• Maintenance Director

    Job Locations US-IL-Washington
    Name
    Washington Christian Village
    Address
    1201 Newcastle Road
    Job ID
    2018-2635
    Category
    Envir Services/Housekeeping
  • Overview

    Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

     

    We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

    We are seeking a Maintenance Director to develop and implement community maintenance policies and procedures in an efficient, cost-effective manner to safely meet Residents’ needs in compliance with federal, state, local and corporate requirements.  Work as a team member with all departments to create a universal worker atmosphere to assure Residents receive optimal care.

     

    We offer:

    • Competitive Wages
    • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.
    • Generous PTO Program
    • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness
    • 403(b) & Flex Spending
    • Employee Assistant Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

     

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and implement maintenance schedules for all areas of the community, including a preventative maintenance plan.
    • Oversee the community compliance of OSHA regulations, the Life Safety Code, and other state and federal safety guidelines.
    • Identify and assist the Administrator in contracting maintenance and other construction projects when necessary and oversee the contractors’ work.
    • Ensure a safe and attractive building and grounds for all Residents, staff, and visitors.
    • Assume responsibility for maintaining an adequate inventory, ordering supplies with corporate-approved vendors as needed within the established department budget.
    • Plan and manage the process of ensuring the department meets all state and federal standards and does well in all compliance surveys.
    • Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, staff, and all external customers the department serves.
    • Maintain sensitivity and awareness of the faith-based care provided, keeping constituent and donor opinions in mind when making decisions.
    • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to all Residents.
    • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
    • Identify, report, and schedule repair of any equipment or other property needing maintenance in a timely manner.
    • Be an active member of the community’s Safety Committee, assisting in the implementation of community safety policies and procedures.
    • Maintain material safety data sheets (MSDS) and other documents as required by OSHA’s Hazard Communications Standard.
    • Conduct staff meetings with all shifts to plan, coordinate, and implement departmental and corporate policies and procedures.
    • Direct and supervise scheduling of employees within established guidelines for allocation of personnel on duty.
    • Assume responsibility for department compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate regulations.
    • Assume accountability for the development, organization and implementation of approved policies and procedures.
    • Conduct interviews, hire department staff, conduct counseling interviews and initiate disciplinary action as necessary.
    • Orient new employees to their duties according to the corporate guidelines.
    • Demonstrate consistent management of staff and resources.
    • Operate department within the established budget guidelines.
    • Organize and maintain all records necessary.
    • Supervise proper care and use of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
    • Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care.
    • Attend and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession.
    • Participate in developing, planning, conducting, and scheduling in-service training classes to help ensure a well-educated staff.
    • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.
    • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to Residents’ protected health information.

    Qualifications

    • High school graduate or equivalent required. 
    • 3 years maintenance or construction background required
    • General knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and construction required.
    • Able to follow and give written and oral directions.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
    • Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.
    • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.

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