Organizational Background Sinai Health System (SHS) is one the largest private safety net healthcare systems in Illinois. SHS includes Mount Sinai Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sinai Children’s Hospital and 14 outpatient clinics.The system employs approximately 4000 individuals and serves a geographic area of 1.5 million people on Chicago’s West and Southwest sides.
Though community programs delivered by Sinai Community Institute and research conducted by epidemiologists at Sinai Urban Health Institute SHS has one of the broadest ranges of community services of any health system in the country and is on a trajectory to become the national model for urban healthcare.
We are building a new development enterprise and looking for creative, collaborative leaders who are passionate about using their skills and abilities to make a difference in the lives of those living is some of Chicago’s most underserved communities.If you are looking for an opportunity to use your knowledge and experience to help shape Chicago’s future and change individual lives, we would love to hear from you.
The Director Facilities Management is responsible for Engineering Operations and Maintenance, Facilities Planning and Project Management activities. As such this position has full authority and responsibility over all activities relating to these departments.
Administers and directs preventive and corrective maintenance programs to maintain buildings, grounds, and equipment, both fixed and portable; procures or generates all utilities, including water supply and sewage, and their distribution systems; coordinates activities with other departments to ensure safe and efficient operations.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to: Vice President, Operations Provides Supervision to: Supervisors and Employees assigned to plant operations, maintenance, engineering and project management functions.
·Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, facility management or related field.
·A minimum of 10 years progressive experience in the operations and management of engineering, maintenance, construction, and mechanical systems in healthcare facilities.
·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
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility on
Chicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for
adults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed and
accredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.
Our therapists see patients through the entire c...ontinuum of care, from acute inpatient admissions at
Mount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We also
have a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides both
therapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.
Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitive
and psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized care
plan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatment
gyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winning
therapeutic roof top garden.