St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Maintenance Generalist is responsible for the installation,
repair, and preventative maintenance of all equipment.
The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of
the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall
not be considered as a detailed description of all the work
requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Be able to install, repair, and maintain various parts and
components of equipment within the facilities.
Perform preventative maintenance checks on all equipment.
Have knowledge of general commercial building maintenance.
Have knowledge of all hospital utility shut off locations.
Have knowledge of when to use Lock Out/Tag Out.
Be skilled in the operation of all tools within the trades.
Be able to activate and deactivate the hospital fire system.
Be able to read blueprints, etc.
Be able to requisition material as needed.
Be able to complete applicable paperwork.
Work weekend on-call as per employee rotation.
Complete jobs thoroughly and accurately in a timely manner.
Cooperates with other department and work groups.
Works independently, in a safe and appropriate manner.
Demonstrates both problem- solving/problem prevention skills equal
to the expected level of responsibility to their jobs.
Treats others with consideration, courtesy and respect.
Completes assignments within allotted time, taking into
consideration the needs of patients, customers, and clients.
Works carefully and precisely, with attention to detail.
Organizes and delivers service in the proper order. Displays
good organizational skills and utilizes resources
Performs duties with initiative and willingly. Shares necessary
information with co-workers when appropriate or needed.
Remains composed in stressful situation and takes action to
restore calm if job appropriate.
Be a member of Security Alert and Disaster Response Teams.
Other related duties as assigned.
Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the
Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues
of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows
appropriate reporting requirements.
Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards
of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and
Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as
appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement,
Operational System/Process, and Safety.
Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through
the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures,
processes and practices.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding
attendance and dress code.
Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment,
knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate
to the age of the patient treated.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Frequent climbing, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching and
standing. Must be able to walk up to mile to job assignments and
run to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner. Must
frequently talk to employees and non-employees about work related
issues. Occasionally must sit, crawl, push objects of various
weight and material, balance body, finger and grasp.
Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 100 pounds
while weight of item is stationary or moving. Must be able to hear
as it relates alarms, verbal orders, etc. Must be able to see as it
relates to use of equipment, tools, prints and diagrams. Must be
able to smell and as it relates to possible maintenance problems.
Must be able to feel as it relates to equipment, tools and
determining problems. Must be able to work alone and/or with
others. Must be able to work in confined spaces. Must be able to
withstand varied temperature changes as it relates to weather and
work area conditions. Must be able to hear as it relates to boiler
and mechanical repairs. Must be able to feel vibrations as it
relates to possible maintenance problems.
POTENTIAL ON-THE-JOB RISKS:
At risk for electrical hazards, cuts and puncture, being
confined to small spaces, radiant energy, extreme temperature and
atmospheric conditions, injuries from operating equipment, burns
and falls from heights.
Must be able to tolerate exposure to airborne latex protein.
Employees who work in patient care areas where they may have
potential exposure to patients with suspected or proven
tuberculosis (TB) must have the ability to wear a particulate
respirator and be fit-tested in compliance with the current
recommendations from the CDC (enforced by OSHA) or must provide
physician documentation as to the inability to wear a particulate
SPECIFIC PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE:
Leather gloves, latex gloves, ear plugs, face shield, long
sleeve shirts, leather boots, safety goggles/glasses.
MOST COMPLEX DUTY:
SUPERVISION (RECEIVED BY AND/OR GIVEN TO):
Supervised by the Director of Plant Operations
Must be able to communicate with other departments and
non-employees in a courteous manner.
Valid Driver's License. Meet and/or exceed the St. Luke's
Quakertown Hospital driver qualifications.
High School Diploma preferred. Trade School Certificate
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Five years commercial industrial experience preferred.
Mechanical ability related to various trades preferred.
General knowledge of commercial building maintenance
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity