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Technician- General Maintenance (FTD)

Job Details

Arkansas Heart Hospital - Little Rock, AR


Responsible for performing building and equipment repairs and maintenance

Work Schedule

Schedule determined by Director, Patient Support Services

Primary Duties

1. Primary Functions:

  • Performs routine building painting and equipment repairs.
  • Participates in the fire brigade, responding to fire alarms and during fire drills.
  • Maintains awareness of potential hazards (i.e. fire) and reports them according to protocol for corrective action.
  • Performs routine duties such as oiling fan motors, changing light bulbs, repairing beds and wheelchairs, changing air filters, etc. to ensure the smooth operation of all equipment.
  • Assists with meeting set-ups when necessary.


2. Staff/Unit Responsibilities:

  • Uses resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Participates in peer review.
  • Participates in developing other staff and affiliating students.
  • Maintains and develops own professional competencies.
  • Maintains and promotes a team spirit through active cooperation and collaboration.
  • Assists in interdepartmental service coordination.
  • Actively participates in the Performance Improvement and Utilization Review programs.
  • Assists in directing and guiding staff in the coordination of unit operations.
  • Assists in all aspects of care if in the environment, such as dietary, housekeeping, infection control, and supply and equipment management.
  • Attends 80% of in-services and departmental meetings.
  • Help provide staff to other areas of the hospital when needed.


  • Education: High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years prior maintenance work, preferably in a commercial facility.
  • Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Performs at a proficient level, all tasks within the specialty area. Able to operate all appropriate equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Able to perform the necessary functions on the facilitys computer system.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Must be able to interact and communicate with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and families in an effective manner, exhibiting tact, enthusiasm, and patience. Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.
  • Essential Physical Requirements: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Able to lift and carry equipment and supplies of 25 pounds or more. Corrected vision and hearing in the normal range.
  • Essential Cognitive Abilities: Requires good communication and organizational skills. Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment. Requires working with frequent interruptions.
  • Essential Sensory Requirements: Requires corrected hearing and vision within a normal range and ability to distinguish color.
  • Exposure to Hazards: Requires possible exposure to communicable diseases and potentially contaminated body fluids and hazardous materials. Possible risk of physical injury due to moving machinery and supplies.
  • Other: Understands the mission and vision of the hospital. Operates within the concept of patient focused care. Evolves into an effective team member. Must adhere to dress code; good grooming and personal hygiene habits; and strict adherence to attendance policies. Maintains knowledge of and conforms to hospital policies and procedures.

Key Relationships

  1. Maintains positive relationships with internal customers. Is effective in interacting with others and problem-solving.
  2. Maintains positive relationships with external customers. Is effective in interacting with others and problem-solving.
  3. Proactive in meeting customers needs. Responds promptly to customer needs or requests.
  4. Keeps Director informed of problems, recommends solutions.
  5. Participates in education/development of peers and other staff.


  1. Develops specific work plans and due dates.
  2. Follows through on planned assignments within assigned timeframes.
  3. Effectively prioritizes assignments.
  4. Demonstrates a willingness to accept extra assignments.
  5. Adjusts to change, work pressures or different situations without undue stress.
  6. Demonstrates skill in developing improvements in work methods.
  7. Effective in cost control and resource utilization.


  1. Adheres to dress code, conduct and attendance policies.
  2. Accepts both positive and negative constructive feedback.
  3. Attends at least 80% of in-services and departmental meetings.
  4. Demonstrates a supportive/positive attitude toward the hospital and fellow employees is a positive team member.
  5. Expresses self in an organized, comprehensive, articulate and concise manner.