Director of Building / Facility Services

Confidential Company  •  Syracuse, NY

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/01/17 by Benjamin Workman
Syracuse, NY
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/01/17 by Benjamin Workman

Requirements and Must Haves:

  • 3 years experience Management experience, preferably in a Department of a Healthcare facility

Leadership Standards Needed:

  • Accountable for all functions of the department, including, but not limited to, staff, materials, and work product.
  • Serves as a role model and is a credible, respected leader.
  • Leads, supervises and manages department staff, including hiring, training, evaluating, disciplining and terminating when appropriate. Maintains appropriate documentation and confidentiality for all personnel-related decisions.
  • Demonstrates strong motivational skills.
  • Accountable for developing both a capital and an operating budget for the department.
  • Conducts frequent department meetings and communicates with staff on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards (internal and external.)
  • Actively pursues continued professional growth.

Department Specific- Job Duties

Responsible for managing assigned operations while staying within budgetary guidelines; plans, organizes and supervised staff assignments, trains, motivates and evaluates employees, reviews progress and directs changes as needed.

  • Performs routine inspections of all building areas, including resident rooms /care areas, to assess the overall cleanliness and appearance of an environmental services perspective.
  • Assigns and monitors the completion status of the submitted Environmental requests.
  • Creates bi-weekly employee work schedule for all job routines, schedules employee PTO time systematically.
  • Performs all aspects of employee hiring, training, evaluation, discipline and termination employees on equipment, safety procedures.
  • Inspects work of Environmental staff to ensure performance standards are satisfied.
  • Resolves staffing challenges.
  • Evaluates maintenance staff on a yearly basis, and schedules individual meetings to review annual evaluation.
  • Creates schedules and coordinate project work throughout the facility.
  • Prepares annual budget. Proposes major purchases for the department for the upcoming year.
  • Maintains records on equipment repairs, special projects, along with other applicable documents required by the Department of Health.
  • Prioritizes requests by department.
  • Maintain and monitor PM / Repair requirements for all equipment in Environmental Services.
  • Participates in the Quality Assurance, Safety Program and Incident Review Committees
  • Manages applicable inventory levels and purchases supplies as needed.
  • Manages contractors and approves work upon completion and authorizes payment.
  • Ensures boilers, air conditioners, water towers, and compressors are prepared for seasonal change over.
  • Provides updates to the Administrator / VP for the Nursing Facility as deemed necessary.
  • Responsible for the operation and repair of various machines and equipment used in the maintenance of the Facility.
  • Ensures a comprehensive and effective preventative maintenance program is maintained.
  • Operates floor machines, carpet extractor and other equipment associated with Environmental Services.
  • Responds to any emergency in the Facility unless alternate arraignments have been made.
  • Monitors locking system for buildings.
  • Manages all contracts associated with the department.
  • Authorizes all payment of applicable supplies and services provided to the operation.
  • Manages the department’s payroll.
  • Ensures team satisfies organization’s customer service standards
  • Oversight of the department’s policies to ensure effectiveness and periodic review.
  • Performs quality assurance audits and corresponding reports as applicable.
  • Monitors staff productivity to ensure ongoing effectiveness
  • Develops and maintains departmental goals
  • Develops and maintains the department’s master work plan.
  • Implements performance improvement plans as warranted.
  • Develops and manages department’s KPI’s on a routine basis.
  • Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to safety and contributes to the organization’s safety culture.
  • Monitors customer satisfaction
  • Continues to focus on innovation and collaborations to enhance the operations.
  • Develops and implements cost containment initiatives.
  • Works collaboratively with other facility directors / managers to enhance the operations of the organization.
  • Focuses on enhancing the communication with the operation.
  • Responsible to prepare staff and physical plant for State Surveys / inspections, State and Local Code Enforcement visits and any otherinspections or surveys.
  • Responsible for employee injury prevention, follows safety rules, and addresses safety issues with supervisor.

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