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PRN Carpenter - Pennsylvania Hospital

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Job ID: 193177
Category: Trades/Facilities/Engineering
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The Per Diem Carpenter at Pennsylvania Hospital operates power tools such as lathe, drill press, table saw, circular saw, router, band saw, joiners and assorted small power tools under the supervision of the Associate Director of Engineering. This role also works under the guidance of the Lead Carpenter.


  • Receives repair work requests. Calculates quantity of material needed for repair and requisitions.
  • Measures, saws, fits, sands, nails and screws as necessary to construct or repair partitions, doors, windows, floors, furniture, and so forth.
  • Replaces ceiling tile where needed and repairs loose cove base and floor tile.
  • Constructs items of wood needed by hospital such as stairways, bookcases, cabinets and screens.
  • Maintains cleanliness in work areas and shop.
  • Maintains (repairs or replaces) all door checks as needed.
  • Uses effective interpersonal skills in all interactions.


    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required).
    • 2+ years experience in carpentry or a related trade required.
    • Vocational (trade) school completion preferred.

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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