Responsible for working independently without supervision, monitoring hospital and off-site critical systems and possess the ability to diagnosis equipment failures efficiently to provide a safe controlled environment of care for public, patients, medical staff, and associates. All responsibilities referenced below are maintained by the Power Plan Specialist 24-hours/day 7-days/week.
Follows department standard operating procedures (SOP) regarding responses to critical systems equipment failures. Identifies the location and possesses competency in the use and resetting of fire pull-stations, fire alarm control panels, fire sprinkler isolation valves and hand-held fire extinguishers. Knows all components of electrical distribution system and department SOP to respond to electrical power interruptions regarding the emergency generators and emergency electrical power system. Performs routine weekly and monthly preventative maintenance and testing of all emergency generators. Maintains all components of the medical gas system and follows department SOP to response to equipment failures. Monitors and maintains all power house equipment. Performs daily readings of various plant levels, pressures and temperatures and make adjustments as needed. Performs daily chemical tests on boilers, softeners and condensate return water and adjust chemical feeds. Opens boilers annually for inspection and calibrates boiler fuel/air ratios. Responds to calls or alarms regarding problems in regulating temperature. Monitors electrical usage and makes necessary changes. Maintains all components of the HVAC systems and follows department SOP to respond to equipment failure regarding the HVAC and air quality control systems. Monitors chillers and performs preventative maintenance on all system components including cooling towers. Removes and installs equipment as required including alignment of pumps and motors for service. Maintains all isolation valves and follows department SOP to respond to equipment failure regarding the domestic water systems. Maintains all component s of the steam generation system including boilers and follows department SOP to respond to equipment failure. Manages critical situations in a fast paced multi-tasked environment successfully. Uses the proper tool for the job. Arrives at the job with all tools and materials required to properly perform the task. Works independently without supervision, monitors hospital and off-site critical systems and possesses the ability to diagnosis equipment failures efficiently. Maintains inventory and maintains supplies consistently and accurately. Ensures complete and accurate documentation of daily ledger. Performs preventive maintenance on HVAC equipment, maintaining a 95% on-time completion rate. Prioritizes work orders, i.e. life safety equipment, patient care etc., in order of criticality. Ensures that management approves material or equipment purchases. Receives and responds to maintenance service calls (after hours and weekends). Documents utility systems equipment failures for Environment of Care Committee. Communicates with insurance, State and County inspectors regarding air quality and Steam generation maintenance compliance. Demonstrates willingness to train new associates.
Education Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Two (2) year trade technical training in an industrial maintenance. Preferred: Certificate of completion from an accredited Technical school specifically regarding steam generation.
Licensure Preferred: Any State certified Stationary Engineers license; Grade one Operator (CSJH) Treatment of municipal drinking water
Certificates Preferred: ASSE 6040 Medical Gas Systems Maintenance. HVAC Certification; water treatment
Experience Required: Three (3) yearsï¿½ experience working in a journeyman trade capacity. Ability to interpret blue prints i.e. Architectural, Mechanical and Electrical. Preferred: Experience with NFPA-99 and NFPA-99C Medical Gas Systems, Water treatment of cooling towers and Water based HVAC systems.
Skills Required: Work independently without supervision. Ability to successfully manage critical situations in a fast paced multi-tasked environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preferred: Management skills and training; ability to coordinate the work of others.
Knowledge Required: Regulatory and accreditation requirements, OSHA, JCAHO, and NFPA. Knowledge of blue prints i.e. Architectural, Mechanical and Electrical, NFPA-99 and NFPA-99C Medical Gas Systems, Water treatment of cooling towers and Water based HVAC systems.
Technology Required: Computer skills, and awareness of current use of technology in facilities operations. Computer literate with MS-Outlook and Windows.
Other Required: Must be able to transport self to off-site facilities as required. Valid current Arizona Driverï¿½s License. Must maintain a satisfactory motor vehicle record with the Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles. Ability to work holidays, rotating shifts, and weekends and remain on duty until properly relieved.
Primary Location: Nogales, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005014625
About Tenet Healthcare
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.