UnityPoint Health Equipment Operator-Housekeeping in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Routine, preventative and corrective cleaning of floors in accordance to procedures for CarpetCare. Project cleaning of walls, lights, vents, windows, moving furniture, set up meeting rooms, cleaning stairwells, hauling trash, provide post case cleaning in the morgue and surgery rooms and terminal cleaning of floors in surgery rooms, Xenex and other work as assigned.

All work to be done in accordance with the standard procedures of the Environmental Services Department in accordance with the hospital objectives. Will use cleaning equipment including rotos, automatic floor machines, carpet extractors, vacuums, moving dollies, ladders, wall washing equipment, Xenex and other necessary cleaning equipment and supplies.


  • Is aware 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 department or hospital administrative staff.

  • Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner in support of the hospital’s commitment to ethical behavior in all areas of personal and professional activity.

  • Perform cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedule and using prescribed methods.

  • Extract carpeted areas and recognize cause and material of soiling to remove with proper chemicals or processes.

  • Take down and rehang drapes and cubicles.

  • Report to scene of each fire or fire drill.

  • Promote a professional image of the department while making sure each customer’s experience at St. Luke’s is as positive and comforting as possible.

  • Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and have repairs made when needed.

  • Maintain grounds as assigned.

  • Move furniture, beds, and set up meeting rooms.

  • Transport furniture off-site to appropriate areas.

  • Observe and report the need for repairs to hospital equipment, furniture, building and fixtures.

  • Use cardboard bailer as needed.

  • Perform other tasks, which may be assigned by Lead or Supervisor.



  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Reading, writing and mathematical skills at level normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent preferred.


  • Previous experience in an equipment operator position preferred, but not required.

Requisition ID: 2018-42823

Street: 1026 A Ave NE

Name: 1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7:00am - 3:30pm

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org