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CommonSpirit Health Environmental Svcs Associate - Housekeeper in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa


MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.



Cleans and services internal and external premises to maintain hospital in sanitary, attractive and orderly condition, in an assigned schedule and/or an assigned shift.


  • Maintains clean and aseptic conditions in assigned area by vacuuming, scouring, dust mopping, high dusting, making beds, removing trash/linen, washing walls and ceilings.

  • Using vacuum and materials effectively in daily work.

  • Use detergents, germicides or other supplies as recommended and follows recommended handling/mixing procedures.

  • Maintains a clean and neat station, cart, closet and equipment.

  • Reports needed equipment repairs to the Supervisor.

  • Logs activities throughout work shift as required paperwork at the end of shift.

  • Collects soiled linen or distributes clean linen, as needed



  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and speak English preferred.

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Requisition ID 2020-146988

Employment Type Full Time

Department Environmental Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Evening

Standard Hours Evening

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.