Peoples Health Centers Family of Companies Maintenance Technician in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Summary : Cleans patient rooms, baths, laboratories. offices. halls. and other areas by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities : include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Clean building daily using a job-tasking list to ensure interior appearance is inviting and safe for patients, staff and visitors.

Ensure building/grounds are maintained in a clean, uncluttered, and are free of fire and personal safety hazards.

Inspect building to identify needed minor repairs and/or maintenance.

Performs terminal cleaning of exam rooms and follows isolation procedures in isolation rooms.

Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials. Places regulated wasted in approved receptacle and stores in designed areas.

Keeps utility and sorage rooms in clean and orderly condition.

Disinfects and sterilizes equipment and supplies.

Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floor.

Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.

Dusts furniture and equipment.

Polishes metalwork.

Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork.

Washes windows, door panels, and sills.

Empties wastebaskets, and empties and cleans outside ashtrays.

Transports trash and waste to disposal area.

Performs minor repairs on electrical equipment and machinery and to buildings and facilities, including painting, plastering and carpentry.

Prepares paint and applies to various structures.

Performs maintenance, repair or replacement of broken parts.

Other duties as assigned.

Competency :

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Meets challeges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Qualifications : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience :

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills :

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short corespondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, cleints, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills :

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability :

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral insttuctions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ADA Requirements: Bending, walking, sitting, lifting ,10lbs, squatting and occasional long periods of standing.