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Employment Type:
Full time
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Health Care & Medicine
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Job Description



Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Specific Requirements and Preferences
HS Diploma or GED Trade or Tech School in HVAC or Refrigeration, preferred.

Must have valid driver’s license and ability to drive hospital vehicles.

Minimum Work Experience
3 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 3 to 5 years of related general HVAC maintenance; Working knowledge of all applicable EPA & OSHA standards related to the position. Preferred, 2 years of Hospital HVAC experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge
Expertise in the area of specialty. Strong knowledge of the Plumbing Code. Math Ability: basic algebra. Good customer service skills. Important Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suit and MP2.

Functional Accountabilities

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. Follow-up with requestor after completion of a work order to ensure problem has been corrected.
  4. Routinely utilize all safety measures as related to work orders and specific task.
  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
HVAC and General Assistance
  1. Conduct safety checks throughout the hospital complex.
  2. Perform complex to minor repairs.
  3. Assist HVACR II, III, and IV with duties as assigned.
  4. Assist in cleaning all HVAC system.
  5. Clean grills, registers, and associated duct systems.
  6. Assist with other trades as assigned.
  7. Change bearings, belts, couplers, electric motors associated with HVAC systems including pumping systems.
  8. Check, maintain, install, and repair HVAC boxes.
  9. Flush and clean associated HVAC systems and equipment.
  10. Maintain, install and repair steam systems components.
  11. Maintain, install and repair hot water heating systems both domestic and non-potable.
  12. Assist with chemical treatments of all associated systems.
  13. Assist with testing and adjustment of dampers for all systems.
  14. Maintain med gas system pumps, chilled water pumps, domestic water pumps, sewer ejection pumps, and condensate pumps.
  15. Maintain and repair steam system including valves, regulators, and relief valves
  16. Maintain and repair chillers and cooling towers.
  17. Maintain fuel pumps and associated valves, regulators, and controls.
  18. Maintain natural gas systems along with plumbers.
Corrective and Preventive Maintenance
  1. Perform corrective maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
  2. Perform low level preventive maintenance of HVAC systems in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
  3. Maintain corrective tickets; PM cards, project sheets and status board up-to-date.
Responds to Emergency Calls
  1. Respond to all emergencies to include but not limited to water leaks and fire alarms and assesses damage; make repairs or notifies appropriate personnel of problems.

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

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.