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Health Care & Medicine
Manager - Facilities Maintenance
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Specific Requirements and Preferences
HS Diploma or trade school & extensive knowledge of building codes

Minimum Work Experience
10 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 10 years' experience in facility maintenance/carpentry or other related industry experience. Healthcare experience within an acute care hospital and research facility preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Project management, construction, carpentry, mechanical, plumbing, critical space testing, and building maintenance supervision.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Project Management
  1. Manage minor to medium construction projects.
  2. Responsible for negotiating contracts with vendors for various services including maintenance, service, and/or support contracts.
  3. Competitively bid out contracts to ensure best value.
  4. Verify that all workmanship meets highest standards. Take appropriate action to resolve discrepancies.
  5. Provide budget and status update reports to Director of Facililty.
Quality Assurance & Compliance
  1. Inspect workmanship of building maintenance technicians and projects for quality and compliance.
  2. Work to ensure the infrastructure intergrity and aesthetic appeal of the facility.
  3. Review and ensure compliance with critical space.
  4. In collaboration with other facility management personnels, provide facilities oversight for Joint Commission and regulator compliance.
BMP Management
  1. Manage the Building Maintenance Program(BMP).
  2. Ensure that a safe work environment is maintained.
  3. Monitor budgets, report variances, and identify options to solving variances.
  4. Provide leadership and guidance to support staff and direct reports.
  5. Serve as point of contact for all BMP upgrades and maintenance.
  6. Provide training as needed for facility/engineering staff.
Contract Work Management
  1. Lead, direct, implement and manage the contract and work on fire wall and smoke barrier penetrations.
  2. Lead, direct, implement and manage contracts and work on all asbestos abatement associated within the facility.
HR Management
  1. Assist with the creation, maintenance of departmental Policies and Procedures.
  2. Hire, train, develop and direct assigned staff to meet departmental objectives.
  3. Provide expertise and support to all building maintenance technicians as needed.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.