Assistant Corporate Director of Facilities
UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office - Dallas, TX

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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.
Joint Commission EOC, Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness pre-survey inspection, preparation, and document recommendations
Develop and implement standards programs, training tools, and vendor relationships
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 required.


Associate's degree or two years of college with a minimum of 8 years experience required; Bachelor's degree with 10+ years experience preferred.

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 Commission surveys;
• 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.
• Experience with managing multiple facilities and directors.
• Excellent ability to analyze financial data.
• Strong people skills and financial analytical skills.
Travel 50-75%;
Region: Dallas TX or Southern California
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.
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