Regional Facilities Management Director

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Job Description

Encompass Health is currently looking for a Regional Facilities Management Director to help support our South East Region. This region consists of hospitals throughout Florida and will require about 75% travel.

The Regional Facilities Management Director provides leadership within a defined region for ongoing TJC readiness, compliance with local, state, federal and regulatory requirements, and maintenance of compliance documentation. The role provides completion of annual audits of hospitals within the assigned region and additional audits outside the region as required.


The Regional Facilities Management Director is also responsible for helping to create an environment and culture that enables hospitals to fulfill the mission by meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the organization’s mission to staff, holding staff accountable for performance, and motivating staff to improve performance. This position will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality, equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; and promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.


License or Certification:

  • Membership in State or National Healthcare Engineering Association preferred.
  • CHFM Preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.


Education, Training and Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 5-7 years of hospital maintenance and/or construction experience in a healthcare setting required.
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience with 5 years current experience in facilities equipment and systems operation (chiller, steam boilers, hydronic systems, building controls, electrical, and air handlers) in a health care institution. 
  • Candidates must have a broad knowledge of TJC Standards, OSHA, EPA, NFPA and other government, state and local regulatory agencies standards.
  • Leadership skills to lead a diverse workforce with varying abilities and skills.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides facilities management leadership and technical advice to hospital administration and facilities management staff.
  • Provides input to the development/revision of policies and procedures related to environment of care, life safety, and emergency management programs.
  • Supports administrative and facilities management staff on a proactive basis with ongoing Joint Commission accreditation and regulatory compliance activities.
  • Assists facilities management staff with Life Safety Code assessment of hospital buildings, preparation of Statement of Conditions, and ongoing monitoring of Plan for Improvement progress.
  • Develops and directs programs for internal and external building maintenance, and shares best practices with facilities management.
  • Serves as liaison between regional hospitals and corporate contacts with respect to capital projects, physical facility maintenance, and performance improvement and cost control initiatives. 
  • Assists individual hospital design/build teams as needed with capital projects from initial planning through funding approval and project execution.
  • Networks with individual Directors of Facilities Management on long-range planning, capital equipment replacement, construction, renovations, alterations, and hospital/clinical needs.
  • Measures and monitors performance against the region’s strategy, goals, and operational agenda to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Interacts with Regional Directors of Facilities Management and corporate Facilities Management as required to support priority initiatives, and promote consistency and standardization companywide.
  • Travels within the region as required.
  • Meets position requirements and performs essential functions.
  • Completes mandatory training and courses required by completion date.
  • Reports questionable or potentially unsafe situations, concerns, complaints or harassment.
  • Interprets blueprints, works from sketches or verbal instructions; possesses explicit knowledge of building-specific Life Safety Code requirements in order to appropriately oversee construction activities, maintain Code compliance, and administer the Statement of Conditions reporting function.


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Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2022199