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Plant Operations Worker - IRF Beachwood, Ohio

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Job ID 372380 Date posted 10/07/2019 Facility CHC Payroll - University Hospitals Rehab


UH Rehabilitation Hospital is a joint venture between University Hospitals and Kindred Healthcare, bringing together the expertise of both world-class organizations. Our goal is to restore lives, helping patients regain their independence so they can return home. Our 50-bed, state-of-the-art acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a variety of conditions .

Job Summary:

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. Performs general maintenance and repair duties to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Physical Plant. Assists in maintaining performance improvement activities within the facility and participates in CQI activities.

Interacting on a daily basis with Plant Operation Manger and Hospital CEO for the daily schedule.


Specific Duties:

Taking work orders, prioritizing them, and handling each order in an efficient and timely manner , examining and diagnosing problems.

Performing moderate-level plumbing repairs including: replace and repair faucets, repair and replace toilets and sinks, unclogging toilets/sinks, but not limited. 

Repairing and replacing light fixtures and performing other minor electrical work replace and repair outlets & switches ,light ballast ,light bulbs but not limited. 

Painting and carpentry  paint and repair walls ,patch work ,touch up walls.

Repairing and making other miscellaneous repairs in Hospital

Maintaining and performing other duties to keep the property landscape in order.

Working on on-call basis as needed

Documents and maintains records of work performed pursuant to departmental processes.

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

Typical physical demands require full body motion including ability to perform work while bending, stooping, stretching and climbing ladders.

Operate basic hand tools and power tools such as a drill, saw, circular saw, plumbing hand tools, screwdriver set

Requires dexterity and strength sufficient to operate required tools and machinery; typically required to lift and carry machinery and/or equipment weighing 25 to 50 lbs. and/or assist with lifting weights exceeding 50 lbs.

The expectation of a minimum of 5 completed work orders per day on average assigned to your skill level.




  • Two years maintenance experience in healthcare setting
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements to include Joint Commission standards preferred
  • Familiar with work request software.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ablility to communicate effectively in both verbally and in writing.

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