Daughters of Charity National Health System
Provides general and day-to-day direction to staff within the Plant Operations and Engineering Departments. Provide overall planning, direction control, and assist in setting the strategic direction for Utilities Services, Engineering quality control, maintenance, repairs, customer service, communications, and performance measurement to achieve operational and financial goals for all safety, utility and building systems. Maintain physical plants at peak efficiency and minimum cost by performing such duties as preventive and corrective maintenance scheduling, energy management and regulatory compliance. Works in collaboration with other facility directors to assist in developing and supporting a global vision for use of all Verity Health System facilities.
MAJOR JOB OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop strategic and operational Facilities Management policies and plans and executes strategic plan by implementing short and long-term goals that align with the scope of service, mission and values. Identify and assess all functions within the purview of Facilities Management.
Develop and oversee staffing, training, scheduling, budgeting and record keeping for all units within the Facilities Management department.
Assures compliance with regulatory requirements including local, State and Federal regulatory agencies, The Joint Commission (TJC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), OSHPD, insurance carriers, and others as needed. Directly responsible for Environment of Care and Emergency Management functions.
Maintains external relations including government relations, local, State and Federal regulatory agencies, OSHPD, TJC, CDPH, insurance carriers, and others as needed.
Provides support to and solicits input from other directors, leaders, administrators, and physicians.
Encourages and establishes a forum for quality improvement discussions, design, and implementation of ideas at all levels.
Develops, implements, measures and communicates the metrics to monitor/improve performance.
Act as the liaison for all remodeling, renovation and construction projects as it relates to product standards, design standards, scheduling shut-downs and system interruptions.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Ability to travel approximately 75% of the time to Verity Health locations.
Frequently required to carry or lift items weighing up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally required to carry or lift items weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances.
Occasionally required to stand or walk.
Frequently required to sit in a stationary position.
Occasionally performs activities that require stooping, bending and reaching, squatting, balancing, and trunk twisting throughout the day.
Constantly able to communicate verbally and in written form.
Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as phone calls and customer questions.
Constantly able to use hands and fingers to type, write, and file.
Frequently able to use near vision for viewing computer monitor and written materials.
Occasionally required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental issues.
: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, radiation, vibration; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee will encounter these conditions while inspecting roofs, shops, boiler rooms, construction projects and the emergency generator.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree required in Business Administration, Engineering or related field. Master's degree (M. S.) preferred.
Certified Health Facilities Manager (CHFM) by the American Hospital Association Certification
Center ACHE, ASHE, NFPA and other professional memberships are preferred.
Valid California Driver's License.
Insurable for driving company vehicles (through Verity's policy) as applicable to duties.
Five to ten years related experience in a large, multi-campus healthcare system required. Experience in Healthcare and a proven track record of highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication skills. The ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer services.
Previous management experience and/or training; in a large, multi-campus healthcare system is
A proven track record of highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication skills. The ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer services.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
Possesses a thorough knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Project applications and has excellent analytical skills.
Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and establishes and maintains working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Demonstrates servant leadership ability and a commitment to the mission of the hospital.
Requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Understands the application of Interim Life Safety Measures (ILSM) and Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA).
Possesses knowledge of NFPA Fire and Life Safety codes, OSHPD, CDPH, OSHA, EPA, TJC, CDC and other health and environmental codes and standards.
Requires the ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Core competencies are as follows: analytical thinking, interpersonal relations, diversity awareness, customer focus, drive and dependability, stress tolerance and flexibility, delegating and directing, planning, team building, and communication.
Daughters of Charity National Health System
Website : http://www.dochs.org
The Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) is a regional health care system of six hospitals spanning the California coast from the San Francisco Bay Area to Los Angeles. Our sponsors are the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul who, for more than 375 years, have been serving the sick and those living in poverty through healing ministries worldwide. Each day we model the time-honored Vincentian Values of our sponsors, demonstrating Catholic health care is a ministry – not an industry – and accomplishing Our Mission of providing quality, compassionate, holistic care to all who come to us, helping to heal them in body, mind and spirit.