UnityPoint Health

Housekeeping Assistant-Equipment Operator (Anamosa/Monticello Clinics)

Requisition ID
2017-38303
Category
Housekeeping and EVS
US-IA-Anamosa
1795 Hwy 64 East
Affiliate
1050 UnityPoint Health Jones Regional Medical Center
Anamosa
Department
Housekeeping
IA
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
2:30PM to 11:00PM Monday - Friday

Overview

This position will be for cleaning the Anamosa and Monticello Family Medicine facilities each evening.

 

Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the hospital.  Works within the department to maintain hospital sanitation and safety for patients, visitors, and staff; has the ability to work under supervision and carry out assignments with minimum direction; has a good interpersonal relationship with all departments; is willing to do repetitive tasks with frequent interruptions; makes certain that equipment and proper amounts of chemicals are used for their intended purpose; has the initiative for determining the type of cleaning necessary in the various areas of the hospital; follows infection control guidelines in all procedures.

Responsibilities

Follows established department policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.  Completes variance reports according to policy.

  • Responsible for maintaining the housekeeping carts and equipment.
  • Dusts furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mops floors.  Polishes and cleans fixtures in utility rooms and bathrooms.
  • Operates mechanical floor cleaners, polishers and vacuums, when needed.
  • Shampoos rugs and furniture. 
  • Cleans fixtures, tops of windows, doorframes and high areas using high duster.
  • Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials.
  • Moves furniture and other heavy objects as required.
  • Removes waste and soiled linens from work area and places in specified bags or containers.
  • Performs terminal cleaning procedures of patient rooms and prepares room for new occupant; follows isolation procedures in isolation rooms.
  • Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, and walls of bathrooms.
  • Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.This position does not warrant access to patient records.

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Education/Experience/Other

  • Education – Less than high school
  • Training – On the Job
  • Must have Driver's License because will travel between Anamosa and Monticello Clinics

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