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Maintenance Director

Bayside Manor (2)

Location: 640 3rd Street, Gaylord, MN 55334
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 6, 2024
Maintenance Director POSITION SUMMARY The Maintenance Director is responsible for the overall maintenance of the facility. By performing repairs and maintenance on equipment and supplies, ordering and requisitioning supplies and equipment as needed. They perform regular scheduled maintenance checks and documents them and assigns tasks to assistant if applicable. The position evaluates efficient operation of all systems and equipment and makes changes as needed. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Plans, organizes, and maintains a clean and safe environment for residents, staff and visitors. Develops system to assure efficient operation of equipment Monitors for and prevents hazards related to plumbing and electrical systems. Maintains physical plant in compliance with federal and state regulations Maintains fire alarm system in good working order. Maintains emergency electrical systems in proper order. Maintains HVAC (heating, ventilating, air conditioning) systems in good working order. Maintains water and sewage systems in proper working and regulatory order. Follows all preventative maintenance programs and documents actions. Performs routine maintenance and repair work in coordination with other departments. Develops and maintains documentation of such. Properly maintains the facilities’ outside areas. Eliminates and prevents safety hazards relevant to the maintenance department. Follows infection/safety control policies and procedures of the facility. Coordinates preventive maintenance contract visits. For overall supervision, staffing and efficient operation of the maintenance dept. Plans work schedules and procedures. Delegates job duties to assistants that are consistent with their level of knowledge and skill. Participates, with Administrator, in hiring, firing, disciplining, and promoting maintenance staff. Addresses all new employees, during orientation, regarding the Maintenance Department. Supervises the training of new Maintenance employees to their duties. Performs performance evaluations for employees in this department in a prompt, consistent and fair manner according to company policy. Performs other duties as assigned by Administrator Promote a positive and professional image both in the facility and in the community. Abides by and promotes customer service and the Continuous Quality Improvement program of Monarch Healthcare Management. As a team member, assists other departments when necessary in a supportive manner For the ordering, receiving and storage of new equipment and supplies pertinent to the Maintenance Department Works with budget as outlined by Administrator and Monarch Healthcare Management. Meets with sales representatives as needed. Orders supplies and equipment for maintenance departments as needed. Maintains inventory of equipment as needed. Reports equipment in need of repair to Administrator as needed. Documents specific purchases and completes purchase orders and invoice cancellations FACILITY COMPLIANCE Attends continuing education/in-services pertinent to your department, federal and state regulations, and designated by the ADON. Participates in inspections and audits of department as needed to maintain safety and sanitary conditions. Identifies areas of problem/needs through surveys and communicates these at QA&A comm. meetings. Maintains knowledge of job and follows current policies and procedures and outlined by Monarch Assists in policy and procedure development as needed. Attends meetings as directed to include department director meetings, Quality Assurance meetings, etc. Attends all staff education of the Rehabilitation Center relating to safety, infection control and disease process. Maintains current knowledge of Minnesota Department of Health regulations. Is knowledgeable of and abides by the importance of the Residents’ Bill of Rights. Attends educational programs on Continuous Quality Improvement, customer satisfaction and other such programs. Promotes a highly positive workplace centered on strong customer service, inclusivity and ensuring staff feel welcome and supported Ability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends as directed by supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Must have thorough knowledge of general maintenance, such as: boilers, heating and air conditioning units, refrigerators and freezers, electrical wiring, etc. Boiler license is required. Must possess leadership ability and the ability and willingness to cooperate and communicate with all staff and Department Directors. Must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Must qualify for employment, after criminal background study, per guidelines of the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Preferred Experience in healthcare, skilled nursing facility or assisted living community Minnesota Engineer-Class C license is preferred At least 21 years of age and have completed the 12th grade of High School. Two (2) years of experience in maintenance and power plant work is desirable. Required Skills and Abilities Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and pivot with sudden demands of your attention Resilience; ability to welcome constructive feedback, course correct and not take it personally Personability; ability to get along with all personality types and inspire trust with residents, staff, family High emotional intelligence (EQ) Ability to actively listen, with the goal of understanding Ability to clearly speak and proficiently read and write in English Comfort in operating in ambiguous situations and with diverse populations Ability to thrive in an environment that is fast-paced and rapidly growing About Monarch: Monarch’s mission is to change the way short term rehabilitation and long-term care is delivered. We strive to make patient care and customer service come together, putting the needs of our residents and their families first. We fulfill the communities need for health and housing, in a comfortable well equipped, pleasant home like atmosphere. We could not provide this caliber of services without our dedicated employees. We value their contributions and work hard to attract and retain the best talent by offering a positive and supportive work environment along with competitive pay, nice perks, and great benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Salary: $45,000 - $65,000 a year
Employment Type: Full-time