South County Hospital is a 100-bed acute care hospital that has built an outstanding reputation for providing the latest advancements in patient care within a warm and caring environment. The hospital facility features all private rooms, state-of-the-art healing spaces and technology, and family member accommodations.
South County Hospital is a member of South County Health, the preeminent resource for health in Washington County, Rhode Island, and beyond. A key community institution in the heart of South County in its 100th year, South County Health takes tremendous pride in delivering caring health care services of the highest quality to area residents. This award-winning health system offers expert care and key specialty services not often found within a small community health system environment, enabling South County residents to receive high-quality care close to home. The Hospital serves residents and visitors to southern RI, the state’s fastest-growing area.
South County Health encompasses four entities that together provide a continuum of care: South County Hospital, South County Home Health, South County Medical Group, and South County Surgical Supply. As an independent, non-profit health care organization, South County Health is governed by a 20-member Board of Trustees, comprising dedicated business and civic leaders from the area and three ex-officio medical staff members.
Reporting to the Director, Facilities Management, the Manager plans, organizes, supervises, coordinates, and controls the activities of the plant operations and maintenance functions, which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and utility systems and grounds of the hospital in an operative and safe working condition. The Manager will assure competency of department personnel and will formulate and maintain the departmental budget. Maintains efficient and effective department operation while requiring compliance with all TJC, state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards, and protocols.
The Manager is accountable for approximately 450,000 square feet of space, including an acute care hospital, two MOBs, and several leased locations. There are 11 direct reports.
An Associates Degree in Facilities Management or related field is required. Five to ten years of hospital facilities management is preferred, as is a comprehensive understanding of Joint Commission accreditation and Life Safety standards. CHFM certification is preferred, as is OSHA, RCRA, or HAZWOPER certification.
The ideal applicant will be a leader and team builder, bringing a demonstrated knowledge of healthcare facilities operations and management. Negotiation skills to obtain service agreements at competitive market rates and strong fiscal management to ensure the most effective use of system resources is also required.
Gosselin/Martin Associates is an established leader in healthcare consulting. The firm is a leading healthcare management recruiter and provides healthcare management skills education to facility departments in hospitals and systems across the country. If interested, please contact us at 508-660-1800.