Vice President of Facilities & Construction Management - Maintenance Admin
Company: Washington Regional
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Job Posting: Vice President of Facilities & Construction
Management Employment Type: Full Time Location: Washington Regional
Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR Department: Maintenance Admin
Shift: Monday - Friday FTE: Job Number: JO-2112-44840 Date Posted:
12/17/2021 Categories: Executive Washington Regional Medical System
(the System) is our regions only locally governed, community-owned,
not-for-profit healthcare system. The System includes a 425-bed
acute care hospital known as Washington Regional Medical Center
(the Hospital) which is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The
Hospital is supported by the System- including primary, specialty
and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas
into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and
invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique
employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which
we live and work and give back to each other.Washington Regional
Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and
inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.Mission: Washington
Regional is committed to improving the health of people in
communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care,
prevention and wellness education.Vision: To be the leading
healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to
receive care and the best place to give care.Values: To treat
others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each
other as we would want to be treated.Position SummaryThe Vice
President of Facilities & Construction Management is responsible
for Space Planning, Construction, Maintenance, Safety, Security,
Emergency Management and Environmental Services. Responsibilities
include organizing, planning, directing, and evaluating hospital
and System construction needs, operations and development of
reporting departments, security, safety, and maintenance of all
inpatient and outpatient physical facilities. Researches,
identifies, and assesses system-wide capital renewal and deferred
maintenance needs. Ensures compliance with applicable federal,
state, and designated regulatory agency rules and regulations.
Manages staff, budgets, and goals/objectives in accordance with
hospital standards and expectations. The VP of Facilities &
Construction Management reports to the Chief Operating Officer
(COO) and in collaboration with system leadership teams establishes
and implements professional standards and policies, as well as
innovative staffing, recruiting and retention strategies. The VP
collaborates with hospital and System leaders to ensure facilities
fully contribute to advancing hospital and System goals. Under the
direction of the COO, this role will be assigned System level
process improvement activities in accordance with the strategic
plan and defined Hospital and System policies and
objectives.Essential Position Responsibilities
- Oversee the physical plant maintenance, operation, and
housekeeping for all facilities, grounds and utility systems owned,
leased and operated by Washington Regional.
- Participate with senior management in the selection and
engagement of architects, engineers and contractors hired to
construct or repair Washington Regional facilities, and serve as
the responsible executive for monitoring and managing the
professional activities and performance of such architects,
engineers and contractors in the conduct of their services for and
on behalf of Washington Regional..
- Set expectations, guide, and motivate Facilities and
Environmental Services department directors to promote Washington
Regionals mission, values, and strategic plan.
- Help to develop an organizational culture which creates a clear
vision for the future and defines the values that underlie
day-to-day activities and meets the changing needs of the
community. In this regard, work to establish and maintain a
hospital working environment that fosters employee engagement,
inclusion, shared decision-making, professional autonomy, lifelong
learning, competency, and teamwork. Cultivate and sustain a culture
that embraces and exemplifies professional practice, the
development of future leaders and leadership excellence.
- Develop and implement productivity measures and methods of
budget control within assigned areas of responsibility to further
the mission, values, and strategic plan.
- Coordinate capital budget planning projects, working closely
with the executive team to ensure collaboration and integration of
capital requests with the hospitals strategic plans and goals.
- Draw on information from a variety of resources to alter
processes and improve performance.
- Actively participate with other hospital leaders (governing
body, medical staff, clinical, and management leaders) on long
range planning that promotes the Hospitals and Systems strategic
plan and supports future community health needs. In this regard,
participates in the strategic planning of the hospital to optimize
the role of nursing services, supporting structures and
- Provide a framework and collaborative culture in which
department directors can effectively plan, direct, coordinate,
provide, and improve health care services.
- Lead recruitment, retention, and staff development efforts
within assigned areas of responsibility.
- Oversee the development and implementation of standards,
policies and procedures, critical paths, and other processes which
integrate facilities, environment of care, security, and EVS
services across the Hospital and System.
- Accurately assess needs and services to develop an
organizational culture focused on continuously improving
performance to meet the changing needs of the community.
- Ensure effective performance improvement activities are
integrated into the framework of all assigned departments.
Collaborate with system leadership to achieve quality and assure
that work is delivered in a safe, efficient and effective
- Actively participate with Hospital and System management to
ensure that the Hospital is in compliance with hospital facility
and environment of care accreditation standards of The Joint
Commission and College of American Pathology (CAP), and related
federal, state and local regulatory requirements, including
Medicare Conditions of Participation, Rules and Regulations for
Hospitals and Related Institutions in Arkansas, as administered by
the Arkansas Department of Health.
- Direct personnel functions related to areas of responsibility
include hiring, supervision and performance management of personnel
within the Vice Presidents areas of responsibility.
- Support staff education and development which cultivates
leaders at every level who can act to fulfill Washington Regional
mission, vision, and values.
- Oversee all aspects of construction projects from conception to
completion. Continually monitor and manage changes in scope or cost
to proactively address any impacts to the overall financial or
operational impact of all projects.
- Represent the hospital in high-level negotiations with state,
city and county officials concerning facilities oversight, real
estate construction planning, zoning, jurisdictional matters, and
other construction issues.
- Manage vendors, contractors, construction and project teams
during the bid and contract development process and monitor the
performance of external vendors to ensure timely and competent
performance in accordance with established bids and contracts.
- Serve as a primary point of contact for clear, effective, and
timely communication with external vendors, contractors, regulatory
agencies, and system stakeholders with respect to activities within
assigned areas of responsibility.
- Facilitate space planning and advise administration regarding
space allocation and decisions.Qualifications
- Bachelor`s degree in Engineering, Business Administration,
Construction Management or related field is required.
- Master`s degree in Engineering, Business Administration,
Construction Management or a related field is preferred.
- Industry certifications such as Professional Engineer (PE),
CHC, CHFM, CHE, CHM or other professional health care engineering
- Minimum of seven (7) years of directly related leadership
experience including experience in managing a comprehensive and
complex health care facilities and maintenance operations to
include construction management and campus master planning.
- Possession of a valid Arkansas driver`s license is a
requirement for this job.
Keywords: Washington Regional, Fayetteville , Vice President of Facilities & Construction Management - Maintenance Admin, Professions , Fayetteville, Arkansas
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