About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives
The Facilities Management Department will coordinate general maintenance for The Brandywine Hospital Tower Health buildings in accordance with the scope of service. The scope of service is comprised of general routine maintenance items performed with a timely response or scheduled frequency.
1. Minor Electrical; Replacement of lamps and ballasts for interior lighting; Repair / Replacement of broken lighting shades / covers; Repair / Replacement of electrical devises and wall plates; Locating and resetting of tripped circuit breakers; Maintaining of exit lights; Testing of generators if applicable; Respond to other electrical concerns and determine appropriate resolution that could include notifications, building landlord, or vendor for corrective action.
2. Minor Plumbing; Unclogging of urinals, sinks, toilets, and drains; Repair of garbage disposal; Rebuild and repair of faucets, valves on sinks, drinking fountains, showers; Repair sinks, sink traps, automatic flush valves, and toilets; Response to leaks; Respond to other plumbing concerns and determine appropriate resolution that may include notifications, building landlord, or vendor for corrective action.
3. Minor HVAC; Respond to temperature concerns. Adjust as appropriate; Respond to unit's not operational, attempt resetting of unit and start up; Respond to other HVAC concerns and determine appropriate resolution that may include notifications, building landlord, or vendor for corrective action.
4. General Maintenance; Installation of minor objects such as pictures, brackets, blood pressure testers, Tower Health Medical Group containers, keyboard trays, shelves, window shades; Repair of minor objects such as drawers, cabinet doors, furniture, handles; Assembly of minor shelves, cabinets, carts; Replacement of stained or damaged ceiling tiles; Repair of minor flooring issues such as loose floor tiles, carpet-edging strips; Repair of minor door / window and door / window hardware issues; Window cleaning and minor window repairs; Carpet and furniture cleaning (Steam Cleaning); Basic landscaping and outside preventative maintenance.
5. Miscellaneous; Responsible for being certified and compliant with OSHA (Occupational Safety Health Administration) safety and ADA (American Disability Act) building requirements, and monitoring facility activities which insures Tower Health compliance with these agencies.
• Performs other related duties deemed necessary by the Director of Facilities and Support Services.
Education and Experience: High School graduate or equivalent vocational training in basic repair and maintenance. Minimum of one year working experience in facility maintenance. HVAC certificate preferred. Electrical certificate preferred. Plumbing certificate preferred. Other vocational trade skills preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic trade skills, and/or project management procedures Knowledge of OSHA regulatory and safety procedures, and inspection and auditing procedures. Ability to organize, multi-task, and prioritize multiple work assignments. Computer literacy skills (i.e. Word, Excel, etc.). Strong interpersonal and communication skills. ability to paint in a professional manner