services
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Evenings, 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm, for 80 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every other weekend rotation.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Sign-On Bonus: $1,500 for qualifying applicants!

 

We are looking for a full-time Housekeeper to join our Environmental Services team! Work hours will be evenings, 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm, for 80 hours per pay period, and as needed. There is a holiday and a every other weekend rotation. 

 

Provides housekeeping services throughout the hospital, including daily cleaning of patient rooms (plus transfer and discharge), and precaution room cleaning, Duties include vacuuming, dusting, disinfecting, mopping, general cleaning and other related tasks. Also completes a variety of set-ups and special events per departmental requests.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?  

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you 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 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/  

Responsibilities

Housekeeping

  • Vacuums, sweeps, and dry- or wet-mops public and private areas.
  • Properly performs high and low dusting.
  • Operates walk-behind or riding floor scrubber.
  • Operates trash compactor and box crusher.
  • Cleans light fixtures & vents, and changes cubicle curtains.
  • Ensures EVS cleaning carts, equipment and closets are kept clean and properly stocked.
  • Handles soiled linen, trash, and biohazards appropriately. Safely delivers biohazard trash, pharmaceutical waste, and sharps containers to storage areas; labels and tapes boxes; and prepares for pickup.
  • Cleans spills containing blood or bodily fluids as trained.
  • Wears proper PPE as needed/required.
  • Cleans assigned areas to department expectations.
  • Follows proper lifting, pushing, pulling techniques.

Communication

  • Communicates in a clear and positive manner with patients and families, as well as physicians and other clinical staff.
  • Communicates regularly with coworkers between shifts.
  • Effectively communicates with customers to provide a safe workplace – verbally and through proper usage of signage (“wet floor” sign, etc.) and to share information about the placement of furniture, equipment, and electrical cords during the project.

Technical / Administrative

  • Effectively utilizes computer to complete assigned tasks through UPH interface system and check email, Intranet, and benefits portal.
  • Completes daily schedule sheets and turns in at end of shift.
  • Reports work orders to Maintenance or Biomed for broken equipment.

Qualifications

 

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.

Education:

 

 

 

 

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

·        Prior housekeeping/Environmental Service training/experience

·        Prior experience in a patient setting

·        Prior Customer Service experience

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

·        Customer/patient focused

·        Interpersonal skills

·        Ability to read, speak and understand English.

·        Basic computer and Microsoft Office skills.

·        Ability to safely use a ladder.

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

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

 

 

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