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Director of Facilities Management and Safety in Gardena, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Job Title: Director of Facilities Management and Safety 

City: Gardena / State: California    

Plant Maintenance

Day Shift

From 9:00 AM

To 5:30 PM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: Director of Facilities Management & Safety   

Job Summary:

The Director of Facilities Management and Safety is responsible for the operations of the Plant, Maintenance, Environmental Services, and Linen, Grounds, Security, and Bio-Medical departments and is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing all clinical and administrative operations of the department, operating to fiscal requirements, and overseeing equipment needs. The director is responsible for Construction project coordination to ensure compliance with OSHPD, OSHA, NFPA, and relate titles.  In addition, this position is accountable for TJC EOC Compliance, serving as the Safety Officer, Chair of the Safety and Environment of Care Committee and other safety related programs.  The director works with all areas of the hospital to include clinical, financial, human resources, education, and performance improvement in designing, implementing and managing the day to day operations to ensure safe and quality patient care is provided. Reports to the Associate Administrator.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Responsible for each department functions including: preventative and corrective maintenance, construction management, equipment management, environmental cleanliness, security, emergency and disaster preparedness, and other standards compliance.
  • Runs administrative and task related projects such as policy development, time and attendance functions, staffing and scheduling, purchase order and CER approvals.
  • Maintains compliance with hospital regulatory agencies on all elements of the EOC standards, Emergency management and HPP Grant requirements.
  • Ensures communication process is effective by conducting monthly departmental meetings and by weekly department supervisor meetings.
  • Coordinates and integrates services within the department and with other departments, participates on multidisciplinary committees and department manager meetings, to ensure effective communication of information as well as ensuring collaborative efforts in providing all services.
  • Ensures the optimal provision of services through sound personnel management (training, skill level, competency, hiring, education and performance management) to meet the needs of the patients.
  • Effectively manage financial and human resources within the area(s) of responsibility and in collaboration with other hospital departments, providing direction and setting expectations consistent with the goals of the organization.
  • Serve as a role model for the Vision, Mission and Values of the organization.
  • Create monitoring systems or programs in the institution to detect problems as soon as possible.
  • Develop a system for cleaning, repair and maintenance of facilities.
  • Develop staff development programs such as skills enhancement trainings and sessions.

Communication/Knowledge: 

  • Possess strong leadership skills including the ability to plan, prioritize, organize, analyze, execute on multiple tasks and adapt to changing environment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate with various individuals both inside and outside the organization; and able to understand and create reports/presentations/proposals.
  • Possesses strong leadership skills including the willingness to pursue roles with increasing levels of accountability, coaching, teaching, inspiring, forging alliances, and collaborating to negotiate resolution to issues.
  • Ability to work under difficult situations and tight deadlines.
  • Proficient with computer systems including but not limited to MS Office. 




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate minimum. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of California hospital facilities management, construction and project management experience preferred

Licensure/Certifications:

  • IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800 certification required

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 5 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties. 

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate minimum. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of California hospital facilities management, construction and project management experience preferred

Licensure/Certifications:

  • IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800 certification required

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 5 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.