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Manager, Facilities (System) (UNIV) Job

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Date: Oct 5, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

The Manager, Facilities is responsible for managing the day to day operations of various facilities to ensure the operations, maintenance, and vendor management standards are met in a cost effective, safe and efficient manner. The incumbent works in cooperation with other department heads and service subcontractors.  Responsible for managing assigned facility operations in accordance with approved operating guidelines and managing the corresponding budget along with ensuring the regulatory documents are in order.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

 

REQUIRED:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Business Management or related.

 

Five (5) years of experience in healthcare facilities management.

N/A

 

PREFERRED:

N/A

 

Project management skills including: coordination, communication, prioritization, troubleshooting, adherence to budget and completion goals, and recruiting resources.

 

Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) certification.

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

 

In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, Nine (9) years of experience may be substituted.

 

N/A

Other nationally recognized certification related to Facilities Management acceptable as an alternative to the CHFM. (what certifications are acceptable?)

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of hospital mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic financial reports and the ability to perform financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction codes, health and safety regulations, financial and management practices, purchasing, supervision and motivation of personnel, and state and local regulations regarding the maintenance of buildings and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively utilizing interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with other department staff and the public.
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of Supervisors and Technical Staff.
  • Travel – 5% (some overnight required).

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all facilities are operated and maintained in a cost-effective and safe condition in accordance with the approved budget and requirements directed by the hospital administration team.
  • Serves as the regulatory compliance manager for Life Safety and Utilities for the facilities they are responsible over. Ensures all Life Safety and Utility testing is performed on time and documented properly.
  • Maintains a proactive relationship with and understands the business needs of the customer.
  • Reviews and approves expenditures for tools, equipment supplies, materials and additional contract requirements. May assist with preparation of facility budget.
  • Communicates operating philosophy, objectives and expectation to staff in a continuing effort to build the team.
  • Manages, directs and schedules day to day and long range activities for assigned properties and ensures that the staff is properly following processes and procedures.
  • Manages and supervises facility personnel including hiring, promotions, recognition, discipline, and performance management. Plans, directs, and monitors the performance objectives of Operations and Maintenance Associates.
  • May establish process performance metrics; tracking, analyzing, and reporting performance in terms of quality, safety, cost, regulatory and customer satisfactions. May take corrective action to bring about required change and ensure system requirements are followed.
  • Resolves problems and/or conflicts and maintains open communication with leadership,  including providing regular written and oral reports.
  • Manages subcontractor specifications, problems/issues, performance and administration.
  • Provides technical expertise and guidance to staff and manages resolution of complex problems.
  • Provides the technical and management direction for all Facility Management services and utilizes all Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare resources (i.e. Materials Management, etc.) to reduce costs and increases satisfaction.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: heavy work - exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The Associate may be required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).


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