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Facilities Director - Full-time






The Facilities Director is responsible for the operations of the Maintenance, Bio-Med, Security functions, EVS and Dietary by observing, consulting and helping with decisions on the most appropriate action to be taken while considering the constraints of the budget involved. He/She will be instrumental in providing leadership and prioritizing and implementing the daily work and special projects and oversee management of physical facilities and related services including EVS, Dietary, physical security, maintenance, electrical equipment, and grounds maintenance. Supervises department staff. Has the ability to respond to directives and priorities as established by the CFO in such a way as to give a positive image of the departments and to serve as support for the department lead, supervisor or manager.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or facility management or equivelent experience.

  • Minimum: Two years experience in hospital facilities management.
  • Preferred: Experience with DNV or JCAHO
  • Preferred: Five years experience in building maintenance or equivalent (electrical, mechanical or HVAC).
  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOH requirements.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for hiring, training, supervision, discipline and discharging of maintenance staff.

  • Performs employee evaluations in a timely manner..

  • Attends outside seminars and workshops as necessary to maintain skill within departmental budget.
  • Develops work schedule for Maintenance by assigning duties for varying shifts.
  • Supervises and instructs departmental employees in completion of daily work assignments. Serves as primary liaison with contracted Biomedical services..
  • Manage time in Kronos for direct reports.
  • Assures compliance from departmental employees by following hospital policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates the Maintenance Quality Improvement Program to ensure that it is ongoing and productive.
  • Develop and maintain clean sanitary work, storage and equipment areas for the handling of supplies in accordance with state and local health department standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining policy and procedure manuals for Maintenance department. Develops, reviews and revises all departmental policies and procedures as necessary in Lucidoc.
  • Monitor all department activities including production and the varied costs of production. Make plans for corrections if necessary.
  • Assures that the hospital meets all state and federal inspection requirements for electrical, plumbing, heating and mechanical systems, including boiler system and emergency power generator.
  • Responsible for fire and electrical safety features of the hospital plant operations including coordinating scheduling of appropriate fire drills (one drill per shift/per quarter).
  • Maintains preventive maintenance program and tests for various plant equipment within the hospital including motors, generators, etc.
  • May be required to: (a) work weekends and holidays; (b) work various shift schedules; and (c) be interchangeable with other Maintenance staff as needed.
  • Attends meetings with employees, union, establishment, administrative, and/or regulatory personnel to discuss regulations, procedure, grievances, and recommendations for improving the department.
  • Responsible for reviewing and implementing departmental budgets for personnel, expenses and capital equipment on an annual basis. Monthly analysis of the actual costs will be evaluated against the approved budget and corrective actions taken as needed.
  • Maintain an awareness of employee productivity levels and the need for additional and future training
  • Responsible for preparing all non-stock requisitions needed for departmental operations with the assignment of the proper GL account number and the appropriate administrative approval if required.
  • Responsible for instructing all staff on OSHA regulations, safety programs, accreditation, other inspections, etc., as they apply to department.
  • Makes recommendations for disposal and replacement of existing equipment.
  • Leads organization in special projects, i.e., remodeling of hospital, space planning program development and implementation.
  • Performs or works with contractors on renovation/construction projects.
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of grounds, including lawn care, landscaping, etc.
  • Responsible for maintenance of hospital district vehicles.
  • Assures timely maintenance and repair of hospital equipment/systems directly or in cooperation with Biomedical Technician.
  • Responsible for energy conservation/cost containment efforts.
  • Responsible for implementing and education of the disaster plan and security.
  • Coordinate disposal of surplus equipment.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Standard for portrayal of mission and values

  • Employee demonstrates and fosters the Lewis County Hospital District No. 1 core values of - One team, on Mission. Go out of your way, to brighten someone's day. Own it, embrace it. Care like crazy. Motivate, elevate, appreciate. Know the way, show the way, ease the way. Find joy along the way.
  • Employee demonstrates and fosters the mission of Lewis County Hospital District No. 1 to foster trust and nurture a healthy community.
  • Is cooperative and supportive to others within the department and hospital providing care and services.
  • Treats individuals including patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patient families, physicians, volunteers, visitors and others with respect, dignity and fairness.
  • Behaves professionally and ethically in all interactions with patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patients' families, physicians volunteers, and others.
  • Is consistently courteous to patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patient’s families, physicians, volunteers and others; greets individuals and provides assistance and direction in an attentive and helpful manner.
  • Willingly strives at continuous quality improvement to achieve quality work the first time every time.
  • Is willing to learn new procedures and develop new skills for the purpose of improving quality of care and services.
  • Willingly participates as a member of work team(s) supporting the goals and objectives of the department and the district.
  • When answering the telephone, is courteous to caller, clearly identifies department, name and takes a message or directs calls as necessary in a helpful manner.

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