The Manager, Facilities Operations administrates the daily operations of the engineering, maintenance and repair functions for buildings, equipment and systems for Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla Campus. Responsibilities include the implementation of policies and standards and processes to ensure compliance with multiple local, state and national regulatory standards and the management of vendor contract development and fulfillment.
* Participates with Director of Facilities in developing the strategic plan for the Facilities department and oversees the implementation related to the engineering and building maintenance functions. Manage the implementation of the policies and procedures for the Facilities Management department, ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations.* Manage processes to meet DNV, fire, utilities and hazardous materials safety standards; maintains documentation and fulfills testing requirements. * Coordinates required environmental and other permitting reports.* Manage the implementation and evaluation of maintenance management programs for buildings, equipment, and utilities.* Conducts needs analyses and makes recommendations for equipment repairs, replacements, upgrades, or capacity additions.* Collaborates with department heads for individual department facility needs and resolution of issues related to the engineering and maintenance services.* Prepare request for purchases and the use of supplies and equipment in conformity with established contracts.* Prepares reports for utilization, costs efficiencies and regulatory compliance.* Assists in the development of contingency plans to address emergency situations.* Manage policies, practices and standards for assigned areas that comply with Medical Center policies and regulatory requirements.* Manage quality improvement activities and collaborates with other departments for quality improvement initiatives.* Oversees the management of the Human Resource functions for the department staff. Manage, performance, training and development for department staff.* Collaborates with Information Systems staff to maintain current systems and plans for existing system upgrades to enhance productivity and efficiency of the operating system.* Promotes and provides quality customer service and proactively identifies and resolves customer issues.* Assures all protocols, policies and procedures are in compliance with the Medical Center's policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, the Det Norske Veritas (DNV), New York State Health Department, and all other applicable regulatory bodies.Qualifications/Requirements:
3-5 years of experience in asupervisory role, preferably with healthcare management experience, and a demonstrated knowledge of regulatory requirements in all areas of hospital Plant Operations and preventative maintenance management.
High School diploma or equivalent, required. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field preferred.
Licenses / Certifications:
Knowledge of regulatory compliance with Joint Commission or DNV, fire, utilities and hazardous materials safety standards. Knowledge of: HVAC and refrigeration systems and equipment, steam and hot water generation systems, medical gas and vacuum systems, emergency power supply systems, fire protection systems, water and sanitation systems, safety and security systems, and building envelope systems. knowledge of current concepts in facilities management in standards related to engineering and building maintenance.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.