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Health Care & Medicine
Journeyman Electrician II
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Specific Requirements and Preferences
HS Diploma or GED or equivalent required; Trade school and extensive knowledge of electrical codes; 2 year technical degree in electrical technology or 4 year Electrical Engineering Degree. Must have completed apprenticeship program and have certificate of completion.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5-10 years’ experience in related field; 5 years in a healthcare environment.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Math Ability Level: 3 Basic algebra & Statistics Human Relations Skill Level: 2 Important Computer Skills: PC Software/Operating System Basic Standard Equipment Calculator, Copy Machine, and Fax Machine Strong knowledge of building Maintenance work order systems.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Valid Driver’s License to operate hospital vehicles; Valid Journeymen’s licensure required. 

Functional Accountabilities

Test, Repair Electrical Distribution Systems
  1. Examine and test such elements of systems as distribution panels, controls, circuit fixtures and motors to locate faults.
  2. Repair, install, replace and test electrical circuit equipment and appliances.
  3. Estimate quantities of materials.
  4. Isolate defects in wiring switches, motors, and other electrical equipment using testing instruments such as ammeter, ohmmeter, and voltmeter.
  5. Ability to read blueprints.
Install Electrical Systems/Circuits
  1. Assemble, install and connect components of switchboards and distribution panels and connect them to transformers, lighting fixtures, or other equipment.
Member of Emergency Team
  1. Act a member of the internal and external disaster team.
  2. Respond to all hospital emergencies to include but not limited to: fire alarms leaks, outages and elevator trap calls.
Material Management
  1. Identify materials and tools needed to carry out job function; make sure purchase orders and reports are legible, accurate, complete and on time.
Code Compliance
  1. Make sure that all electrical work is completed within codes by the governing body having jurisdiction.
  2. Establish and ensure compliance with work schedules.
Corrective and Preventive Maintenance
  1. Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
  2. Troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems to determine functional problems and make repairs as needed.
  3. Maintain corrective tickets, PM cards, project sheets and keep the status board up-to-date.
  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Operate Building Automation System
  1. Operate building automation system as it relates to the electrical power distribution in the hospital.

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Quality Assurance
  1. Take the initiative to identify and report deficiencies in the physical plant of the hospital.
  2. Diagnose and resolve trouble ticket/work orders thoroughly until completed.
  3. When necessary, routinely follow up with manager to communicate or request assistance in order to complete work orders.
  4. Follow up with requestor after completion of a work order to ensure problem has been corrected.
  5. Routinely utilize all safety measures as related to work orders and specific task.
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  1. Contribute to a positive work environment
  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  1. Use resources efficiently
  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.