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Universal Health Services
Oakland Park, FL 33334
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the Nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 81,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center is a state of the art, fully licensed, 180-bed, private hospital that specializes in the treatment of drug addiction, mental health issues and co-occurring disorders for adults and adolescents. www.ftlauderdalebehavioral.com

The Maintenance Worker was established for the purpose/s of providing maintenance services as needed and/or assigned; assisting in a wide variety of maintenance activities; addressing immediate operational and/or safety concerns; assisting skilled trades; and ensuring that tools, materials and vehicles are maintained in good working order and are available at job site when needed.

Job Requirements


  • High School graduate or GED required

  • A two year technical or trade school/technical coursework or Associates degree preferred

  • CFC Handling Certification is strongly preferred

  • Minimum of three years work experience in hospital and/or healthcare facility

  • Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation

  • Basic computer skills and the ability to learn new job-related software


  • Must have experience in operating a variety of hand/power tools and equipment ensuring proper safety precautions.Must have an understanding of electrical and refrigeration theory, as well as experience in the area of building maintenance and mechanical engineering; including but not limited to patching drywall holes.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing maintenance and janitorial dutiesand the ability to troubleshoot and complete routine maintenance
  • Have working knowledge of standard maintenance tools and experience in their proper use
  • Ability to understand and interpret manufacturers specifications and written operational procedures

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure teamwork and positive relations with patients, guests, and co-workers

  • Be able to take direction and follow instructions

  • Must be safety conscious

  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to ensure accuracy and timely completion

  • 24 hour availability for emergencies and as part of an on-call rotation.

  • Capable of doing extensive walking, climbing of stairs and ladders, lifting/carrying a minimum of 50 pounds by applying proper body mechanics.

  • Willingness to work on special projects as required.

  • Sensitive and aware of diverse cultures and their practices.

Posted: 2020-02-15 Expires: 2020-04-02

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