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Maintenance Technician

Job ID 5357 Date posted 07/31/2019 Division Suncoast Hospice Position Type Full-Time Regular Shift 7am -3:30pm



Empath Health is a nonprofit integrated network of care that provides expert, life-changing health care to those with chronic and advanced illnesses. Empath Health includes hospice, palliative home health and physician services, independent living assistance and day care for seniors, HIV services and advance care planning.

Suncoast Hospice was established in 1977 by a group of volunteers who realized the value of hospice care and wanted to bring it to their community. As a member of Empath Health, we are a nonprofit organization that provides care, compassion and comfort to thousands of Pinellas County residents.

The Maintenance Technician ensures the safe and effective operations of all buildings, grounds, housekeeping and utilities for all assigned properties of Suncoast Caring Community, Inc under the direction of the Facilities Manager and/or the Maintenance Technician Team Leader.

We offer a full range of benefits including: health, vision, dental, paid time off, mileage/tuition reimbursement, and peace of mind.

Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and inspiration through endless encouragement.

Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.



As a Maintenance Technician with Empath Health you must be patient/family focused, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community.

Other requirements of this role include:
• Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); preferably 3-5 years maintenance experience in healthcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Post Offer Employment Testing (POET) or Fit for Duty examination (as necessary) with “Capable” result required.
• Requires a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record and a reliable, insured vehicle.
• Must demonstrate skills/abilities in the following areas:
 Ability to read and interpret construction documents
 Ability to write effective summaries and reports as required
 Good written and verbal communication skills
 Strong computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred
 Basic working knowledge of the trades including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and building construction methods
 Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
 Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Must reside in close proximity to primary Suncoast Hospice work location.
• Be willing and able to successfully complete computer literacy evaluation.

Applicants provisionally accepted for employment will be required to undergo a fitness for duty evaluation. The individual will be required to simulate the tasks that they would normally be expected to perform in their role. Those who qualify under ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) will be provided with reasonable accommodations to assist in the performance of the evaluated tasks.

Empath Health wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education and advancement. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and peace of mind.
Other benefits include:

• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
• Voluntary term life insurance
• Short-term and long-term disability
• Professional group liability insurance
• 29 Days Paid Time Off annually
• Flexible spending accounts
• Retirement savings plan with employer match
• Mileage reimbursement
• Cell phone plan discounts
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Tuition reimbursement
• Local, state and national workshops and conferences
• Advanced certification courses
• Leadership development programs
• Much more!

Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.

Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

EEO is the Law