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Trinity Health Maintenance Mechanic Full Time in Sioux City, Iowa

Under limited supervision, repairs and maintains through general and preventative maintenance, hospital buildings, grounds, and equipment. The job requires skilled use of various hand tools, power tools, and equipment. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title:Maintenance Mechanic

Job Code:1753

Reports To:Department Director

Pay Grade:PG 18

Dept/Clinic:Maintenance

FLSA:Non-Exempt

Approved By:Human Resources

Date:May 2018

OSHA: 1 - Exposure

POSITION PURPOSE

Under limited supervision, repairs and maintains through general and preventative maintenance, hospital buildings, grounds, and equipment. The job requires skilled use of various hand tools, power tools, and equipment. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:

1.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served, in accordance with Mercy standards.

2.

Has knowledge, skills and ability to accomplish most tasks in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, electronics and grounds.

3.

Works unsupervised on skilled projects and has the ability to lead the work.

4.

Leads or assists work on complex tasks involving multiple tasks in a timely and professional manner as per established industry standards, often initiating them in response to identified needs.

5.

Safely uses complex hand and power tools and safely operates more complex equipment without immediate and direct supervision for most tasks in accordance with the design and the recognized usage for the equipment.

6.

Prioritizes tasks to insure that the most critical work is accomplished first.

7.

Researches parts and materials needed to complete tasks. Prepares purchase requisitions, receives deliveries, and organizes stock items.

8.

Assists other department personnel and departments as assigned in more complex tasks, often initiating them in response to identified needs.

9.

Completes documentation and paper work as necessary to demonstrate effectiveness of time management, and to maintain an accurate and complete work history database.

10.

Functions as a member of the Physical Plant Services team through cooperation with other department personnel while maintaining a team approach to problem solving.

11.

Performs preventive maintenance and safety tests on equipment and systems according to established procedures and schedules.

12.

Recognizes and communicates issues/occurrences utilizing established lines of authority, and assists in identifying ways to resolve variances or unacceptable outcomes.

13.

Actively participates in department meetings, committees, conferences, and in-services.

14.

Is knowledgeable of and actively participates in improving patient safety and reducing risk to patients. Complies with Safety and Infection Control Policies and Procedures.

15.

Employee may periodically be requested to drive.

16.

Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Mercy and Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

17.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Mercy and Trinity Health’s Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.

18.

Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to clients, physicians, employees, and Mercy business.

19.

Demonstrates general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.)

20.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.

MISSION STATEMENT

We serve together in Mercy and Trinity Health, in the spirit of the Gospel, to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities and to steward the resources entrusted to us.

*GUIDING BEHAVIORS *

The Guiding Behaviors are the behaviors necessary for all of us to achieve our Vision. They are: We support each other in serving our patients and communities.We communicate openly, honestly, respectfully and directly.We are fully present.We are all accountable.We trust and assume goodness in intentions.We are continuous learners.

COMMITMENT

Must be able to embrace and adhere to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization and support the Mission of Trinity Health. Must demonstrate good work habits such as time management, attendance, punctuality, team building and other behaviors aligned to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school graduate or GED required. Must have a minimum of three years prior experience, preferably in a health care setting. Able to demonstrate the ability to perform the tasks normally associated with at least two of the traditional building trade groups and to work at those tasks with effectiveness, speed and quality of work as per established industry standards. Demonstration may be through a combination of documented prior work performance and real time testing. (Traditional building trades include carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, HVAC mechanic and general mechanic.) Is able to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team. Is able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change. May be requested to travel within the Siouxland region. When assigned to travel, a valid drivers license and proof of insurance will be submitted to manager prior to travel. Must have a general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.) Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Mercy and Trinity Health.

Mercy cultivates, upholds and supports a safe work environment. Associates support patient and staff safety by demonstrating aptitude and maintaining organizational employment standards and requirements. Associate job performance is continually appraised and formally evaluated during the course of employment with Mercy.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Must successfully pass employment physical examination and must adhere to applicable organizational requirements on an annual basis for Employee Health Directives. Must possess the ability to comply with Mercy and Trinity Health policies and procedures. This job is categorized as ""Heavy Work"". Has the physical stamina to meet the requirements of this job. Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. Must be able to handle stress effectively. Must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to environmental elements, internal and external, which may affect the work place, such as infectious disease, chemical and/or chemical fumes, dust, noise, physical injury from an out of control patient, and adverse effects of inclement weather which may occur.

These essential functions identify the major requirements of the job. They are not an exhaustive list of all job requirements. An employee may be called upon to perform physical actions not specifically identified in this job description.

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Job Number: 00142523

Location: Sioux City, IA

Organization Name: Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City

Facility: MMCIA - MMC Central Building

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40

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