Maintenance Assistant

Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation - Owensboro, KY 42301 (Dugan Best area)
January 11, 2021
Maintenance Assistant
Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation
6 reviews
Owensboro, KY 42301
Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation
6 reviews
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POSITION TITLE : Maintenance Assistant
DEPARTMENT : Maintenance
POSITION PURPOSE : Promotes a professional and comfortable atmosphere for all customers by diagnosing and performing repairs to all facility assets as directed. Actively involved in department activities and team activities. Accomplishes various levels of maintenance by maintaining buildings, grounds and various utilities systems and services. Repairs mechanical equipment in compliance with building and safety codes throughout facility.
Responsible for performing electrical, mechanical and carpentry repairs and controlling inventory of supplies, parts and tools.
Follow established fire safety policies and procedures.
Follow all established safety procedures and precautions when performing maintenance services.
Wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving heavy objects.
Maintain general plant and facility in good repair, ensuring a safe, clean and orderly environment.
Keep your work area(s) free of hazardous conditions, i.e., grease/oil spills, excess supplies, equipment, etc., to assure that all established safety rules/regulations are followed at all times. Refer to material safety data sheets (MSDSs) when necessary.
Follow established policies governing the use of labels and MSDSs.
Report all unsafe/hazardous conditions, defective equipment, etc., to your supervisor immediately.
Ensure that work/assignment areas are clean and equipment, tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored before leaving such areas on breaks, end of workday, etc.
Ensure that established infection control and universal precautions practices are maintained when performing maintenance procedures.
Participate in appropriate in-service training programs prior to performing tasks that involve potential exposure to blood, body fluids, or hazardous chemicals.
Ensure maintenance supplies have been replenished in work areas as necessary.
Keep supervisor informed of supply needs.
Ensure that the facility and its equipment is properly maintained for resident comfort and convenience.
Report equipment malfunctions or breakdowns to your supervisor as soon as possible.
Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.
Assist others in lifting heavy equipment, supplies, etc., as directed or requested.
Ensure that equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment and supplies when handling infectious materials.
Follow established handwashing procedures.
Dispose of refuse daily in accordance with our established sanitation procedures.
Follow established policies governing the use/disposal of personal protective equipment and disposal of infectious wastes.
Coordinate routine/terminal isolation procedures with nursing services.
Other(s) that may become necessary/appropriate to assure that our facility is maintained in a safe and comfortable manner.
Graduation from high school/GED or equivalent experience is required. A minimum of one-year experience in two or more buildings and/or mechanical crafts such as plumbing, electricity or engine mechanics is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid drivers license required.
Owensboro, KY, USA