Medxcel Facilities Management Facilities Tech I (Mental Health Protection Worker) - Split Shift in Wichita, Kansas

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.

This is a PRN opportunity but will work up to full-time hours

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 Center - Wichita, KS. The Facilities Technician I 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; 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, as required

  • Coordinates front desk procedures including visitor sign-in and daily log maintenance

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

License/Certification:

  • Valid driver’s license

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) required

Experience:

  • One (1) year of experience in general building maintenance, basic grounds keeping, and/or within a specific trade (carpenter, electrical, HVAC, plumbing) preferred

Competencies:

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Decisive judgment

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment

ID: 2018-8599