UnityPoint Health

Housekeeping Assistant (PRN)

Requisition ID
Housekeeping and EVS
1795 Hwy 64 E
1050 UnityPoint Health Jones Regional Medical Center
Scheduled Hours/Shift
PRN - As Needed
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed


Description of Position:

The Environmental Services Assistant reports to the environmental services manager.  This position works with other environmental services assistants as part of the environmental services team. As part of this team, this person performs the daily operations for routine cleaning and maintenance tasks and related work as required.




Why UnityPoint Health?

  • 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 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.



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. 

% of Time


Position Accountabilities/Duties:

·         Perform daily cleaning and maintenance tasks such as mopping, vacuuming, wiping down counters, cleaning bathrooms, emptying garbage, etc.

·         Take down and rehang drapes and curtains

·         Move furniture, beds, and set up rooms


50 %

Development & Education:

·         Reading, writing and mathematical skills at level normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent preferred. 





Basic UPH Performance Criteria          

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

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


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.


Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors

Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health’s values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities

Foster Unity:

·         Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.

·         Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.

·         Seek to understand and are open to diverse thoughts and perspectives.

Own The Moment: 


·         Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect

·         Enthusiastically engage in our work.

·         Accountable for our individual actions and our team performance.

·         Responsible for solving problems regardless of the origin.

Champion Excellence:

·         Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality.

·         Have a relentless focus on exceeding expectations.

·         Believe in sharing our results, learning from our mistakes and celebrating our successes.

Seize Opportunities:

·         Embrace and promote innovation and transformation.

·         Create partnerships that improve care delivery in our communities.

·         Have the courage to challenge the status quo.




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







Cleaning experience




















Communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with others


Organizational skills and ability to handle direction for work and to stay on task



 Information about Jones Regional Medical Center - Anamosa, IA


Jones Regional Medical Center has been named 5th fastest growing hospital in the US by Modern Healthcare



·         All private rooms

·         Three major trauma rooms with an additional four exam rooms

·         State-of-the-art equipment and lighting

·         Easy navigation for patients to be evaluated and treated in the ED

·         Radiology/laboratory services located next to ED for easy testing access

·         5500+ volume Monthly

·         24/7 RT, Lab, ER and Radiology

·         Daytime offerings - Therapy, Wound, Social Services, Counseling, Rehabilitation

·         Great place to have a rural quality of life but have access to larger cities (30-minutes to Cedar Rapids and 45-minutes to Iowa City)




Choose Jones County

Jones County, located in the heart of Eastern Iowa along Highway 151, is central to major U.S. markets. Within five hours of Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Madison, and Omaha with easy access to the crossroads of America, Interstates 80 and 35.


Living in Jones County

·         Easy highway access to major shopping/entertainment in Cedar Rapids 

·         Just 45 minutes from Iowa City

·         Growing trail system for walking and biking

·         Museums including the National Motorcycle Museum and the Anamosa State Penitentiary Museum

·         State and local parks for camping and recreation

·         Two new aqua parks

·         Numerous golf courses

·         Home of the Jones County Fair the 3rd largest county fair in the state of Iowa.


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