The Meadows is looking for a Maintenance Assistant to join their team! This position requires personal contact with residents, a high level of competency and efficiency in all aspects of maintenance operations. You must be able to work as part of a team and independently with minimum supervision. As a Maintenance Assistant, your responsibilities will include:
Heavy duty cleaning, grounds care, maintenance of institutional equipment and vehicles. Planting flowers, spraying for insects and diseased flowers and shrubs, weeding, watering, and spreading mulch.
Caring for animals: Cleaning the yard, horse pin, and bird cages. Grooming, trimming hooves, feeding and just being their friends.
Keep records of work performed.
Coordinate work with other departments so as not interrupt patient care or normal business functions.
Able to be on call for emergencies.
Perform or direct duties concerned with maintenance of grounds, parking lots, driveways, etc. May include gardening, landscaping, cleaning-up, snow removal, etc (except that performed under service contract).
Perform or direct heavy custodial duties such as scrubbing and buffing, cleaning of basement, storage, utility areas, washing walls, ceilings, outside windows, changing screens and storm windows, changing light bulbs in ceiling fixtures and cleaning duties in very high places, removing and disposing of garbage and trash.
Run errands, handles incoming and outgoing freight, lift and moves heavy furniture and equipment, and other miscellaneous duties as directed by supervisor or administrator.
Responsible for the care and use of supplies and maintenance equipment used in performance of duties.
Regular inspection of property and equipment for compliance with safety regulations.
Able to cooperate with other partners.
Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.
High school graduate or graduate of a technical school.
Ability to read and interpret technical manuals. Knowledge of local codes and ordinances. Knowledge of safety regulations.
Ability to plan and carry out programs in repair or new construction and/or installation. Ability to direct others.
Knowledge of record keeping and cost estimating.
Knowledge of supplies and equipment used by department and the care of this equipment.
Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with patients.
H-VAC experience is preferred, but not required.
Lakeshore Meadows is proud to be a part of the NHC National HealthCare Corporation family of communities. The NHC environment is one of encouragement and challenge ... innovation and improvement ... teamwork and collaboration ... and honesty and integrity. All NHC employees are committed as partners, not only to the health of our patients, but to the well-being of the communities we serve.
National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality long-term care. Our goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well-being and independence of patients of all ages. We are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.
If you are interested in working for a leader in senior care, share NHC's values of honesty and integrity, please apply online and find out more about us atnhccare.com/locations/the-meadows/