UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our rehabilitation hospital opened in September 2015 and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health, Unity Point Meriter and Kindred Healthcare.
Assists in planning, organizing, directing and supervising assigned activities of the Engineering Department which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, utility systems and grounds of the hospital in an operative and safe working condition.
Supervises the planning, organizing, directing of the day-to-day operations of the Environmental Services department. Supervises the performance improvement activities within the Plant Operations and EVS departments and participates in CQI activities.
Monitors departmental personnel matters and makes recommendations, such as selection, training, promotion, discipline and termination.
Develops programs to ensure departmental effectiveness.
Develops and recommends departmental policies and procedures.
Monitors existing policies, procedures and programs for effectiveness.
Develops, implements, administers and modifies programs to maintain the physical plant, grounds, and equipment of the hospital through effective utilization of personnel and materials.
Maintains required documentation for state, federal and other regulatory agencies.
Develops and determines priorities and monitors status of special projects on an ongoing basis.
Assures complete and proper logging of files and records requiring cost computation of time spent, materials and supplies used for each completed requisition or work order.
Inspects building and grounds to ensure conformance with established standards and regulations.
Establishes preventive maintenance and cleaning schedules and prioritizes work to minimize disruption of hospital operations.
Directs and maintains plant engineering functions of the hospital. Develops systems to control the efficient and effective use of all utilities.
Plans for and oversees major repairs, renovations, and new construction. Serves as the liaison between hospital and contractor during construction phasing and implementation.
D evelops budget for the unit and allocates funds within budget limit to accomplish objectives. Monitors variance against budget on an ongoing basis.
Acts as the hospital's Safety Office, chairs the EOC (Safety) Committee, assigned responsibility to oversee and maintain Life Safety, Environment of Care and Emergency Management Joint Commission Standards (Safety and Security Management, Hazardous Materials and Waste Management, Medical Equipment Management, Fire Safety Management, Utilities Management and Emergency Management).
Directs the preparation and maintenance of department reports. Prepares periodic reports for management, as required.
Develops, implements and monitors the hospital wide safety program.
Is strategically involved in safety education and continuing education of all employees and training.
Works closely with each facility department in safety management and development of departmental safety programs.
Updates and maintains accurate safety management policies and procedures for the hospital.
Compiles with and is involved in gathering and reporting accident and incident information.
Prepares reports of hospital safety management activities to the Quality Council.
Acts as the Safety Officer with the responsibility to act in the event of emergency and to disseminate whatever action needed to effect immediate corrections for life threatening conditions.
3 years of plant operations management experience.
Prior supervisory experience required.
Associate's Degree in related field preferred.
Knowledge of hospital operations and utility systems management preferred.