Job Summary: To plan, organize, supervise, coordinate and control the activities of the plant operations and maintenance functions which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, utility systems and grounds of this hospital in an operative and safe working condition. Supervises the environmental services and laundry departments in order to assure performance improvement activities within the departments and participates in CQI activities. Assures competency of all personnel. Assists in formulating the budget. Maintains efficient and effective department operation while requiring compliance with all state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols.
Reports to the Chief Executive Officer regarding the physical and structural conditions of hospital facilities and the status of work in progress.
Monitors departmental personnel matters to include interviewing and the hiring of new staff, training, evaluating work performance, promotion, counseling, discipline and termination. Directs the grievances of employees to the Human Resources Director for final disposition.
Develops, evaluates and implements: departmental policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and standards of work for the maintenance and repair of medical equipment, buildings and building systems.
Participates in the development and applications of standards of quality and productivity for the Engineering Department.
Administers and implements the maintenance program to ensure uninterrupted operation of the entire physical plant. Monitors its applications to assure maximum effectiveness and provides appropriate documentation of the same.
Coordinates the repair of equipment or recommends the replacement of or additions to equipment or physical plant as necessary.
Works closely with other departments and administration. Negotiates priorities, plans work schedules, makes job assignments, orders needed materials, supplies and parts. Recommends use of outside specialty contractors as circumstances indicate.
Schedules and supervises maintenance repair work, alterations, remodeling, minor construction and the checkout, installation and servicing of mechanical and electrical equipment and building systems.
Maintains an inventory of parts and supplies to maximize the operational readiness of hospital building systems and equipment with due respect to the limitations of cost, regulations and relative priorities.
Responsible for the selection and coordination of all maintenance service contractors and ensures all contractual provisions are met along with established codes.
Responsible for developing the annual operating budget, which includes personnel, equipment, materials and supply needs. Continues to monitor budget after adoption.
Administers and implements the preventative maintenance program of fire alarm system according to National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) criteria, Life Safety Codes, and Healthcare Facilities Codes. Responsible for the development of policies and procedures relative to fire and safety and an adherence to the previously mentioned code criteria and State Fair Marshall requirements.
Maintains personnel files and records, audits time cards and prepares statistical and operating reports.
Oversees the daily performance and grounds care of the hospital to assure a uniform and satisfactory landscaped appearance.
Participates in performance improvement and information management programs.
Demonstrates knowledge and is able to identify each patient’s age-specific needs to promote a safe environment needed by the patient group.
Bachelor’s degree preferred, minimum of an associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two (2) year college or technical school; or 3 to 5 (3-5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Salary Information: Single health insurance paid for by the hospital.
Internal Number: 16501
About Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc.
Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is a not-for-profit, 25 bed Critical Access Hospital providing high-quality healthcare to over 12K residents in northeast Kansas and southeast Nebraska. CMH covers the continuum of care with an acute care hospital that offers inpatient and outpatient services, durable medical equipment services, home health care and four medical clinics located in Blue Rapids, Marysville and Wymore, Nebraska.