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UnityPoint Health Environmental Services Associate in Waterloo, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - Allen

Environmental Services

Full-time; 3:00PM - 11:30PM; rotating weekends/holiday schedule; must be able to work 3rd shift hours as needed

An Environmental Services Associate, under the general direction of an Environmental Services Supervisor, performs general cleaning activities and helps distribute laundry throughout Allen Hospital and surrounding clinics. Individually, and as a team, Environmental Service Associates assist in ensuring that the hospital and clinic facilities are clean and safe for patients, team members and visitors on a daily basis.

Patient Services

  • Deliver professional cleaning services throughout the hospital and clinic area, with emphasis on disinfecting surfaces in: patient rooms, restrooms, corridors/stairwells, cafeteria/kitchen, lounge areas/waiting areas, classrooms, offices, exam rooms, etc. in accordance with standard operating procedures of the department.

  • Maintain outside entry glass as the weather permits to uphold the image of the facility.

  • Promptly provide cleaning services to any area of the hospital if requested by the Environmental Services Manager/Supervisor/Lead or other hospital personnel.

Departmental Support

  • Perform laundry tasks as needed/requested such as: fill laundry carts with clean linen; distribute linen throughout the hospital; empty dirty linen from linen chutes; aid in providing accurate par levels in each department.

  • Assist in cleaning at offsite clinic locations when requested to do so by the Environmental Services Manager/Supervisor.

Project Coordination

  • Perform other duties as assigned: cleaning carpets, burnishing floors, stripping/finishing hard surface floors, etc.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

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

  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Minimum Requirements:

  • General housekeeping knowledge.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and display a positive attitude towards coworkers, staff, visitors and patients.


  • High school diploma/GED.

  • Ability to read, write, and understand English.

Requisition ID: 2021-102543

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Posting Minimum: USD $15.00/Hr.

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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