This position will be based out of the Newport, WA area.
The Director of Facilities Management is responsible for the management of all Engineering/Maintenance and Facilities Planning activities. As such, this position has full authority and responsibility over all activities relating to this department. This includes the operation, maintenance, renovation, appearance, safety and design/engineering services.
The Director of Facilities Management administers and directs preventive and corrective maintenance programs to maintain buildings, grounds, and equipment, both fixed and portable as well as establish and direct departmental goals and objectives in accordance with those of the Hospital administration to provide and assure the basic needs for the welfare, comfort, and safety of patients, visitors, and staff as they relate to maintenance, repair, operation, and modification of all hospital buildings, grounds, mechanical and electrical systems and equipment.
This position manages expenditures for Facilities, serves as the primary contact with hospital senior management, identifies requests and assessments for Capital investments and maintenance in the building, develops and implements both short- and long-range planning regarding infrastructure and environment of care.
Role and Responsibilities
Effectively manage and ensure the safety of the Environment of Care while demonstrating fiscal responsibility and control over spendingEnsure effective project management and interdepartmental/interagency collaborationEnsure life safety functions of hospital are effectively managed, have appropriate back up and contingency planning for unexpected infrastructure and/or equipment failure; and that existing systems are in good working order while maintaining compliance with TJC standards, CMS regulations, including an accurate statement of conditions document that demonstrates all fire safety and other environmental compliance and lists deficiencies and corrective action plans with timeline for completionConducts contract negotiations, oversee bidding process and function as clerk of the works for capital projects to ensure timely and satisfactory delivery of contractor servicesIdentifies and implements capital and equipment plans to maintain environment of care and support modernization/renovation of patient care areas, utilizing facilities staff to minimize costManages resources for a safe, functional, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing facilitiesEstablishes and implements departmental policies, procedures and reviews, including annually interpreting it to departmental staffPrepares manuals and guidebooks covering all phases of departmental operation for use by Employees.Communicate internally with all individuals affecting project or affected by a project, communicate externally with any individuals or agencies that may have impact on a projectConsults with department Leaders in completion of projects and assignmentsConsults with outside contractors/Architects in completing scheduled work and manages construction design in order to build optimally maintainable spaces.Performs the Financial Management activities pertaining to the preparation of the annual departmental budgets for staff, operating, and capital expendituresDevelops cost control programs for the departmentsReviews specifications for all equipment and construction for the hospitalCompile documentation required for the justification of projectsProvides technical information and consultation to other departments, consult with vendors on design, purchase and installation of new equipmentReviews designs and prepares reports for compliance with state, local HFAP and/or Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization requirements and keeps permits currentConstantly advances knowledge and attends various meetings/seminars concerning specific areas or concerns within the hospital, relating to the departmentObserves and enforces safety regulations and practicesDevelops and maintains a positive work climate and the overall team effort of the department.Performs related responsibilities as required or directedAbility to mentor and train individuals in the position as needed/required
Graduate of an accredited Engineering college or university with emphasis on management.Has 5-10 years progressive leadership experience in engineering, maintenance, construction, mechanical systems, and facility safety in healthcare applicationsManaging vendors on contract: Public sector local, state or federal government; bargaining unit environmentFamiliarity with applicable codes, state requirements and NFPA/JC regulations relating to health care facilitiesExhibit general knowledge of trades related to building maintenance and repair, interpreting blueprints and/or floor plans, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, general building construction, heating, refrigeration and vehicle mechanicsKnowledge of the principles and practices of operations and project management including coordination, communication, prioritization, troubleshooting, adherence to budget and completion of goalsHigh level of experience in a regulatory environment, including permitting, workplace safety, and environmental regulations to comply with local, state, and federal standardsTact, diplomacy, and composure needed for interaction with contractors, vendors, and hospital staffCapacity to manage a diverse workforce including bargaining unit environment; ability to embrace diversity as a strategic advantageStrong analytical skills, attention to detail with the ability to critically think, using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problemsRecord of managing a team of professional staff, senior level managersThoroughness, independence and excellent written and oral communication skillsTeam player with a positive personality with a high level of confidentialityProfessional presentation and verbal and written communication skillsWork independently and within a team on special, nonrecurring and/or ongoing projectsStrong organizational, communications and interpersonal skillsAbility to work under pressure and perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with daily activitiesDemonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization clients and staff alikeProfessional appearance and demeanorEfficient with smartphones, tablets, computers, & Microsoft Office for reporting daily progressProficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access
Must be 21 years of ageMust have valid driver licenseMust pass drug screen, criminal background check & receive required inoculations (flu/hepatitis or others as required)Must be willing to submit to TB test, vaccination blood tests, & vaccinations when required by client (MMR, Flu, Varicella, etc.)
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 75 pounds occasionally. Must be able to push and pull 75 pounds frequently and 100 pounds occasionally.