The Maintenance Worker/Assistant performs various duties to maintain a clean and safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Maintenance services are provided I accord wit facility policies and procedures and in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations to enhance resident comfort and enhance the quality of life.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year physical plant and equipment experience in an institutional environment. Vocational training in skilled trade or other relevant training preferred.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Demonstrate competence in application of mechanical and technical concepts to facility plant repair and maintenance projects.
Able to maintain all essential mechanical, electrical and patient care equipment in safe operating condition.
Demonstrates sufficient knowledge of basic math to perform essential functions.
Technical knowledge and analytic ability to diagnose and repair equipment malfunctions.
Sufficient interpersonal skills to interact with facility staff and residents to answer questions and to make prompt efforts to resolve grievances.
Able to apply building and safety codes to facility situations and maintenance procedures and to establish criteria to assure that services provided meet acceptable standards of quality.
Carries out all duties in accord with the facility mission and philosophy.
Demonstrates knowledge of and respect for the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions.
Appreciates the importance of maintaining confidentiality of resident and facility information in all interactions.
Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in the care and use of resident and facility property.
Knowledge of emergency and disaster procedures of facility.
Sufficient mobility, and strength to move freely through the building, to assure resident safety at all times and to assist, transfer or otherwise move residents of facility out of danger in case of emergency.
Post signs to identify smoking and non-smoking areas.
Responds to emergency maintenance needs promptly.
Maintains furniture and equipment appropriate to individuals needs and abilities.
Completes documentation and record keeping of maintenance activities as requested.
Maintains current skills and knowledge through continuing education. Applies information to job responsibilities.