UnityPoint Health

  • Cleaning Technician III

    Requisition ID
    Housekeeping and EVS
    500 John Deere Rd
    6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
    Environmental Services- MO
    Salary Minimum
    USD $10.61/Hr.
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Variable Hours/Shifts
  • Overview

    • Performs work of routine difficulty in a variety of cleaning tasks that involve use of hazardous checmicals, heavy lifting in a public area, in the operating rooms, and other surgical areas of the hospital including Cath Lab, CTU, and Endo. Exposure to patients (including bodily fluids and blood).
    • Daily cleaning of patient rooms, (plus transfer and discharge), precaution room cleaning, and carpet extraction in public and private areas.
    • Operates floor machine(s) in public and surgical areas.
    • Carpet extraction in public and private areas.



    • 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 in patient setting required. Must have appropriate relevant knowledge of environmental duties and responsibilities. 
    • Must 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. 
    • Must be able to take direction from those other than leads in Environmental Services Department in order to completed daily work


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