UnityPoint Health

Environmental Services Assistant

Requisition ID
Housekeeping and EVS
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
5020 UnityPoint Health Peoria Methodist Medical Center
Environmental Services
Salary Minimum
USD $10.02/Hr.
Scheduled Hours/Shift
3p-11:30p every weekend and through the week as needed


To clean all public and patient areas in the medical center on a routine basis to provide a clean aesthetic environment. To perform special functions as assigned and required by the Environmental Services Coordinator.


Quality of Work

  • Follows all departmental cleaning procedures.
  • Observes and follows Safety and Sanitation guidelines.
  • All areas are cleaned thoroughly and consistently with little or no discrepancies.
  • Practices the Critical Moments of Truth.
  • Strives to reach Patient Satisfaction goals.
  • Offers assistance to others when census in their area is low.
  • Utilizes Wet Floor signs. Wears appropriate PPE.
  • Performs turnover activities rapidly and accurately.
  • Uses downtime to improve unit appearance and accepts additional assignments.


Quantity of Work

  • Schedule is completed on a daily basis.
  • Completes project work assigned.
  • Initiates project work.
  • Seeks to perform outside of schedule.
  • Implements procedures to increase productivity.
  • Equipment properly maintained (vacuum bags and filters changed).
  • Housekeeping closet, mop sink and cart kept neat and orderly.
  • Leaves carts stocked for the next day.


Job Knowledge/Problem Solving

  • Ability to assess daily workflow and make changes as deemed necessary.
  • Knowledge of duties, chemicals and equipment.
  • Resourcefulness and effectiveness in dealing with stressful situations and emergencies.
  • Easily adapts to all changing routines.
  • Knowledge of location of various support areas.
  • Current on all inservices.



  • Supports the efforts of fellow employees through teamwork.
  • Coordinates efforts and cooperates with all levels of staff, inside and outside the department.
  • Accepts changing conditions, new procedures and direction from others.
  • Effectively communicates with appropriate personnel within and outside the department.
  • Assists other department staff by volunteering, filling in and accepting additional work not normally part of the job.
  • Adheres to all MMCI and EVS policies and procedures.
  • Wears appropriate name badge and uniform according to department policies.
  • Attends and competencied on all inservices.
  • Absent/tardy rate below 5% for full competency.



  • High School Diploma/GED Preferred

Work Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in/with professional cleaning not necessary but Preferred.

Required English Skills

  • Basic reading skills
  • Basic writing skills
  • Basic oral skills

Communication Skills

  • Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
  • Interaction with a wide variety of people
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
  • Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

Computer Skills

No computer skills necessary


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