Director Of Maintenance

Consulate Health Care Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 1 week ago

Job Overview

Purpose of your Job Position

As a Consulate Health Care Director of Maintenance, you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors, and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care's five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Passion. The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Maintenance Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Executive Director, to ensure that our facility is maintained in a safe and comfortable manner. The Director of Environmental Services is responsible for the upkeep of the facility, including the building, building systems and grounds. This position plays a key role in the safety program of the facility. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.

Duties and Responsibilities of Director of Maintenance

  • Develop and ensure implementation of a preventative maintenance plan, which describes specific tasks, to be completed and the time frame for completion.

  • Establish an equipment and utilities management program.

  • Ensure compliance with state, federal, and other regulatory agencies.

  • Review the department's policies, procedure manuals, job descriptions, etc., at least annually for revisions and make recommendations to the Executive Director.

  • Interpret the department's policies and procedures to employees, residents, visitors, government agencies, etc.

  • Will assume the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability of directing the Maintenance Department.

  • Will assist to hire, train, and supervise a sufficient number of maintenance assistants to ensure assigned tasks are effectively addressed.

  • Meet regularly with direct staff to provide supervision and ensure open communication.

  • Conduct and document annual performance evaluations on direct report staff.

  • Determine schedules for maintenance staff to ensure appropriate coverage and to expedite work.

  • Schedule, conduct and document fire and disaster drills in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Schedule and monitor services performed by outside contractors/agencies to determine compliance with contracts/work orders.

  • Participate in surveys/inspections by external agencies such as CARF, JACHO, Medicare, Fire Marshall, Insurance Risk Managers, etc.

  • Participate in regular safety inspection tours of the facility and ensure documentation of findings.

  • Conduct, and participate in regular safety inspection tours of the facility and ensure documentations of findings. Conduct regular scheduled meetings with the Safety Committee.

  • Determine and ensure implementation of corrective action needed as a result of internal or external safety inspections.

  • Maintain accurate records and logs on maintenance activities.

  • Prepare and submit reports on maintenance functions, as requested.

  • Provide input into the budget relative to maintenance needs to comply with budgetary guidelines.

  • Ensure maintenance staff is provided with relevant in-service training sessions.

  • Provide facility-wide training on safety issues, as requested.

  • Attend and participate in facility meetings, especially those relating to Safety/Infection Control/Quality Improvement, as assigned.

  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to responsibilities.

  • Perform routine maintenance and repair on building grounds.

  • Submit accident/incident reports to the business office within twenty-four (24) hours after their occurrence.

  • Inspect storage rooms, workrooms, utility/janitorial closets, etc., for upkeep and supply control.

  • Meet with maintenance personnel, on a regularly scheduled basis, and solicit advice from inter-department supervisors concerning the operation of the maintenance department, assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or the improvement of services.

  • May attend department head meetings, etc., as scheduled or as may be called.

  • Schedule department work hours (including vacation and holiday schedules), personnel, work assignments, etc., to expedite work.

  • Counsel/discipline maintenance personnel as requested or as necessary.

  • Review complaints and grievances made or filed by department personnel.

  • Embrace Consulate Health Care's five core values of compassion, honesty, integrity, respect, and passion, and incorporate them into the daily job function.

  • Demonstrate respect and compassion in every interaction.

  • Conduct oneself with the highest degree of honesty and integrity in every interaction.

  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interactions with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

  • May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Safety and Sanitation

  • Supervise safety and fire protection and prevention programs by inspecting work areas and equipment at least weekly.

  • Ensure that maintenance personnel follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies at all times.

  • Ensure that all personnel wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving heavy objects.

  • Ensure that supplies, equipment, etc., are maintained to provide a safe and comfortable environment.

  • Assume the responsibility for obtaining/maintaining material safety data sheets (MSDSs) for hazardous chemicals in the maintenance department.

  • Ensure that containers of hazardous chemicals in the department are properly labeled and stored.

  • Ensure that all maintenance personnel are trained to use labels and MSDSs to recognize hazards and to follow appropriate protective measures.

  • Develop, maintain, and implement infection control and universal precautions policies and procedures to ensure that a sanitary environment is maintained at all times and that aseptic and all maintenance personnel follow isolation techniques.

  • Ensure that all personnel performing tasks that involve potential exposure to blood, body fluids, or hazardous chemicals participate in appropriate in-service training programs prior to performing such tasks. Ensure that maintenance personnel follow established hand washing procedures.

  • Assist in developing and implementing waste disposal policies and procedures for the maintenance department.

  • Will be chair person of the safety committee

Requirements for Director of Maintenance :

Education

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education or its equivalent
  • A secondary degree from an accredited vocational or technical school preferred.

Experience

  • Must have, as a minimum, three (3) years experience in a supervisory capacity, in a maintenance/plant related position.

  • Must be knowledgeable of boilers, compressors, generators, etc., as well as various mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Must be knowledgeable in building codes and safety regulations.

  • Must possess the ability to identify and schedule assigned tasks.

EEO/MFDV

Company Overview

Where Will Compassion Take You?

At Consulate Health Care, we're looking for talented, compassionate and hard-working individuals who are eager to serve others. Our team members go above and beyond to give our residents and patients the care they deserve - so you'll find that every day with Consulate Health Care offers new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.

Compassionate hearts and passionate dedication - these two qualities shine in our team members and provide the foundation for our mission of "Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands". The compassion you'll show to residents, patients and their families is the lifeline of our business, while relationships with your peers and coworkers will strengthen our vibrant, diverse community.

Consulate Health Care is one of the nation's leading providers of Senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. Operating in 21 states, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer's and dementia care.

  • 24-hour skilled nursing care

  • Comprehensive post-acute care

  • Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies

  • "Your Journey Home" short-term rehab program

  • Alzheimer's and dementia care

  • Care for medically-complex patients

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Executive Director II / Brookdale Bayshore

Brookdale Senior Living

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 3/25/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-06-23T00:00 Overview Executive Director Opportunity! Brookdale Bayshore! Bring your leadership skills, operational talents and passion to serve seniors to Brookdale! Lovely high rise community! Make Lives Better Including Your Own. The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you'll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you'll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself. Click Here to View Brookdale Bayshore Responsibilities Responsible for setting objectives and delivering results that have direct impact on the results within the area. Oversees the day-to-day operations of a mid-size community. Oversees a revenue of up to $25 Million. Responsible for all operations, acting as contact for all staff, residents, prospects, community organizations, government agencies and the public. Supervises, directs, and motivates staff. Maintains high degree of resident satisfaction and retention through consistent delivery of high quality services. Provides leadership for staff and residents to include pro-actively solving problems and resolving issues. Administers annual resident satisfaction survey. Executes renewal program with existing residents through a proactive program. Develops annual operating and capital budgets. Aggressively anticipates and minimizes negative budget variances and deficits. Meets and exceeds budget occupancy goals for the property. Continually explores means of revenue enhancement and expense reduction. Hires, trains, disciplines and terminates associates in accordance with company policies. Reviews hires, promotions, disciplinary actions and termination of employment of associates ensuring consistency in the selection and retention of quality personnel. Ensures buildings, grounds and property are up to company standards through the oversight of preventative maintenance systems and programs, and frequent inspections that meet company standards of excellence. Maintains current departmental policies, procedures, and licenses in accordance with company, Federal, State, and local requirements. Fosters creativity among staff to deliver the highest quality and best services to residents in the most economical manner possible. Responsible for creating and maintaining an atmosphere of stability where the personal dignity of residents is supported. Acts as a member of Resident Counsel. Develops and maintains a positive image with community. Becomes active in social and civic affairs of the local community. Represents the facility and the company to governmental agencies, professional organizations, community groups and other appropriate public agencies/groups. Utilizes sales and marketing activities and strategies to maximize occupancy. Assists in developing and conducting service plan reviews, as required by state codes, with appropriate resident care team members and resident families. Oversees the resident admission process to assure required documentation is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Oversees the healthcare management of all residents in accordance with company policy and state regulations. Oversees the adherence to company policy regarding administration of medication. Assists nursing personnel in staff training and ensures frequent audits are performed on medication sheets. This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor. Qualifications Education and ExperienceBachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Gerontology, Business or other related field required. Minimum of three to five years related experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsMust have a valid administrator license in states where required. Must have a valid driver license and access to a private vehicle for business use. California communities require three years of experience, completion of approved certification program, and completion of 20 CEU hours per year related to aging and/or administration. Properties in Indiana are licensed residential care facilities. The directors need to be licensed by the state of Indiana as a health facilities administrator. If administrators/executive directors are licensed in another state, application for provisional license must be submitted by Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. Management/Decision MakingUses strong analytic skills and an in-depth understanding of the organization and the business in order to handle arising problems and issues. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of resident care, marketing, food service, housekeeping and maintenance units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies and applicable laws. Knowledge and SkillsHas an advanced knowledge of the organization, industry, and a functional discipline. Extensive understanding of technical areas gained through experience and used to complete and/or oversee assignments. Familiarity with Microsoft software preferred. Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential. Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks is essential. Ability to delegate assignments to the appropriate individuals based on their skills, roles, and interests. Demonstrates good judgment, strong problem solving and decision making skills. Physical Demands and Working Conditions * Standing * Walking * Sitting * Use hands and fingers to handle or feel * Reach with hands and arms * Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl * Talk or hear * Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds * Vision * Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors * Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage * On-Call on an as needed basis * Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections * Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents * Exposure to latex * Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens * Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards * Requires Travel: Occasionally Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Brookdale Senior Living Tampa FL

Director Of Maintenance

Consulate Health Care