The Facility Manager is directly responsible for managing and coordinating the operational and administrative functions of the Electrical work group and operation within the Facilities Management department of Vanderbilt Medical Center. The Facility Manager is responsible for a staff of approximately 20 department electricians along with 20 or more contractor staff working through the Electrical operation on a daily basis, as well as various subcontractors associated with specific projects.The Facility Manager will supervise staff and supervisors, manage work load and work flow, coordinate projects, direct staff functions and develop policies and procedures. Develop programs, procedures, etc., for cost containment and space assessment; produce capital budgets and monitor facility(ies) budget; set expectations and identify metrics for evaluation of performance for both individual staff and overall work group. Coordinate intra- and inter-departmental facility services.
Vanderbilt Medical Center Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining all facility operations, including general maintenance, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC systems, refrigeration, fire alarms, and building structures in accordance with all applicable building standards, fire codes, and the following:
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS)
Tennessee Occupational Safety & Health Administration (TOSHA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
The Joint Commission (TJC)
National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)
Metropolitan Nashville Fire Codes
The Department provides customer support for issues related to fire safety, life safety, and workplace safety. Our mission is to provide excellence in maintenance, operation, and cleanliness for facilities and utilities in a customer-focused, safe, efficient and sustainable manner.
Position Shift: 1st shift; Days
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity -- of culture, thinking, learning and leading -- is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
* US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
* Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
* Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
* The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
* American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
* Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
* National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
* Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Additional Key Responsibilities:
Manage human resources within area of responsibility; including organization, work assignments, staffing level recommendations, recruitment, collective bargaining agreement administration, Human Resources and department policies, central time and attendance system, etc.
Responsible for identifying training needs, securing training resources, implementation of training programs, and the continuous development and implementation of the Electrical Safety Program within the work group.
Oversee compliance to all local codes, Southern Building Codes, ICC International Building Code, Joint Commission requirements, NFPA Life Safety Codes, other NFPA, OSHA, and TOSHA standards relating specifically to the Electrical work group operation. Knowledge and expertise with hospital and clinic based requirements of authorities having jurisdiction and groups like Joint Commission, with specific expertise in the area of Essential Electrical Systems and Emergency Power Supply Systems is preferred. This compliance effort includes but is not limited to employee training in the areas listed above, and enforcement of these standards within the manager's area of responsibility.
Prevent excessive deferred maintenance backlogs through continuous life-cycle analysis of equipment. Evaluating and recommending to Administration options such as repair, replace, etc. Develop Capital Project plan and budget for area of responsibility.
Assist with the design and planning of new buildings and renovation of existing spaces. This function includes, but is not limited to (1) advising planning staff with regards to preferred equipment types, manufacturers etc., (2) advising engineering staff concerning best design practices within particular building types and Medical Center Standards, 3) assisting planning staff in value engineering decisions for the purposes of cost control and energy savings. , and (4) cost estimating and project scheduling for renovation projects performed by Facilities Management, (5) development and implementation of energy conservation and efficiency initiatives.
Participate in department-wide strategic planning, manage operating expenditures, and make budget recommendations for the manager's area of responsibility.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.