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Wednesday June 19, 2024 2:00 - 6:00pm

Facility Associate at the Villa Marie Claire (full time)

Location: Saddle River, NJ, United States
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Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
The Facility Associates role is responsible for providing onsite facility services and day to day maintenance for external grounds and internal facilities infrastructure at the Villa Marie Claire. This role functions as support to all facility staff and needs to ensure the environment is maintained with the highest quality standards.

What you will do

  • Maintains the grounds and gardens surrounding the Villa Marie Claire as directed
  • Operates vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws, etc.
  • Maintains facility equipment such as beds, furniture, kitchen equipment, sterilizers, nurse call system, HVAC systems, domestic water, sanitary and utility distribution systems.
  • Assists electrician, plumber, carpenter and HVAC mechanics as needed.
  • Maintains or repairs tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools
  • Assists in snow removal as needed.
  • Follows planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, or plant flowers or foliage.
  • Oversees plant maintenance and assists with planting seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, or shrubs and applies mulch for protection, using gardening tools
  • Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of the facility. Recommends projects, painting, improvements or repairs to improve appearance and efficiency.
  • Makes recommendations concerning facility improvements and necessary repairs to improve overall operations and patient and visitor experience.
  • Installs and maintains all aspects of grounds and facility infrastructure
  • Performs visual inspection rounds covering each assigned area to observe staff at work and to ensure correct procedures are adhered to and that safety rules are observed.
  • Understands and is able to execute role in fire and disaster drills and situations
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all mechanical equipment as directed in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as needed to support various team functions

Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma High School Graduate or equivalent experience Preferred

Experience Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience in grounds or maintenance, grounds Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal communication, organizational, irrigation, plant maintenance, grounds upkeep, etc.

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.