General Purpose:The Maintenance Assistant performs general maintenance duties both for the interior and exterior aspects of the facility. Semi-skilled to skilled maintenance on various mechanical, electrical and carpentry projects. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:* Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of the facility; recommends painting, repairs, and furnishings, relocations of equipment and reallocations of space to improve sanitation, appearance, and efficiency. Reports any unsafe condition. * Develops and implements repair and maintenance schedules for all areas of the facility and grounds. * Performs preventative maintenance including the checking of lights, doors, and changing filters. * Moves and stores furniture from one location to another without damaging. * Stocks supplies in the appropriate location in a timely manner. * Enters information and maintain all required logs. * Actively participates in QAPI (Quality Assurance Process Improvement) program, taking a proactive approach to quality care and services on a continuous basis with engagement of residents, family members and staff.* Available to facility as needed, on call. * Demonstrates high standards of excellence for meeting resident needs. Communicates effectively, establishes rapport and maintains relationships with residents.* Meets requirement of regular attendance to perform job duties. * Has fun in creating a positive atmosphere for residents in conjunction with our Core Values. * Follows instructions and completes daily assignments as assigned and is proactive to change. * Possesses understanding and compassion for the elderly population. * Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Education and Experience:* High School Diploma or equivalency (required). * Three years experience in facilities maintenance (preferred). Other Qualifications:* CPR Certification (preferred).* Valid drivers license (required).Accura HealthCare embraces a unique upside-down culture, putting residents and direct-care staff at the top level of the organization. Our Resource Center associates play a key role in supporting Accuras purpose, to care for others and advancing the mission, to be partners in care and family for life and are expected to provide exceptional customer service by demonstrating and upholding our values of trust, integrity, accountability, commitment, and kindness through the development of strong relationships, servant leadership, and effective communication and follow-up.Accura HealthCare, an Equal Opportunity Employer and leading post-acute healthcare provider based in Iowa, has communities in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska, and growing!
Location/Region: Newton, IA (50208)