Arlington, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Arlington Memorial
This Director of Facilities Management is completely responsible and accountable for the Plant Operations / Engineering functions at the Texas Health Arlington campus, including, but not limited to, efficiency of day-to-day operations, regulatory compliance, energy management, financial management, staff efficiency and productivity, and quality of services delivered. The requirements and responsibilities of the role are outlined below.
• At least five (5) years of progressive supervisory facilities management experience with emphasis on healthcare including full knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and codes and plant operations in a healthcare environment.
• Bachelor's Degree is preferred
• CHFM certification is preferred
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Organize and delegate activities as required for the safe, efficient and effective operation of the department including active participation with other hospital and leadership staff to accomplish this objective.
• Develop and oversees the implementation of policies, procedures, and standards that direct department operations as required for service, verify that standards are consistent with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements.
• Actively incorporate measures to obtain compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements.
• Identify and utilize processes and resources that support optimal delivery of data and information to leadership team and staff.
• Prepare the operating and capital budgets for the department in collaboration with the department management and staff, determine the appropriate number and level of staff, balancing competency, patient needs, patient outcomes, patient safety outcomes and productivity guidelines.
• Manage the approved budget and adjust strategies as needed to meet budgeting expectations. Regularly communicate with staff and customer groups as appropriate regarding hospital/departmental goals, results and future direction.
• Collaborate with all customer groups (patients, department/hospital staff, physicians and other customer groups), to meet and exceed needs / expectations.
• Evaluates customer satisfaction on a regular basis to determine gaps between actual results and expectations.
• Use benchmark data from internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement of care and patient safety.
• Identify key performance indicators that need to be monitored and evaluated. Develop, monitor and evaluate systems that improve organizational performance.
• Include department staff shared KPI goal setting, strategy development and outcomes analysis.
• Collaborate with nurses providing direct patient care and members of other disciplines at all levels in the development, implementation, and evaluation of program and services.
• Network with peers in State/Regional/Nation to share ideas and conduct mutual problem solving
• Promote understanding and effective use of organization management theories and research.
• Integrate team building strategies and principles of group process in iteration with staff.
• Promote the professional image in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behaviors.
• Engage in self-performance appraisal on regular basis, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional/practice development
• Support and promote community health activities among staff and colleagues.
• Oversee the effectiveness of the department recruitment and retention program, taking action as necessary to provide an adequate level of qualified staff.
• Promote professional growth, development and accountability in staff, students and colleagues.
• Track and evaluate staff performance and individual development, holding staff accountable for achieving service expectations.
• Coach and mentor subordinate staff in order to improve their performance and expand responsibilities
Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed, full-service medical center, has been serving Arlington and surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include emergency medicine, cardiac care, neurosciences, women’s care, orthopedics and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and a Commission on Cancer® accredited facility, with over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.