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Regional Director Of Engineering

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

2242

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The Regional Director of Engineering is responsible for the facilities management and engineering services activities to serve the McLeod Regional Medical Center (“Region”) in alignment with McLeod Health facilities management and engineering standards.  The Regional Director of Engineering is responsible for consultation, investigation, evaluation and planning, design review and approval, and/or determination of environmental and safety impacts of work processes and products (buildings, utilities, systems, sites, mapping, or infrastructures); provide project management oversight, which may include supervision of lower level staff; oversee or review environmental, infrastructure and geomatic projects; and manage implementation of projects/plans according to codes and regulations, which may include approval authority within established organizational limits. Work assignments may involve unique factors and be lacking in precedence on which to base decisions and may be technically complex as evidenced by a high number of variables and inter-related considerations. Work is often performed independently requiring professional knowledge of complex and/or detailed technical procedures. Work may require considerable public contact to explain standards and regulations, or appearance before a regulatory/judicial body, provide consultation and technical assistance, and may require negotiation to determine the feasibility of project implementation or continuation. Work may require professional licensure or other certifications. Work performed includes exercising judgment and decision-making that directly impacts life, health, safety and/or the environment.

  • Job responsibilities include those listed in competencies document
  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. 
  • Shall demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to the quality management system by:

      (a) promoting the use of the process approach and risk-based thinking

      (b) engaging, directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the quality

      management system requirements 

       (c) promoting improvement 

  • Identifies, structures, prioritizes, and leads projects or major work streams to support the institution’s strategic plans and objectives set forth in the Management Action Plan (M.A.P.).
  • Demonstrates competency and complies with all laws, regulations, and applicable codes affecting life safety and the physical environment of care. Manages and ensures effective compliance programs and required documentation.
  • Advocates a process based approach to manage the business through the Quality Management System (QMS). Communicates and ensures the importance of the Quality Management System (QMS). Demonstrates leadership by involving and engaging employees in the QMS.
  • Applies process management principles and emphasizes a practical understanding of the management, control, and importance of defined processes.
  • Ensures that quality based objectives are in place and are consistent with organizational strategy.
  • Manages activities from start to finish, considering all the process activities that they represent, including inputs/outputs, resources, monitoring, measurement, improvement, training, and other considerations.
  • Provides strategic and tactical direction and oversight to department supervisors.
  • Develops capital and expense operating budgets across the Region. 
  • Plans and coordinates related activities pertaining to the commissioning, testing and maintenance of electrical, mechanical, gas and plumbing equipment components and systems.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs to assure life safety, environmental health, and quality and safety, through a proactive, well maintained and managed Environment of Care (EOC) across the Region.  
  • Ensures a maintenance philosophy that achieves the goals of ensuring a safe, functional environment by maximizing equipment maintenance, providing essential documentation, and easing management and cost by minimizing the required maintenance and documentation time.
  • Provides appropriate personnel training and competencies.
  • Evaluates performance of assigned personnel and assesses competencies and develops training programs.
  • Provides support during planned, or emergency situations or events, which includes physical presence on site when necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Requires the ability to work under/handle stressful situations.
  • Must be a quick thinker and able to displays positive emotional behavior, as well as apply positive social skills with co-workers, vendors, customers, and patients.
  • Requires availability twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week to provide support during planned, or emergency situations or events to include being physically on site if deemed necessary.
  • Maintains a Regional organizational structure that facilitates safe, effective, patient-centered care/service that delivers a common care/service experience for all patients/customers.
  • Plans and coordinates personnel and facilities management and engineering activities to assure safety, quality, satisfaction, efficiency, and consistency across the Region.
  • Participates in engineering design reviews, providing engineering and maintenance input to new construction, upgrades and renovation projects.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to data-driven and sound engineering decision making and the use of key performance indicators in the execution (development, analysis, corrective action, communication, and pursuit and provision of feedback) of tactical and operational responsibilities.
  • Interacts, directly and indirectly, with senior leaders across the MRMC. Partners with Executive Leadership, clinical teams, and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manages a 10 million sq. ft. hospital campus (Building Envelope, Nurses Call, Tube System, Grounds, Boilers, Generators, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Fire & Life Safety, Electrical, HVAC & Refrigeration, and Plumbing) with 50 direct reports.

Qualifications /Training:

In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, ten (10) years of directly related leadership experience in managing comprehensive and complex health care facilities and maintenance operations or healthcare construction management and supervision, that provide the candidate with the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the functions of the position proficiently will be accepted.

 

A Mechanical or General Contractor’s license as issued by the South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Board, Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation will qualify as the equivalent to five (5) years of relevant job-related experience

 

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

Minimum of five (5) years of directly related leadership experience in managing comprehensive and complex healthcare facilities (1+ million square feet) and maintenance operations (10+ FTEs) or healthcare construction management and supervision.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields is required.

 

Licenses and/or certifications that demonstrate additional mastery of engineering or physical plant equipment will be considered beneficial and where appropriate, will serve to validate job competencies.

WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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