06 Mar
Maintenance Assistant
New Mexico, Farmington

Position Summary


The Maintenance Assistant provides quality maintenance functions to the facility in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.


Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements



  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred

  • Minimum of one (1) year maintenance experience preferred

  • Proven knowledge of various mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems preferred

  • Knowledge of local building codes and ordinance preferred


Specific Job Requirements



  • Must have a valid driver's license in current State with satisfactory driving record per Life Care standards

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training


Essential Functions



  • Must be able to assist with preventive maintenance, repairs, and replacements

  • Must be able to inspect equipment/systems regularly for proper functioning and safety

  • Must be able to run errands, handle incoming and outgoing freight, and lift and move heavy furniture and equipment

  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language


An Equal Opportunity Employer