The Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin (RHOW) is a state-of-the-art, 40-bed Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Hospital that is dedicated to restoring lives. We are a result of the joint venture partnership between ProHealth Care and Kindred Healthcare to meet the growing rehabilitation needs of the region. RHOW specializes in treating patients with many diagnoses, including, but not limited to, stroke, brain injury, amputation, neurological and cardiac disorders. In 2016, RHOW received Joint Commission Disease Specific Specialization in Stroke and Amputee Rehabilitation. In 2020, RHOW became CARF accredited.
Assists in assigned activities of plant operation functions which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, utility systems and grounds of the hospital in an operative and safe working condition. Assists in maintaining performance improvement activities within the facility and participates in CQI activities. Performs general maintenance and repair duties to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Physical Plant. Receives daily direction from the Director of Plant Operations via verbal or written communications. May share on call with Director of Plant Operations.
Reports daily to the Director of Plant Operations regarding the physical and structural conditions of hospital facilities and the status of work in progress.
Participates in the applications of standards of quality and productivity for the facility. Follows policies, procedures and standards of work performance for maintenance and repair of equipment, buildings and building systems.
Assists in administering the maintenance program to ensure the uninterrupted operation of the entire physical plant.
Works closely with other departments and administration. Negotiates priorities, plans work schedules, completes job assignments, and requests orders of needed materials, supplies and parts.
Performs and completes maintenance repair work, alterations, remodeling, minor construction, and checks out installation and servicing of mechanical and electrical equipment and building systems.
Assists with maintaining stock levels of materials and parts within budgetary constraints.
Assists in ensuring compliance with state and federal requirements in regards to the energy management program.
Assists with coordination of all fire and safety measures throughout the hospital, including fire and safety inspections and procedures in conjunction with Safety and Security Departments when requested.
Cleans patient rooms, restrooms, lounges, offices, corridors, walls and windows daily or as scheduled.
Vacuums, sweeps, mops floors; replaces paper and soap products in restrooms, cleans mirrors, sinks and toilets, etc.
Operates various types of equipment and machinery to include vacuums, hand trucks, and mini-extractors.
Collects and remove trash from buildings each day.
Inspects and evaluates physical condition of the hospital.
Submits recommendations to management for painting, repairs, and furnishings, relocation of equipment and reallocation of space.
Periodically inventories equipment and supplies.
Investigates new and improved cleaning equipment, methods and supplies and communicates information to employees.
Properly trains and guides EVS personnel within established policy.
Assigns daily tasks to EVS personnel to ensure proper coverage of the hospital.
High School diploma or the equivalent.
At least 2 years' experience with maintenance preferably in a hospital setting.
Familiarity with Joint Commission and other regulatory policy and procedures highly preferred.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.