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Regional Facilities Management Director | Hospital/Healthcare | Northeast USA

 

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.

 

Jobcode: 100173

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.
- Oversees facility operations at base hospital, including covering for staffing shortages and assisting with projects, emergencies and snow removal as needed.
- 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.
Machines, Equipment Used:
- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to occasionally lift a weight up to 40 pounds, and ability to push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes lifting, pushing and/or pulling equipment, supplies and tools.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting pushing and/or pulling are undertaken that exceeds these minimum requirements.
- Ability to climb a ladder.
Compliance:
- Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.
- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without constant supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 111 Speen Street, Framingham 01701
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2120370