UnityPoint Health

Housekeeper Tech-2nd Shift-Methodist West

Requisition ID
Housekeeping and EVS
US-IA-West Des Moines
1660 60th
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
West Des Moines
Environmental Services- West
Scheduled Hours/Shift
3:00pm -11:30 pm rotational weekends and holidays; 40 hrs/wk
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Housekeeper Tech- Methodist West

Shift: 3pm-11:30pm with weekend rotation; 40 hours per week 

Benefits Eligible 


Demonstrate proper cleaning of daily patient and discharge rooms to ensure patient safety for occupancy.  Demonstrate proper use of equipment and chemicals with strong dedication to safety. Floor maintenance to include stripping, waxing, burnishing, sealing, etc


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/


  • Demonstrates ability to utilizeSpaceCareQL cleaning process in all patient and ancillary areas of hospital. 

  • Prepares patient rooms for occupancy; demonstrates understanding of “Epic” protocol. 

  • Performs job tasks and duties as outlined in the job description/task list while in a secured area.Nursing and Department specific decides who is granted access to rooms that contain medications/supplies 

  • Maintains neat appearance of floor surface which include: mopping of hard surface floors, vacuuming of carpets 

  • Maintains neat appearance of floor surface which include: mopping of hard surface floors, vacuuming of carpets.  

  • Transports waste to the designated trash chute or soiled utility location. 

  • Move furniture and set up meeting rooms.  

  • Performs cleaning functions in assigned areas following established procedures to achieve standards for quality. Properly mixes chemicals observing safety precautions and able to follow written instructions.  

  • Demonstrates ability to operate all floor maintenance equipment.  

  • Demonstrates ability to follow floor refinishing procedures. 

  • Ability to perform all EVS assigned tasks with limited supervision or instruction.  

  • Expected to attend and pass annual technical training.  

  • Transports waste to the designated trash chute or soiled utility location 

  • Abides by all UnityPoint Health- Des Moines and departmental policies. 

  • Reports repair needs of equipment, furniture, fixtures and the facility. 

  • Maintains cleanliness of the equipment. 


Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.  Must be 18 years of age. 


Experience: 2 years of carpet cleaning, floor refinishing and general housekeeping preferred but not necessary

Must be able to safely lift bags of laundry, trash or equipment weighing up to 75 pounds. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand fluent English.


 Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Heavy Level of Work


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