Medxcel Facilities Management Facilities Tech I (Mental Health Protection Worker) in Wichita, Kansas
This is working 3 days a week, 12 hour shifts. One week you will work weekends and the next week you will work during the week.
Medxcel is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.
The Facilities Technician I (Mental Health Protection Worker) will perform routine maintenance duties for Medxcel throughout the assigned working location of Via Christi Behavioral Health - Wichita, KS. The Facilities Technician I (Mental Health Protection Worker) will ensure that the facility and property are clean, safe, secure and functioning at optimum efficiency. This is an entry-level role within Facilities Management. While this role may work with journeyman electricians, plumbers, HVAC techs, and/or mechanics, the duties of this role do not require journeyman skill sets and/or certifications. Facilities Technicians are also responsible to complete assigned safety checks and adhere to all safety regulations and practices.
Additional duties include: proactively de-escalating volatile situations, specimen collection, obtain vital signs, providing security for patients, staff and visitors, providing landscaping assistance including snow shoveling, serves as a member of the crisis response team and participates in situational de-briefs, and coordinates front desk procedures including visitor sign-in and daily log maintenance.
Maintaining Facility, Equipment, and Systems:
Assists with performing testing, inspection, implementation and maintenance of equipment, systems and structures
Performs assigned preventative maintenance on equipment (i.e., compressors, vac pumps, exhaust fans, air handlers, vents, fan coil units, water coolers, refrigerators, ice machines, etc.) in accordance with manufacturer specifications
Performs minor repairs and replacements, including replacing light bulbs and fire extinguishers, as requested/necessary
Ensures that parking areas, walkways, stairways, entry ways or other high traffic areas are safe and clear of debris, leaves, snow/ice or other items that may prevent hazards to patients and customers. This may involve picking up trash, removing trash/debris, sweeping, blowing leaves/snow, or power washing as appropriate to the area
Receives and distributes materials throughout the facility
Performs the moving of items within/between locations and from/to storage, including furniture, equipment, and files
May perform daily rounds to provide service, repair and maintenance on transport equipment, wheel chairs; TVs, nurse call systems; medical gas outlets, alarm panels and zone valve locations and other equipment as assigned
May repair or replace faulty or damaged mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, and boiler equipment. Repairs leaking connections, fittings, couplings and fixtures, faucets, washers, seats, stems and valves; replaces spigots, faucets and valves; unstops obstructed plumbing lines and fixtures
May repair overhead paging systems; consults with customers on the operation and repair of non-life support patient equipment
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required
Performs safety checks to comply with regulatory codes
Additional Responsibilities required for this job at this location and/or site:
Provides patient assistance at site including:
Proactively de-escalating volatile situations
Obtain vital signs
Providing security for patients, staff and visitors
Providing landscaping assistance including snow shoveling
Serves as a member of the crisis response team and participates in situational de-briefs, as required
Coordinates front desk procedures including visitor sign-in and daily log maintenance
- High School Diploma or GED required
- Valid driver’s license
- One (1) year of experience in general building maintenance, basic grounds keeping, and/or within a specific trade (carpenter, electrical, HVAC, plumbing) preferred
Critical thinking skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment
Company Name: Medxcel Facilities Management