Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hospital, Public and Private
4 Year Degree
Oversees and directs departmental activities to ensure quality services for both internal and external customers. Serves as a resource to and collaborates with others to advance the Health System mission. Plans, programs, and directs all facilities and construction management services including capital construction and renovation projects, repairs and maintenance of all utility systems, buildings and grounds infrastructure upgrades, and prepares long-range facilities master plan information. Directs facility planning, design, and selected construction process; arranges for the preparation and presentation of materials and information concerning capital projects. Provides oversight, direction, and coordination of all architectural design, and way finding and master planning on the primary campus as well as all external sites. Works collaboratively to successfully complete assigned responsibilities. Ensures both facilities and construction comply with licensure and regulatory requirements. Responsible for the talent and culture of the Facilities and Construction teams, promoting collaboration, and transparency.
Job Specific Duties
Evaluates, develops, and implements departmental policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and standards of work performance for the maintenance and repair of non-patient care equipment; buildings and building systems including equipment that provides air conditioning, heating, steam, hot water, electricity, sanitation, and medical gases. Monitors and confirms these processes are completed in compliance with codes, laws, standards, and manufacturer recommendations.
Effectively works with executive leadership to determine Health System needs and to define strategic plans.
Coordinates and assures compliance of facility and life safety related requirements including National Accreditation and Deeming Authorities, CMS, State, and other regulatory agencies including all inspections, maintenance, polices, and documentation. Coordinates life safety measures throughout the Health System including policies and procedures relative to fire and life safety.
Directs Talent Management & Effectiveness activities to include staffing, productivity, recruitment, performance evaluation, staff development, training, and orientation to insure operational needs and compliance with established policies and procedures and regulatory agencies. Maintains a high level of employee commitment as measured through periodic employee surveys. Approves time cards and maintains department staff files.
Represents departments in construction and design of new or renovated spaces.
Establishes and coordinates all construction projects including instituting a design and construction plan that meets budget and time constraints.
Responsible for selection and coordination of all maintenance service contractors. Ensures contractual provisions and construction schedules are met and satisfy established standards of policy and regulations and codes.
Collaborates with external sources and contractors to ensure that all construction projects are completed on time and within budget parameters.
Develops and presents to senior management the background and rationale for vendor selection, procurement options, and budget requests.
Manages inventory and storage of materials, parts, and equipment; provides for material issuance and requisitioning and maintains adequate supply levels.
Coordination of resources to resolve deficiencies.
Serves as point of contact to staff, departments, and the health system on issues of facility planning and construction.
Oversees the development, review, approval, and implementation of department policies and procedures on safety, risk management, infection control, and other standards while assuring compliance with all regulatory/enforcement agencies; sets standards for energy conservation initiatives.
Oversees the planning, organization, and management of the overall maintenance, repair, and physical operation of hospital facilities including offsite buildings and grounds. Maintains all departments informed on a timely basis of projects that will impact the daily operations of the Health
Master’s degree preferred.
Certified Health Facility Manger (CHFM) or equivalent preferred
Ability to communicate verbally in Spanish preferred.
Organizational and leadership skills.
Ability to interpret, adapt to, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with both internal and external customers, peers, and other Health System personnel.
Ability to use logical and analytical thinking to interpret technical data and solve a broad range of problems.
Ability to learn appropriate software applications.
Well-developed project management skills.
Knowledge of Central Energy Plant operations, Building Automation Systems (e.g., Johnson Control Metasys), Emergency Power Systems, Medical Gas Systems, computerized Maintenance Management Systems, Preventative Maintenance Programs, and obsolescence planning.
Knowledge of LEAN methodology, Six Sigma and/or ISO 9001.
Able to effectively monitor and develop the abilities of subordinates.
Able to perform critical analysis of energy center issues.
Expert knowledge of regulatory requirements: National Accreditation and Deeming Authorities Environment of Care standards, AIA guidelines, NFPA, Life Safety, ACHA, Florida Building Codes, and other applicable industry or regulatory standards.
Understanding of engineering and architectural principles and applications
Able to effectively interacting with architects, contractors, and engineers.
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field
Driver's License - valid with good driving record
Completion of training on all Utility systems located at NCHS Within 1 year of hire
7-10 years Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Business Administration, Facilities Operation, or related field
4-7 years Supervisory/management experience
4-7 years Healthcare experience.
Experience with engineering and maintenance of physical plant and grounds, contract maintenance, construction coordination, and safety programs
Experience with overseeing Life Safety Program for the organization
Analytical experience to prepare & administer budgets and evaluate current methods of delivering service
Management experience in operating and capital budget planning
Experience related to codes and requirements of regulatory and accreditation agencies
Internal Number: 16802
About Nicklaus Children's Health System
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor.
The Nicklaus Children's Hospital network includes more than a dozen outpatient centers extending from Palm Beach County to southern Miami-Dade County, offering a range of pediatric healthcare services, including urgent care, rehabilitation services and subspecialty physician appointments for children of all ages, including up to age 21.
We are committed to being a resource for children from throughout South Florida and around the world.
About Nicklaus... Children's Health System
Nicklaus Children's Health System is the region's only healthcare system exclusively for children. It includes the organization's flagship – Nicklaus Children's Hospital – a network of outpatient centers, as well as Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation, the organization's fundraising arm; Pediatric Specialists of America Inc., a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization; an ambulatory surgery center; and KidzStuff™, an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region's pediatric population.
Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness but throughout their life journey.