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Job Description


 Minimum Education 
Degree in engineering or other construction related field or the equivalent experience. 

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Degree in engineering or other construction related field or the equivalent experience. Proven ability to manage construction jobs on time and within budget. Excellent communication (both written and oral) skills in the areas of contract compliance/supervision and user expectation management.

Minimum Work Experience
7 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 7 -10 years of increasing project management supervision and quality assurance.

Required Skills/Knowledge
Experience with creating project schedules, supervising construction trades (both internal employees and third party contractors) utilizing project management software. In depth knowledge of construction means and methods combined with proven ability to problem solve job site problems and coordination issues. Intermediate word processing skills and ability to write effective business letters. Intermediate Excel spreadsheet skills.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Operations and Staff Management
  1. Develop staffing plans/schedules and resources to optimize productivity and ensure quality service; scope hires and supervise the contracting/staffing of project needs for both CNMC and third party contractors to maintain schedules, etc.
  2. Participate in developing architectural programs for customer department.
  3. Work with administrative coordinator to maintain schedules, budgets, contracts and user group communications for each project; develop agendas, office appointments, meetings, conferences, and projects.
  4. Help design and implement efficient work systems and work groups; assume direct responsibility for all aspects of small/medium projects once design is completed.
  5. Provide training and developmental opportunities for staff; initiate disciplinary actions when necessary.
  6. Assist Director to manage large projects.
Project Management
  1. Responsible for all aspects of construction management; act as the owner’s advocate.
  2. Ability to maintain all required project documentation for change orders, requests for information, construction bulletins and other contract correspondence.
  3. Ability to manage and control the project overall budget, include but not limited to being able to track change order requests and contingency risk reserve assessment; ability to support the financial analyst in cash flow tracking/forecasting and grant reporting; review appropriateness and pricing for change order requests and make recommendations regarding acceptance of such.
  4. Ability to draft all associated project communication with contractor, design team and departmental users; ability to write monthly project summaries for each project under direct supervision.
  5. Ability to foster and work in a team environment (include both internal and external members) and develop a customer focused approach to project management and problem resolution.
  6. Maintain project logs (including RFI’s, Change orders, and Bulletins) and initiate follow up on unique or delayed items; review project initiation and control forms for adequacy and work with submitting departments to achieve satisfactory information is received.
Quality Assurance
  1. Support and assist with the construction quality assurance supervision of other construction projects as assigned.
  2. Responsible for on-site supervision of the contractor, quality review/oversight of construction quality and compliance with plans and specifications.
  3. Determine benchmarks for high productivity to determine adequate staffing.
Customer Service
  1. Respond to both internal and external requests in an effective and friendly customer service manner.
  2. Initiate and follow up on project correspondence and customer communication.
  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Monitor Budget
  1. Provide all direct data to analyst for development and monitoring of small/medium project budgets and variance reports.
  2. Manage the contingency and project risk reserve analyses for assigned projects.
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  1. Contribute to a positive work environment
  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  1. Use resources efficiently
  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

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.