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Company: Greenville Regional Hospital, Greenville, IL
Job Title: Director of Facilities
Date Posted: 09/28/2012
Industry: Maintenance
Summary: Director of Facilities
Employer: Greenville Regional Hospital
Job Location: Greenville , IL
Job Description:
Directly supervises and coordinates activities of workers regarding maintenance, housekeeping, laundry, and security by performing the following duties.
Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all aspects of assigned departments, and for the planning and implementation of all hospital related
construction and renovation projects. Ensures hospital compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations related to the facility maintenance,
housekeeping/laundry, and security.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Project Management:
Serves as Project Manager for designated projects. Plans, schedules, coordinates with customers, vendors and staff to ensure on-time and on-budget completion.
Ensures finished projects meet customers' and organization's needs. Inspects completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications, and standards.
Ensures final payment is not made until all issues are resolved.
Facilitates building projects i.e. painting, performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of buildings, and groundskeeping.
Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
Consults with administration concerning major purchase priorities, major construction projects, renovation and similar projects requiring large capital expenditures,
controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
Responsible for passing and maintaining compliance for all state, OSHA, HFAP Accrediting, NFPA, and insurance companies facility inspections.
Knowlegeable of building codes NFPA and BOCA.
Regularly inspects buildings and grounds to assure conformance with established standards and regulations.
Serves as the Safety Officer and Committee Chair for the Physical Environment and Safety Team.
As part of the security function, serves as the Security Officer and works with local authorities.
Serves on the Building and Equipment Committee, and participates in Leadership Team Meetings.
Establishes company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
Plans and formulates engineering program and organizes project staff according to project requirements.
Assigns project personnel to specific phases or aspects of project such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans,
and product testing.
Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
Directs integration of technical activities and products.
Develops systems for control and efficient and effective utilization of all utilities. Confer with utility companies, city and state inspectors,
and insurance companies regarding functional activities.
Participates in insurance inspections and claims.
Solicits bids from contractors, analyze quotes, makes recommendations for acceptance and service as professional liaison between hospital and contractor during construction cycle.
Utilizes pre-construction punch list to assure proper supplies are available.
Prepares interim and completion project reports and maintain historical data as required. Establish current files of as-built, schematic,
and engineering drawings of plant facilities and equipment, including specifications, operation and maintenance manuals.
Maintains adequate reference library of manuals and tests accessible to facility personnel.
Ensures that the maintenance department maintains the facilities equipment and supplies in a safe and operable manner and that only trained and authorized personnel operate the department's equipment.
Responsible for all Physical Environment and Safety Plans; Safety, Security, Life Safety, Utilities, Medical Equipment and Hazardous Materials and Waste.
Contributes to the Emergency Preparedness plan.
Responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the activities of the housekeeping and laundry distribution departments to ensure that all areas are supplied with sufficient amounts of clean linen
and/or are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with requisite standards of quality and safety.
Ensures infection control and universal precautions policies and procedures, and aseptic and sanitary environment techniques are followed.
Responsible for the cleanliness of the facility and responds to patient satisfaction scores accordingly.
Responsible for medical waste and rodent/physical environment safety plans, control programs.
Designs and monitors a quality control program.
Represents Maintenance/Environmental Services in meeting with department heads, Executive team, Infection Control, and Safety committees as needed.
Arranges for and participates in the testing and evaluating of new cleaning methods, materials, equipment and supplies. Prepares and presents necessary evaluation reports,
meeting budgetary as well as department and hospital needs.
Promotes an environment in which the staff can work cooperatively with one another and those for whom they provide services to. Conducts staff meetings as necessary.
Exercises high degree of resource stewardship. Determines the appropriate staffing levels of the assigned departments. Schedules employees so as to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of
the departments and the hospital while meeting cleaning/safety standards.
Establishes departmental policies, practices, procedures, and work rules in keeping with hospital policies.
Establishes and updates effective training programs.
Subject to emergency calls and off duty hours.
Reviews manufacturers' service manuals, own establishment's usage schedules, and records of maintenance problems to determine optimum frequency of preventive maintenance.
Utilizes and promotes familiarization with quality improvement standards and programs for departments in accordance with state regulation, OSHA, HFAP o, and insurance carrier safety engineers.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises staff members in the maintenance and environmental services department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training staff members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining staff members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
a. Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, Masters degree preferred; or four years related experience and/or training; Prior facilities experience in a healthcare environment preferred.
b. General Skills
Leadership skills necessary for management activities. Decision making skills required for planning activities of the departments. Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with patients, visitors, and staff.
Ability to recognize need for and alter communication with patients with communication impairments. Ability to manage time, organize daily schedule to meet productivity standards, and cope with professional stress.
c. Certifications, License, Registrations
Maintains current license, certifications, continuing education and other required staff development programs required by the facility and or their departmental guidelines.
HVAC preferred.
Valid Drivers License.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of the position can be fully met. Be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.
Able to assume awkward positions (bending, stooping, squatting and reaching) on a frequent basis. Able to move/walk, push/pull, (patients/residents, carts, wheelchairs, stretchers, equipment, boxes, etc.) on a frequent basis.
The staff member must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly exposed to and works inside a controlled indoors environment. Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is involved with patients/residents, staff members,
visitors, regulatory agency personnel, etc. May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset patients/residents, family members, staff members, or others. May be subject to exposure from infectious waste and disease, including, but not limited to AIDS, Hepatitis B, and TB.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS Communicates effectively and appropriately. Gets along and cooperates with co-workers and appropriately interacts with others. Participates and functions as an effective member of the healthcare team.

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