Director of Facilities Management

Southeast Georgia Health System - United States



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Director of Facilities Management

Southeast Georgia Health System | Brunswick, Georgia

$8,000 Relocation Assistance

Responsible for overall strategic direction, operational and budgetary performance for all the departments within Facilities Management as applicable across the Health System including: Maintenance & Plant Operations, Grounds & Landscaping, Environmental Services, Laundry & Linen Services, Clinical Engineering, Central Transportation (including Valet and Courier Services) and the Environment of Care.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating strategic vision and core objectives for all Facilities Departments throughout the Health System.
  • Responsible for budgeting of all operational expenses and proper management of approved and assigned budget.
  • Responsible for development of capital budgets and for long term planning of capital assets.
  • Responsible for managing the strategic operations of facilities within the Health System to ensure that operations, maintenance, and vendor management standards are met in a cost-effective, safe, and efficient manner. The Director will design, establish, organize, and direct the goals, objectives, and standards of performance for department staff; develop, implement, and interpret operating policies and procedures; and maintain and interpret standards, regulations, and codes.
  • Responsible to ensure a constant and perpetual state of regulatory readiness. Lead the Joint Commission/CMS Survey experience at the facilities management level with direct responsibility for Utilities Management, Fire/Life Safety, Hazardous Materials and Medical Equipment Management.
  • Supports and provides direction to all managers in the Facilities Division to ensure they are educated and prepared to carry out their daily responsibilities as department leaders.
  • Provides superior customer service and communicates effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Responsible for in-house construction projects and renovation of all campuses.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred.


5 years experience in a leadership role within Facilities Management, preferably in a health care environment.


Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM) or Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) preferred.


Must be knowledgeable of Joint Commission standards and other regulatory standards such as OSHA, NFPA, EPA, and state affiliated agencies; knowledgeable of the Universal Building Code and the Southern Building Code and be able to multi task issues.

For More Information:

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. EOE/AA: M/F/D/V

Job Type: Full-time