Facilities Technician (Mental Health Protection Worker)

US-KS-Wichita
Job ID
2017-8046
Category
Facilities
Company Name
Medxcel Facilities Management

Overview

Medxcel Facilities Management is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.

 

*This is a Part-time opportunity*

 

The Facilities Technician I performs routine maintenance duties for Medxcel Facilities Management throughout the assigned working location of Via Christi Behavioral Health - Wichita KS.  This is an entry-level role within Facilities Management.  While this role may work with journeyman electricians, plumbers, HVAC techs, and/or mechanics, the duties of this role do not require journeyman skill sets and/or certifications.  Facilities Technicians are also responsible to complete assigned safety checks and adhere to all safety regulations and practices.

 

Additional duties include: proactively de-escalating volatile situations, specimen collection, obtain vital signs, providing security for patients, staff and visitors, providing landscaping assistance including snow shoveling, serves as a member of the crisis response team and participates in situational de-briefs, and coordinates front desk procedures including visitor sign-in and daily log maintenance.

Responsibilities

Maintaining Facility Equipment and Systems:

  • Assists with performing testing, inspection, implementation and maintenance of equipment, systems and structures.  
  • Performs assigned preventative maintenance on equipment (i.e., compressors, vac pumps, exhaust fans, air handlers, vents, fan coil units, water coolers, refrigerators, ice machines, etc.) in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
  • Performs minor repairs and replacements, including replacing light bulbs and fire extinguishers, as requested/necessary.
  • Receives and distributes materials throughout the facility.
  • Performs the moving of items within/between locations and from/to storage, including furniture, equipment, and files.
  • May perform daily rounds to provide service, repair and maintenance on transport equipment, wheel chairs; TVs, nurse call systems; medical gas outlets, alarm panels and zone valve locations and other equipment as assigned.
  • May repair or replace faulty or damaged mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, and boiler equipment. Repairs leaking connections, fittings, couplings and fixtures, faucets, washers, seats, stems and valves; replaces spigots, faucets and valves; unstops obstructed plumbing lines and fixtures.
  • May repair overhead paging systems; consults with customers on the operation and repair of non-life support patient equipment. 
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Performs safety checks to comply with regulatory codes.

Special Projects:

  • Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Assists with special projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities required for this job at this location and/or site:

  • Provides patient assistance at site including:
  • Proactively de-escalating volatile situations;
  • Speciman collection;
  • Obtain vital signs
  • Providing security for patients, staff and visitors 
  • Providing landscaping assistance including snow shoveling
  • Serves as a member of the crisis response team and participates in situational de-briefs, as required.
  • Coordinates front desk procedures including visitor sign-in and daily log maintenance.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

License/Certification:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) required.

Experience:

  • One (1) year of experience in general building maintenance and/or within a specific trade (carpenter, electrical, HVAC, plumbing) required.

Competencies:

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Decisive judgment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment

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