Director Plant Operations

LifePoint Health   •  

Clyde, NC

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 209 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

Organizes and directs facilities engineeringactivities through preventive and corrective maintenance of all buildingstructures, electrical, mechanical and emergency services by using properprofessional management skills to effectively and efficiently use labor andmaterials.  Maintains a UtilityManagement Program as required by JCAHO for hospital equipment. 

Maintains contact with directors, administrators,supervisors, architects, engineers, and

other staff personnel to facilitate the timelyaccomplishment of all projects and


Performs duties, as necessary, as a member of theHospital Infection Control

Committee, Hospital Safety Committee, HospitalDisaster Committee, Member of

Utility System, Environment of Care Committee and theFire Prevention Management Program Committee.

Formulates and manages, and is responsible for theHospital utility budget

Reads, understands and interprets blueprints,drawings, floor plans and schedules as

they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVACequipment, building structures and finishes.

Job Requirements

Education:  Graduate of an accredited school with a four (4) yearBachelor's degree in engineering or related field.  A professional engineering license preferred.

Experience:  A minimum of eight (8) years experience in maintenance management and plant operations of a health care facility or similar facilities required.

This experience must have included management of groups of trades and crafts persons, contract and budget administration.

Experienced and proficient with a wide range of personal computer hardware and

software, including desktop publishing, and spreadsheets.

Successfully performed high level decision-making in operational management


Proven verbal and written communication skills and success in dealing with high-level


Proven knowledge of broad based management methods and implementation


Proven ability in providing leadership, counsel, motivation and commitment to the

department’s and organization’s goals. Skilled in responding and developing plan

of actions quickly when urgent needs arise.

Proven ability in developing and maintaining relationships with higher

management, peers and subordinates and skilled in resolving conflicts and

gaining cooperation with others.

Proven experience in planning, organizing, administering, coordinating,

reviewing, evaluating and personally participating effectively in the management

of facilities.

Skilled in developing and directing the implementation of goals,

objectives, policies, procedures, management systems, work standards and

program evaluation.

Skilled in effectively and professionally representing the department in a positive

manner. Skilled in working in and creating a team atmosphere.

Must have knowledge of various codes, procedures, etc., that apply to hospitals

such as NFPA 99, JCAHO, etc.

Must be able to demonstrate experience and skills in motivation of employees for

peak performance and creative thinking regarding departmental operations

Driver’s License valid in the State of North Carolina may be required based on departmental needs or at a minimum a valid State Driver’s License will be required.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran