Responsible for managing staff, and creating and maintaining a safe, attractive physical and operational environment to provide quality patient care and service to all customers.
Essential Functions and duties
Enforces departmental policies, procedures and reviews, including annual reviews and updates with departmental staff. Aides in preparing manuals and guidebooks covering all phases of departmental operations for use by employees.
Manages the hiring process; interview, hiring and onboarding of new staff. Seeks the proper approval of each new hire.
Ensures staff training in approved practices and procedures related to proper facility maintenance techniques. Audits the effectiveness of techniques regularly.
Plan work and staffing schedules and areas of work to ensure adequate services are rendered.
Assists in the Financial Management activities pertaining to the preparation of the annual departmental budgets for staff, including operating and capital expenditures.
Communicates internally with all individuals participating in projects or affected by projects, communicates externally with individuals or agencies that may have an impact on a project. Consults with department leaders in planning and executing projects when appropriate.
Accountable for ensuring that all building systems and equipment are installed and maintained in accordance with Joint Commission (EOC) standards and all other applicable State/Federal/Local regulatory requirements.
Administers and maintains a positive work climate and the overall team effort of the department.
Is in compliance with Mount Sinai Hospital Attendance Standards.
Performs related responsibilities as required or directed.
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, facility management or related field.
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in the operations and management of engineering, maintenance, construction, mechanical systems, security and safety in healthcare facilities.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Skill and proficiency in areas of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, piping refrigeration systems.
Knowledgeable of design and construction project management, safety and maintenance work, and of general management skills.
Able to rapidly assess situations of an emergent nature related to systems, utilities and other aspects of departmental and hospital operation as assigned and provide direction as required to ensure the hospital is able to continue in operation.
Knowledgeable of local and state, and federal codes and all Authorities Having Jurisdiction.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing with Senior Leaders, Department Heads and supervisory personnel to exchange information, schedule work, secure information, and provide technical advice or information on all department work on a frequent basis; and with vendors and other suppliers to exchange information on a frequent basis.
Work requires operation or use of the following tools/equipment: Computers, standard hand or electrically operated tools and electrical test equipment.
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