GROUNDSKEEPER

  • West Park Hospital District
  • 707 Sheridan Ave Cody Wyoming 82414 United States
  • Posted: Apr 01, 2019
Full-time Service/Skilled Workers

Job Description

WEST PARK HOSPITAL DISTRICT dba Cody Regional Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

JOB TITLE:  Tech -Grounds             

DEPARTMENT: Plant Operations             

REPORTS TO: Plant Operations/Environmental Services Director

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean environment throughout the facility. Also, maintaining the equipment, tools, furniture, etc. of the facility. Follow all tasks as set forth by the Director of Plant Operations/Environmental Services.

 

AGES SPECIFIC TO DEPARTMENT:

Newborn

Infant

School Age-

Birth through 1 Month

1 Month through 5 years

6 years through 12 years

Adolescent/Teenager-

13 years through 17 years

Young Adult-

18 years through 34 years

Middle Adult-

35 years through 50 years

Mature Adult-

51 years through 69 years

Geriatric Adult-

70 years +

 

CULTURE/RELIGIOUS ASPECTS

Employee will work with patients/employees of all cultural and religious backgrounds.

 

ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE

Employee performs within the prescribed limits of Cody Regional Health’s Ethics and Compliance Program.  Is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or upward through the chain of command, the Compliance Officer or hospital hotline.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

All employees must adhere to the Mission, Vision and Key Values of Cody Regional Health. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work primarily on outside grounds during summer months
  • Maintain a high quality of appearance on walks and lawns
  • Maintain sprinkler systems
  • Works in all areas of the facility
  • Subject to frequent interruptions
  • Must be willing to work beyond normal hours and in other positions temporarily when necessary
  • Attends and participates in continuing education programs
  • Required to attend all department meetings
  • Required to be available for emergency situations
  • Serves on various committees of the facility as required by appointment by the Plant Operations/Environmental Services Director
  • Required to be part of On Call rotation
  • Must be familiar with potential hazards, e.g. bloodborne pathogens, hazardous and infectious wastes, chemicals, etc.
  • Must have working knowledge of electrical generation, boiler systems, fire alarm and signal systems
  • Must be knowledgeable of safe working practices including the use of power equipment
  • Maintains records of tests, quality control and all pertinent information as it relates to department
  • Develops and maintains a good working rapport with interdepartmental personnel within the entire facility
  • Pick up and deliver supplies for various departments, in town and out of town.
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment in the departments for patients and employees
  • Maintains QI records, records of tests and all pertinent information required within the department.
  • Utilize computers
  • Demonstrate knowledge and compliance with facility wide and departmental policies and procedures
  • Actively participate in Cody Regional Health Compliance Program and demonstrates compliance with required laws and regulations and ensures departmental compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Actively participate in hospital mandatory education programs/in-services
  • Meets attendance policy requirements
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion when carrying out the essential functions of this position
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    SECONDARY FUNCTIONS

  • Must be organized in job functions in order to avoid errors, errors of omission and inconsistent complete of job function
  • Must keep necessary inventories current in order to maintain uninterrupted operation of the facility
  • Maintain an effective preventative maintenance program as necessary
  • Maintains appropriate records as required by regulations, as well as facility records necessary for following established policies and procedures
  • Other related duties and activities as may become necessary or as directed by the Plant Operations/Environmental Services Director
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, visitors and the general public
  • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with other department personnel
  • Must possess the ability to solve problems that arise, which may include items such as wastes of supplies, misuse of equipment.
  • Performs duties in a manner consistent with safety principles
  • Keeps abreast of new procedures and technology
  • Coordinates work flow with other employees/managers to ensure a productive and efficient work environment
  • Communicate by work, word and action the Mission, Vision, Goals and Philosophy of Cody Regional Health.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all coworkers and the general public and to use good judgment in recognizing scope and authority of position
  • Must utilize effective problem-solving skills as appropriate
  • Must be flexible in response to unexpected changes in workload, emergencies and or scheduling changes
  • Attend department meetings
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Plant Operations/Environmental Services Director
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    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    High school diploma or equivalent preferred

     

    EXPERIENCE

    Previous experience with grounds keeping. Knowledge of lawn care and operation of lawn equipment a must. Capable of operating and maintaining sprinkler equipment. Knowledge of general plumbing, electrical, construction, and HVAC systems. Boiler operation experience and or willingness to become licensed.

     

     

    SKILLS

    • Exhibits high moral standards to reflect the attitude of the facility
    • Exhibits personal conduct in accordance with the behavior standards expected of a leader
    • Has the ability to work cooperatively with employees and administrative staff
    • Exhibits personal hygiene and appearance, including attire which reflect professional stature
    • Communications skills, conflict resolution skills, tact are important
    • Judgment must include the ability to make rapid, accurate short and long term decisions under pressure
    • Must be highly motivated and exhibit a positive attitude towards the mission of their department and the facility as a whole

    Tech –Grounds

    • Must possess the ability to work independently and as a team player

     

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS

    Current drivers’ license

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS (HR will complete the remaining sections)

     

     

     

    1

    0-20% of work time: standing, walking, lifting, carrying or pushing 20 pounds or less. Any lifting of 35 pounds or more requires the use of an assistive device and/or physical assistance. Up to 80% or more of work time: sitting. 

     

    X

    2

    15-85% of work time: standing, walking, lifting, carrying or pushing up to 35 pounds independently. When lifting, carrying or pushing greater than 35 pounds assistance or assistive devices will be used.  0-15% of work time sitting

     

     

    3

    15-85% of work time: standing, walking, lifting, carrying or pushing items up to 100 lbs. and occasionally 150 lbs.  When lifting, carrying or pushing greater than 35 pounds assistance or assistive devices will be used.  0-15% of work time sitting

     

    EXPOSURE CATEGORY                        

     

     

    1

    Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.  This includes all procedures or job-related tasks that involve inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or potential spills or splashes of them.

     

     

    2

     

    Tasks that do not involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue, but exposure may be required as a condition of employment.  Appropriate protective measures are readily available to these employees when needed.

     

    X

    3

     

    Tasks that involve NO exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue and tasks are not a condition of employment.