Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's
largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating
through its subsidiaries’ acute care hospitals, behavioral
health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978,
UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS
business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in
rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on
exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes
from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on
integrity, competence and compassion.
The Assistant Director of Facilities is responsible to develop and
implement programs, provide leadership and support to all facility
Managers, will manage vendor relationships, oversee all budgetary
aspects of facility departments to include staffing, contracting, the
operational and capital expenditures; all in an effort to effectively
and efficiently operate all UHS Properties. Will establish standards
and guidelines for hospital operations, major equipment and systems
use and replacement, determine long range replacement plans and
assist in implementing these programs. The Assistant Director will be
responsible for evaluating the operation of each hospital
individually and developing and implementing plans for improvement.
This position includes responsibility for the human resources
function of the acute (medical/surgical) hospital facility directors
(DPO’s), including hiring, mentoring and developing,
performance reviews, discipline and termination.
Essential Job Duties:
Provide support to the Director of Plant Operations.
Commission EOC, Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness pre-survey
inspection, preparation, and document recommendations
and implement standards programs, training tools, and vendor
Report Consolidation and Follow-up
Benchmark, analyze and manage hospital operations, staffing,
contracts and expenses.
Benchmark, manage and implement energy
management and utility consumption
Facility plant equipment
obsolescent planning, budgeting and replacement. Major equipment
repair project management oversight
Safety and Risk Management
interface, Insurance carrier interface; Environmental Hazard
Management/planning and remediation
Perform other duties as
Associate's degree or two years of college with a minimum of 8
years experience required; Bachelor's degree with 10+ years
Must have specific knowledge of hospital facilities and
engineering operations, CMS and Joint Commission Environment of Care,
Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness requirements, Fire Codes, and
hospital safety considerations, and environmental hazard remediation.
• 3 successful Joint
• 10+ years Director of Plant
Operations in Acute Care setting;
• leadership skills;
• human resources mentoring and development skills;
• Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
• Proficient using business software and knowledge of
computerized maintenance management software.
with managing multiple facilities and directors.
Excellent ability to analyze financial data.
people skills and financial analytical skills.
Region: Dallas TX or Southern
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding
career, please take a moment to share your background with us by
applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate
with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life
insurance and 401k.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited
assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please,
no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to
any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or
method without a valid written search agreement in place for this
position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid
in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the
referral or through other means.
Universal Health Services - 14 months ago