Life Care Center of Kirkland

Maintenance Assistant - Kirkland

Kirkland, WA

Job Description

Maintenance Assistant

Posted: Tuesday, 10/17/2023
Our team of champions at Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, is proud to have been named Best Nursing Home not just once but twice! Newsweek Magazine named us a Best Nursing Home for 2021, and U.S. News World Report named us a Best Nursing Home for Short-Stay Rehab for 2020-2021.

During the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020, our team rose to the challenge and proved their dedication to caring for our residents. It is through teamwork and commitment we are standing strong today. We are always looking for great talent to join our award-winning team as we look to the future!

Why work here? We're the only 5-Star skilled nursing facility in the city of Kirkland! Join a team that does "Whatever It Takes And Then Some" to provide the highest level of care!:

Position Summary:
The Maintenance Assistant provides quality maintenance functions to the facility in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of one (1) year maintenance experience preferred
  • Proven knowledge of various mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems preferred
  • Knowledge of local building codes and ordinance preferred
Specific Job Requirements:
  • Valid driver’s license in current State with satisfactory driving record per Life Care standards
  • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
  • Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • 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
  • 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:
  • Assist with preventive maintenance, repairs, and replacements
  • Inspect equipment/systems regularly for proper functioning and safety
  • Run errands, handle incoming and outgoing freight, and lift and move heavy furniture and equipment
  • Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Read, write, speak, and understand the English language
An Equal Opportunity Employer

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