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life care Maintenance Assistant in Plainwell, Michigan

Live the Mission:

Life Care Center of Plainwell is seeking a Maintenance Assistant to work for the summer. This is a temporary position.

We are conveniently located on US 131 just north of Kalamazoo and a short commute south of Grand Rapids!

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Assistant provides quality maintenance functions to the facility in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred

  • Minimum of one (1) year maintenance experience preferred

  • Proven knowledge of various mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems preferred

  • Knowledge of local building codes and ordinance preferred

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license in current State with satisfactory driving record per Life Care standards

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to assist with preventive maintenance, repairs, and replacements

  • Must be able to inspect equipment/systems regularly for proper functioning and safety

  • Must be able to run errands, handle incoming and outgoing freight, and lift and move heavy furniture and equipment

  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

An Equal Opportunity Employer