Director of Facilities Management and Plant Operations

Director Facilities Management and Plant Operations
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

Aventura, FL
Facility Description:
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, a facility of HCA's East Florida Division, is a fully accredited 407-bed acute care medical/surgery facility providing award-winning inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, medical, surgical and cancer services. In order to meet the needs of our ever-growing community we are a designated Level II Trauma Center and have broken ground on a $75.6M expansion project to increase emergency room capacity and bring a new patient tower and parking garage to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.
Ideally located in luxurious South Florida, Aventura Hospital is home to a community rich with diversity and world class infused culture. Our prime location - nestled between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale - means you will be surrounded by the very best South Florida has to offer!
Aventura Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
Job Description:
Reporting to the COO, the Director of Facilities Management plans, coordinates and directs all functions and all activities of the Department of Plant Operations and Engineering. He or she is responsible for staff performance and the accomplishment of departmental responsibilities in accordance with corporate, hospital, department and safety policies and procedures to meet both company and regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities include:

  • Direct daily department operations to achieve quality improvement, fiscal, productivity and patient satisfaction goals

  • Ensure continuous safety and efficient and economical operation of the hospital's equipment, machines, plant, and building

  • Achieve set objectives within budgetary limits and in accordance with all regulatory licensing, codes and standards

  • Primary facility representative with vendors and contractors in the development of local construction and renovation proposals and manages the day to day activities of these construction, renovation and utility projects

  • Involved in the hospital's quality improvement program relative to the Environment of Care (EOC)

  • Manage physical space control, safety and EOC of satellite buildings and departments, relocation of equipment and departments, landscaping, property development and the emergency preparedness program

  • Serve as the Hospital leader in planning, directing and managing the departments and staff members to assure quality on a 24-hour basis

  • Ensure all TJC Standards are met complying with corporate policy and procedures, for managing supplies and equipment in the facility, for promoting teamwork with physicians and all health care providers, for promoting internal and external customer satisfaction, and for appropriate resource and utility management

  • Manage all capital, in-house, development, construction and turnover acceptance projects

  • Ensure efficient department operations maximizing productivity and minimizing costs

  • Supervise facilities maintenance staff


  • Certified Healthcare Engineer (CHE) or Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM) strongly preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field preferred; High School graduate w/experience greater than the minimum would be considered

  • 4-6 years acute care facility experience in general hospital maintenance including management of Plant Operations

  • Minimum 3 years previous management experience in a hospital or equivalent facilities services operation

  • 10 years of experience with mechanical systems required

  • Must be familiar w/applicable codes, state requirements and NFPA/TJC regulations relating to health care facilities

  • Must have valid Drivers license and be able to meet Hospital Drivers Safety Policy drivers requirement.

  • Must be knowledgeable of equipment specifications, inspection procedures and applicable

Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.

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