Project Manager (Facilities)

Duke University North Hills , NC 27609

Posted 3 months ago

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 1,300 people.The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. In fiscal year2018, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 9,484 patients and had 230,957 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #14 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization

  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.

  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.

  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses

  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!

  • Relocation Assistance!

Occupational Summary

  • Plan, manage and coordinate special maintenance, construction, renovation and/or repair projects for buildings, grounds and facilities to ensure efficiency and compliance with project specifications

  • Serves as project manager for various facility related installations and assigned construction projects. Reviews scope of projects and coordinates with contractors and hospital staff to ensure that activities are planned to reduce the risk to quality delivery of hospital/clinic services.

  • Prepares cost estimates of renovations and special projects; determine quality and quantity of materials, supplies and manpower required; assist in managing specifications for materials and workmanship to be utilized by contractors or in-house tradesmen in all phases of the project

  • Maintain liaison between Duke Facilities, Planning, Design, and Construction personnel and contractors on assigned projects; assist users in determining priorities for changes during construction or renovation

  • Works closely with Engineering for coordination and implementation of complex maintenance activities and construction related utility outages.

  • Inspect construction and/or renovation projects to ensure that procedures followed and materials used comply with specifications, contracts and/or instructions

  • Utilizes computer aided design software for space layouts and updates hospital construction specifications. Coordinates with Engineering trades for necessary approvals of materials and any changes to specifications.

  • Maintains records of construction and inspection activities. Update and retain record drawings and other documentation.

  • Identifies areas for improved performance within the Facilities. Works to design and implement strategies for sustainted success.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors degree in a business or health-related field is required.


Minimum of 5 years work experience, including 3 years of experience with significant responsibility for performance/ process improvement. Experience leading work teams required. Experience can be supplemented with Master's degree with a Masters being equivalent to two years of experience.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Prefers degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management

Valid Driver License

Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills, consensus building skills

  • Operational problem solving/decision making experience

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task with strong written and verbal communication, presentation, training, facilitation, and leadership, and teaching skills, and the ability to organize and facilitate large groups

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and also to work effectively in a team environment

  • Must be able to pass physical requirement to allow emergency response wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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Project Manager (Facilities)

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