Job Description

Location: Palmetto General Hospital
Posted Date: 5/6/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 8329.71400 Facility Ops Admin

Maintenance Mechanic

Position Summary:

Performs various maintenance functions, including maintenance of the hospital, grounds, and all hospital properties. All other duties as assigned as department demands.

Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities):

Performs general maintenance and construction functions such as:

  • Plunge toilets, adjust thermostats, replace light bulbs, paints, drywall repair, etc. Greases, oils, wipes, does filter changes, belt changes, sewer cleaning, roof repair, caulking, bearings, and makes repairs.
  • Maintains interior and exterior lighting. Maintain and tests electrical equipment as required. Informs supervisor of any problems.
  • Fills out and completes all assigned corrective work orders as required. Maintains preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Provides cost estimate of material used or needed for repair.
  • Responds to radio calls in adequate time frame. Completes requisitions of material needed for repair.
  • Attend and keeps up to date with all equipment in-service material. Assists co-workers, if needed to accomplish job task when supervisor approves.
  • Must be able to report to work in the event of a disaster.
  • Communicates with hospital personnel to inform them of repair or status of repairs, taking place in their area.
  • Performs job duties in accordance with standards set forth by AHCA and JACHO, if applicable.
  • Diagnoses system malfunctions on mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Work is performed under the limited supervisor of the Facilities Director.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Electrician Certification preferred.

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic

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