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DIR - ENGINEERING/PLANT OPS

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: norfolk
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Director, Facility Maintenance, Maintenance, Operations
  • Day
  • 76609

Job Description

Responsibilities

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has an annual revenue nearing $10.4 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees, and through its subsidiaries, operates more than 400 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin islands, and the United Kingdom.

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health invites applications for the position Director of Plant Operations. Located in Norfolk Virginia, Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health is a leading community partner providing acute , residential , and Partial Hospitalization treatment for children and teens exhibiting behavioral and/or mental health concerns. The hospital is dedicated to providing high quality care to children, adolescents and their families. We provide quality care to children and adolescents in need, using quality, evidence based practice treatments. Founded in 1986, Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health is an 106-bed hospital facility accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), and licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS).

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Plant Operations is responsible for coordinating and managing hospital programs which ensure the safe and reliable operations of the physical plant, and technology of the facility. The DOP provides services that support the residential environment of care, and ensures compliance with all Federal, State, Local, regulations, including those applicable to, and in concert with The Joint Commission.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Supervises and directs the operation of Plant Operations by developing preventative maintenance programs and ensures physical plant facility are environmentally and physically safe.
  • Manages daily and weekly work order system to ensure maximum customer service; manages outside contracts which are inter-related with total plant operations.
  • Oversees and manages departmental budget monthly operation issues and capital expense processes; trains plant operations staff in the safe operation of the facility.
  • Ensures all fire drills and safety checks are conducted, as required.
  • Monitors the sanitation and cleanliness of facility to ensure compliance with all applicable and accrediting standards, licensure requests, and infection control guidelines.
  • Manages the following areas of the hospital: buildings and grounds, safety, housekeeping and environmental services.

Qualifications

  • Significant experience overseeing and managing facility operations, including engineering, HVAC systems, building construction, and maintenance; preferably in a hospital environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of infrastructure based operations, specifically, as it relates to electrical, HVAC, plumbing, building construction, and fire safety.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of contract management, bidding, project management, and contract negotiations.
  • Must be able to handle multiple competing task, with minimum supervision, and take initiative on matters of revolving urgency.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise the work of multiple staff members, and prioritize duties and responsibilities, including performance management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Joint Commission accreditation standards applicable to building operations and environmental services.
  • Demonstrated ability to train plant operations staff in the safe operations of facility tools, equipment, machines, and systems.

BENEFITS:

UHS Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary and more important, the unfettered opportunity for career advancement!!!
  • Excellent benefits program Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short & Long Term disability,
  • UHS Retirement Savings Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan
  • The opportunity to work with an exceptional team!!

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449 .

Are you interested in learning more about opportunities with Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health?

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS" or "UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware, Inc.

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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