• Facilities Tech I (Mental Health Protection Worker) - Split Shift

    Location US-KS-Wichita
    Job ID
    Building Maintenance
    Company Name
  • Overview

    Medxcel 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 PRN opportunity but will work up to full-time hours*


    The Facilities Technician I (Mental Health Protection Worker) - will perform routine maintenance duties for Medxcel throughout the assigned working location of Via Christi Behavioral Health Center - Wichita, KS. The Facilities Technician I will ensure that the facility and property are clean, safe, secure and functioning at optimum efficiency. 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.


    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
    • Ensures that parking areas, walkways, stairways, entry ways or other high traffic areas are safe and clear of debris, leaves, snow/ice or other items that may prevent hazards to patients and customers. This may involve picking up trash, removing trash/debris, sweeping, blowing leaves/snow, or power washing as appropriate to the area
    • 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

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

    • Provides patient assistance at site including; 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, as required
    • Coordinates front desk procedures including visitor sign-in and daily log maintenance



    • High School Diploma or GED required


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


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


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


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