UnityPoint Health

Cleaning Technician III

Requisition ID
Housekeeping and EVS
US-IL-Rock Island
2701 17th St
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Rock Island
Environmental Services- RI
Salary Minimum
USD $10.10/Hr.
Scheduled Hours/Shift
2:45 pm to 11:15 pm and every other weekend (40 hours per week)


Performs work of routine difficulty in a variety of cleaning tasks that involve use of hazardous chemicals, heavy lifting, and exposure to patients (including blood and body fluids).  Daily cleaning of patient rooms (plus transfer and discharge), and isolation precaution room cleaning, completes a variety of set-ups and special events per departmental requests.


  • Proper use of PPE
  • Proper lifting, pushing and pulling techniques
  • Demonstrates competence in using ladders to clean light fixtures, vents, and other high areas
  • Demonstrates competence in vacuuming carpet in public and private areas as well as service vacuum equipment
  • Demonstrates competence in sweeping, dry and wet mopping hard floors in all areas; including stairs
  • Demonstrates competence in high and low dusting in public and private areas
  • Cleans equipment used in daily work tasks
  • Demonstrates competence in handling clean linen and exchanging the linen cart.
  • Demonstrates competence in handling soiled linen and delivers to soiled utility room.
  • Maintains housekeeping closet; keeping it clean, stocked and organized
  • Demonstrates competence in using trash compactor and box crusher
  • Demonstrates competence in using all cleaning chemicals (except cleaning tech level 5)
  • Reports work orders to maintenance for broken equipment; reports work orders for project work to Environmental Services – both via the Intranet
  • Cleans walls, mirrors, light fixtures, and windows in assigned work area(s)
  • Demonstrates competence in cleaning spills containing blood or bodily fluid
  • Demonstrates competence in cleaning public / private restroom
  • Demonstrates competence in cleaning up / disposing of patient trash
  • Cleans up hazardous spills as trained (spill team)
  • Delivers biohazard trash to storage area; labels and tapes boxes and prepares for pickup 
  • Demonstrates competence in handling biohazard trash and needle boxes
  • Demonstrates competence in daily and discharge cleaning, patient room equipment; including bed, over-bed table, chairs, commode, wheelchair, IV stand, and monitor tower, etc.
  • Demonstrates competence in cleaning / sanitizing patient showers
  • Demonstrates competence in daily and discharge cleaning of precaution rooms


  • Environmental Service training and / or experience in a patient setting preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of environmental duties and responsibilities.
  • Be able to accept, demonstrate, and perform new responsibilities assigned to the Environmental Service Department.
  • Must be able to exhibit tact, good judgment, honesty, and a high sense of responsibility when dealing with guests and peers.
  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal communication to complete daily work assignments. Must be able to use the computer.
  • Must be able to complete daily work reports for completed assignments.
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English to use chemicals and to communicate with customers.
  • Must be able to operate hospital computer.



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