Maintains the electrical systems of the facility in safe working condition. Performs maintenance and urgent corrective and routine repairs for the electrical systems/equipment. Installs and repairs electrical wiring, fixtures, control equipment, etc. Participates in the department performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with maintaining the preventive maintenance program(s) to ensure uninterrupted operation of the facility's electrical system.
Follows hospital infection control policies.
Performs the installation and servicing of electrical equipment.
Replaces, installs, repairs and tests electrical circuits, equipment, appliances and lighting systems as required.
Maintains an inventory of parts and supplies to maximize the operational readiness of the facility's electrical system with due respect to the limitations of cost regulations and relative priorities.
Work sites are left clean and tools are returned to the maintenance shop.
Ability to diagnose system malfunctions on electrical equipment; repairs or replaces defective parts as necessary.
Maintains electrical distribution system though out the facility on local and emergency power.
Performs monthly resting of ATS's and emergency generators.
Completes documentation for inspections, safety checks, PM'S and repairs.
Maintains compliance with Joint Commission, federal, state and local standards and regulations.
Demonstrates knowledge and is able to identify each patient's age specific needs to promote a safe environment needed by the patient group.
Cooperates with supervisors, department heads and works well with staff.
Complies with all building safety codes.
Reviews plans for new building projects. Work with outside contactors to ensure new equipment and systems are installed to specifications and electrical codes.
Ability to be organized and flexible in stressful and emergency situations.
Performs manual duties as requested (i.e., moving supplies or furniture, replacing light bulbs, removing trash).
Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain plant tools and equipment.
Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Adheres to dress code.
Completes annual educational requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Wears identification while on duty.
Maintains confidentiality at all times.
Attends department staff meetings as required within the department.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Coordinates efforts in meeting regulatory compliance, federal, state and local regulations and standards
Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department.
Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures.
Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Completion of four (4) year Electrician Apprentice Program Required.
Two to four (2-4) years of job-related experience as a journeyman electrician.
As a not-for-profit community health system, Benefis is driven to provide the highest level of care. We serve nearly 230,000 residents across a 15-county region that is bigger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont combined. Benefis is the largest non-governmental employer in the Great Falls area, with more than 3,000 employees.Benefis has 530 licensed beds (that includes 146 beds in long-term care, 71 in assisted living and 20 beds at Peace Hospice of Montana) and partners with over 250 area physicians.Our hospital has been recognized for its exceptional work in quality care by providing a wide range of programs and services to help you live the best life possible. We’re here to help you “Live well.”Benefis Health System came about when two Christian-based hospitals became one. Our founders believed in providing good care to all in need, and trusted that this would be accomplished. The Benefis name was derived using Latin root words: "Bene-" meaning good, and "fis-" for faith and trust. It’s these same root words that make up such terms as ‘beneficial’ and ‘confidence’.Benefis has been a trusted provider of care for more than 125 years. And our name speaks to o...ur commitment: good care one can put faith in.Benefis is consistently ranked among America’s top hospitals by the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organizations for a range of services, including cancer care, joint replacement, stroke treatment, wound care and home health.To learn more about our services, continue looking through our website at WWW.BENEFIS.ORG or call 406.455.5000.