The Director plans and directs plant operations. As the Medical Center Engineer, establishes standards and work procedures, inspects and evaluates physical condition of Medical Center facilities, develops and administers departmental policies, procedures and budgets in order to achieve agreed upon goals and objectives. Coordinates the operation and maintenance of Medical Center buildings, grounds and mechanical/electrical systems, while ensuring compliance with all healthcare, state and local regulations. Oversees the operations for Clinical Engineering and Property Management. Interacts with other department heads to ensure safe and efficient operations. Supports the mission and philosophy of Firelands Regional Medical Center.
What You Will Do:
Responsible for the following functions: Plant Operations, Clinical Engineering, Property Management, grounds maintenance, and design & construction projects.
Plans and assigns work projects to maintenance charge persons and/or maintenance supervisor. Plans and initiates programs to reduce energy consumption, schedules monitoring, adjustment and replacement of equipment.
Develops, implements and maintains a proactive system for scheduled inspection of all facilities on a pre-determined schedule to assure that the facilities are maintained in a pristine condition.
Evaluates performance of subordinates; counsels employees; resolves complaints and solves problems; interviews and hires employees; orientates and oversees training of new employees.
Works with architects in planning additions and renovations, contacts and interviews contractors, accepts and analyzes bids; awards contracts and manages construction projects.
Plans and coordinates work projects and departmental managers to insure projects are completed with least disruption to department routine.
Maintains regular communication with staff to motivate and guide individual as well as department growth to achieve maximum potentials and clear direction in future planning and development.
Maintains necessary records; prepares and submits various reports to governmental agencies; prepares and submits department activity reports, as required.
Reviews all purchase orders and invoices and authorizes payment. Reviews all invoices for maintenance supplies and parts, services, and authorizes payment.
Responsible for the fleet of vehicles owned by Firelands to assure that routine maintenance is performed and that vehicles are maintained in a safe condition.
Responsible for an annual assessment of all vehicles for the purpose of making a recommendation to the Capital Budget Committee for vehicle purchases for the following year.
Functions as first point of contact for tenants to express concerns with the physical environment of the building or their specific lease space for which the resolution as outlined in the tenant’s lease is the landlord’s responsibility. Coordinates response to untoward physical plant events.
Functions as the point of contact for landlords where Firelands Regional Medical Center is the Tenant in the building.
Responsible for arranging and overseeing the housekeeping functions for all Firelands Physician Group and the Behavioral Health sites. Maintains a current and up-to-date log of available lease space including building name, street location, suite number, square feet available, rental rate.
Prepares annual operating and capital budgets; responsible for operating each function within the approved budget.
Prepares and maintains work schedules and assignments, documents timecards; prepares preventive maintenance schedules, modifies as necessary.
Carries out special projects, performs other duties and accepts any responsibility deemed appropriate or beneficial by the President.
Completes the Management Development Plan, as modified from time to time, in the timeframe outlined by the President and CEO.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business preferred and five years proven supervisory ability in plant operations, preferably in a health care facility.
At least five years management experience in a hospital/healthcare setting.
CHFM certification preferred.
Internal Number: DIREC01565
About Firelands Regional Medical Center
It’s true, Firelands Regional Medical Center offers hospital jobs in Sandusky, OH. But our presence spans much farther than the city of Sandusky. With nine laboratory collection centers, 11 outpatient behavioral health locations, and 20+ Firelands Physician Group locations, we offer jobs in Sandusky as well as throughout Erie, Huron, Ottawa, Sandusky, Lorain, Seneca and Wyandot counties.
As one of the top employers in the area offering office and hospital jobs, it takes a particular type of person to become a member of the Firelands Family. Qualities we look for include:
•The right attitude: Make the choice to have a positive attitude even when you don’t want to. Turn it around when negativity creeps in. Invest in yourself, and always project a professional image.
•Commitment towards highest quality patient care: set goals and deadlines, and do your best every day. Be committed to the team and strive to make a difference.
•Enthusiasm for the job: Show your energy and personality – always smile and say hello to others passing in the hallway, whether you know them or not. Take pride in your accomplishments while remaining humble.
All staff members make a difference – from... administrative professionals who rarely see patients, to dietary and housekeeping staff who don’t provide clinical care, to our nurses and doctors who directly care for patients – and beyond.
At Firelands, each of our hospital jobs contributes our unique talents for a greater purpose – improving the lives of our patients.
The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. The attitude, commitment and enthusiasm each member of the Firelands Family has for our purpose. The camaraderie we share as we care for patients. The teamwork.
Are you ready to be a part of it?