The Maintenance Engineer operates and maintains the equipment and fixtures within the facility using acceptable work practices and following hospital and departmental guidelines to maintain a safe, comfortable environment for patients, staff and visitors
* Performs Technical skills.
Responsible for repairing and maintaining equipment and systems within the hospital assigned in a safe, efficient manner.
Repairs and maintains various pieces of mechanical and electrical equipment following accepted practices and procedures. These systems include plumbing, controls, HVAC refrigeration and electrical/emergency power.
Responsible for maintaining integrity of computer maintenance software program
*Repairs and maintains patient care equipment to provide a safe environment for patients and comply with the standards of the various regulatory agencies
*Gains a thorough working knowledge of the major systems within the hospital, and is able to operate them safely and efficiently and troubleshoot problems so they can be reminded with a minimum of down time and distribution of service
Repairs, maintains, adjusts and calibrates miscellaneous portable equipment brought to the shop for repair, including but not limited to wheelchairs, carts, kitchen equipment, beds, tubes, fire alarm control systems, energy management systems, etc.
*Demonstrates the ability to use blueprints, schematics and technical manuals to trouble-shoot an isolate problems.
*Demonstrates safe and efficient practice in the use of hand and power tools.
*Performs periodic preventive maintenance on fans, motors, belts, HVAC systems, steam, water, sewer, air and vacuum lines regulatory as assigned.
Completes and turns in required documentation i.e. work logs, check lists and other documentation.
Performs all duties in a safe, efficient manner.
*Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Five or more years experience in building operations and maintenance.
Graduate of an accredited trade school in refrigeration, electricity, building maintenance or other appropriate course
Minnesota Maintenance Electrical License
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of building maintenance, utility systems and HVAC systems. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to interact with patients of all age groups. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span in relation to age and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
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