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life care Maintenance Director in Valparaiso, Indiana

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Maintenance department in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ maintenance experience
  • Must have proven knowledge of various mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Must be knowledgeable of local building codes and ordinances Specific Job Requirements:

  • 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 plan, supervise, and direct maintenance programs

  • Must be able to schedule preventive maintenance, repairs, and replacements
  • Must be able to inspect equipment/systems regular for proper functioning and safety
  • Must be able to run errands, handing incoming and outgoing freight, and lift and move heavy furniture and equipment
  • Must be able to recruit, select, hire, evaluate, train, counsel, and supervise maintenance staff
  • Must be able to perform duties as a Maintenance Assistant as needed
  • Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget
  • 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