SUMMARY: Ensures maintenance and repair of physical structures
by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: An individual must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Other duties as assigned.
1. Oversees maintenance and repair services. This includes but
is not limited to: the collection of maintenance requisitions from
all units and departments, review and assignment of requisitions,
monitoring for adequate and timely completion
2. Promptly responds to emergency needs. Assists the Executive
Director/designee in establishing procedures to ensure the
availability of portable water in essential areas in the event of
loss of normal water supply. Coordinates facility fire and disaster
drills. In the event of an emergency, carries out assigned duties
to assure resident and employee safety.
3. Monitors the performance of maintenance staff by observing
staff on all units, on all shifts and interviewing facility staff,
residents, and families. Performs quality assurance functions,
including regular compliance rounds.
4. Regularly communicates with Executive Director/designee
regarding physical plant, equipment, personnel and budget issues,
and makes recommendations regarding the same. Develops adequate
staffing plan. Assists in department budget development, including
provision of financial information to Executive
5. Ensures routine performance of preventative maintenance. This
includes but is not limited to implementation of the following:
preventative maintenance program for physical plant and equipment,
pest control system, testing and/or maintenance inspection schedule
for emergency power system(s), essential equipment, resident call
system, hot water system, and ventilation or other basic
6. Maintains adequate and comfortable lighting level appropriate
for tasks, without glare, ensuring lighting supports independent
functioning and task performance of residents.
7. Posts signs to identify smoking and non-smoking areas as
8. Performs quality assessment and assurance functions,
including but not limited to: serving on quality and assurance and
other committees, as directed; conducting routine inspections;
reviewing findings; implementing corrective measures as
9. Ensures department follows safety and reporting procedures.
Monitors staff for compliance with Ergonomics Guidelines and OSHA
mandates on workplace safety, including hazard communication and
blood borne pathogens. In cases of workplace exposure, provides
immediate first-aide and refers employee to appropriate facility
staff member for post-exposure follow-up. Promptly and
appropriately reports incidents and injuries to staff, residents,
or third parties.
10. Ensures proper documentation is maintained. This includes
but is not limited to: completion of required documentation and
record keeping of maintenance activities, and auditing records of
maintenance staff for accuracy and completeness. ESG Policies and
Procedures Page 1 of 2 Printed copies are for reference only.
Please refer to the electronic copy for the latest version.
11. Assists with development and update of maintenance policies
and procedures to reflect the philosophy of the facility,
professional standards, and legal requirements.
12. Participates with Executive Director/designee in survey
processes by: instructing staff regarding conduct and disclosure,
reporting, being present at all times surveyors are on-site,
directing prompt responses to requests for information, and
undertaking corrective action, if appropriate.
13. Maintains and applies current skills and knowledge through
continuing education and in-service programs.
14. Carries out responsibilities in compliance with federal,
state, local laws and regulations, and with facility philosophy,
policies and procedures.
15. Ability to read and interpret technical journals, financial
reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common
inquiries or complaints from residents, regulatory agencies, or
members of the business community. Ability to present information
to management effectively. Must be able to speak, understand and
read the English language to the extent necessary to safely and
properly care for physical plant and supervise employees.
16. Excellent interpersonal skills with high level of energy and
enthusiasm. Ability to organize, document, and implement detailed
programs. Good verbal and written communication skills .
17. This position requires standing, sitting, stooping, pushing,
pulling, lifting up to 75 pounds or more, bending, climbing,
twisting upper body, walking, running, carrying, listening,
talking, use of telephone, and exposure to medical equipment and
persons with risk of illness.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises employees and
carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
facility policies, practices, procedures, and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include: interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems. Must consistently use discretion
and independent judgment. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school
diploma or general education degree (GED); or two to four years
related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Meets federal and state requirements
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Driver’s license per
facility requirements preferred.
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