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UnityPoint Health Floor Care Specialist in Peoria, Illinois

Environmental Services Technician II

(Floor Care Specialist)

Methodist Hospital

Full-time; Benefitted

Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm, with rotating week-ends and holidays

Experience with floor care and equipment repair/preventive maintenance highly preferred for this position*

Provides routine as well as non-routine specific duties including but not limited to, automatic floor machine, pro-vacuum, battery buffers, ride-on equipment, carpet care, contact isolation room service, hard surface floor care, and patient room cleaning. Also provides pick up and transfer of hazardous chemicals from various departments in the medical center to the chemical shed.

Additionally, the position is responsible for all equipment repair/preventive maintenance, battery maintenance, paper-soap-chemical dispenser repairs/installation, office moves, pest control support, supply deliveries, and maintains equipment storage area.

About UnityPoint Health:

Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. Every day we strive to live out our vision statement of “Best outcome every patient every time” through living out our FOCUS values of Foster Unity, Own the Moment, Champion Excellence, and Seize Opportunities.

At UnityPoint Health, we provide care in nine regions throughout Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. As the nation’s fourth largest nondenominational health system in America, UnityPoint Health keeps people at the center of all we do. We are looking for dynamic and talented individuals to join our team. You'll find opportunities for every sized dream.

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Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements.

% of Time


Floor, Carpet and Furniture Care

· Performs floor and furniture care in a safe and efficient manner.

· Strips/waxes floors as assigned.

· Completes furniture extraction

· Scrubs, strips, waxes, hard floors and extracts carpet in an acceptable manner.

· Operates riding scrubbers and buffers.

· Cleans carpets and furniture with the appropriate equipment and chemicals.

· Utilizes time appropriately while wax or carpets are drying.



· Returns equipment in a neat and clean condition to the appropriate location.

· Uses swing machines, buffers, auto scrubbers, riding buffer, riding scrubber, wet vacuum, blowers, extractors, furniture cleaning equipment and carpet spotter.

· Completes Audio/visual equipment is delivery, returns and maintains with all broken units reported to Lead or Manager.

· Keeps equipment storage area neat and orderly.

· Completes battery maintenance on all equipment

· Completes vacuum preventative maintenance and repair

· Completes all set ups

· Squeegees maintenance and repair on all equipment

· Completes preventative maintenance on all equipment: vacuums, walk-behind/ride-on scrubbers, carpet extractors

· Completes daily job responsibilities in a timely manner.

· Runs biological monitoring each week.



· Supports the efforts of fellow employees through teamwork.

· Accepts changing conditions, new procedures, and work direction from others.

· Communicates with the appropriate personnel within and outside the department. Wears name badge and uniform according to policies.

· Adheres to the Absent/tardy to maintain their performance.

· Assist with pest control.

· Assists with paper and soap dispensers installation, maintenance and repair

· Provides office/furniture moves.

· Completes attendance and competencies in all in-services.

· Assists with all moves and set ups.

· Initiates ideas and procedures to streamline operations.



· Determines which chemical is used for each job. Uses chemicals appropriately 100% of time.

· Removes hazardous waste to shed and sign manifests

· Chemicals labeled and stored in a safe manner.

· Mixes furniture and carpet cleaning pre-sprays.

· Maintains familiarity with chemical dispensing stations and repair.

· Maintains familiarity with dwell times.

· Completes Quat test strip testing on chemical dispensers

· Keeps closet neat and orderly.

· Transports hazardous material in a safe and appropriate manner with Manager present.

· Wears appropriate PPE at all times.


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

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


High School graduate or GED equivalent


1 years of experience in/with professional & floor cleaning Preferred.



· Required English Skills

o Basic reading skills

o Basic writing skills

o Basic oral skills

· Communication Skills

o Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker

o Interaction with a wide variety of people

o Maintain confidential information

o Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information

o Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

· Computer Skills

o Basic Skill


· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

· Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities/hospitals.

· Required to drive your own vehicle for business purposes.

Requisition ID: 2021-87432

Street: 221 NE Glen Oak Ave

Name: 5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday through Friday / 9am to 5:30pm / Every other weekend / Three holidays per year.

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