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Maintenance Director

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Maintenance Director (2208505) Maintenance Director - 2208505 Description PruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer. Schedule - Monday - Friday 7AM - 3:30PM JOB PURPOSE: The Maintenance Director assumes administrative authority, responsibility and accountability to maintain the facility physical plant and essential mechanical, electrical and patient/resident care equipment in safe operating condition. Manages employees in provision of maintenance services that protect the health and safety of patients/residents, personnel and the public and provided are consistent with Life Safety Code of the National Fire Protection Association and with all state and federal laws and regulations. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Collects, reviews maintenance requisitions from all unit and departments of facility. Reviews information, establishes priorities, assigns staff or inspects, replaces, repairs, or otherwise resolves the problem. Establishes and conducts scheduled maintenance throughout physical plant and for all equipment. Maintains and tests the emergency power system to ensure availability of power to all entrances, exits fire detection alarms and extinguishing equipment, and life support systems in the event electrical supplies are interrupted. Must be able to perform all perform all daily duties of maintenance staff and maintains all essential equipment (e.g., boiler room equipment, nursing unit/medication room refrigerators, kitchen refrigerator/freezer, and laundry equipment) in safe operating condition. Establishes procedures to ensure the availability of potable water to essential to essential areas in the event of loss of normal water supply. Monitors acceptable range of temperatures and immediately starts repairs to eliminate hazards for facility residents, staff and others Communicates directly with residents, families, legal representatives to identify appropriate to individuals needs and abilities Monitors the performance of maintenance staff by observing staff on all units, on all shift and interviewing facility staff, residents, and families. Performs quality assurance functions, including compliance rounds, on daily basis to evaluate compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, and facility policies and procedures. Develops and updates maintenance policies and procedures that reflect the philosophy and objectives of the facility and are consistent with state and federal regulations. Completes required documentation and record keeping of maintenance activities. Audits records of maintenance staff for accuracy, completeness. Implements approaches to improve department record keeping practices. Collaborate with consultants with timely responses to requests for information and suggestions to improve quality of maintenance services. Monitors staff for compliance with 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. Participates in the development of the department budget. Provides relevant financial information to Nursing Home Administrator regarding department financial needs and status. Hires and retains qualified, competent maintenance staff to provide services to achieve a hazard-free, sanitary, comfortable, homelike environment for residents, facility staff and others. Actively participates in long term care survey process by instructing staff in matters of conduct and disclosure, maintaining a presence at all times surveyors are on-site and directing the timely collection of information required by the survey team. Qualifications MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Minimum or high school graduate or equivalent. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: One (1) year experience in physical plant operations and equipment maintenance. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications) Must have basic working know of a computer (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite) --- - Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption required by date of hire Family Makes Us Stronger. Our family, your family, one family. Committed to loving, giving, and caring. United in making a difference. We are eager to connect with you! Apply Now to get started at PruittHealth! As a condition of employment at PruittHealth, all employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: PruittHealth, Lafayette , Maintenance Director, Executive , Lafayette, Louisiana

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