New Hope Treatment Centers

Director of Physical Plant Operations

The Director, of Physical Plant Operation coordinates the operations, safety and maintenance of a 120 thousand square foot behavioral healthcare facility.  Responsibilities includes the administrative oversight of  property management , which includes the monitoring of all routine and preventative maintenance of the facility equipment and property and oversight of all related contracted services including, but not limited to; grounds keeping, housekeeping, linen, elevator maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, extermination and other key services.
  • Licensing Standards, Policy Development and Training:
  • Ensures buildings, grounds, materials, equipment, and vehicles meet applicable licensing and regulatory standards (OSHA, DHEC, NFPA, Joint Commission, etc.)
  • Facilitates the development, revision, and implementation of facility safety education programs, including the coordination of drills (i.e., fire, tornado, emergency evacuations, etc.)
  • Ensures that the organization has written policies and procedures for maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Building and Grounds:
  • Oversees any construction or renovations on the building and the grounds.
  • Coordinates all leasing arrangements, and all service and maintenance contracts related to the buildings, and equipment.
  • Develops implements and reviews a system of maintenance logs to insure the timely completion of maintenance requests and proper preventative maintenance of the building and equipment.
  • Ensures all structural components of the facility are safe, clean, and in compliance with all applicable standards.
  • Ensures that the facility grounds are maintained in a manner that provides safe access to and a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.
  • Purchasing and Inventory:
  • Coordinates the purchase and ordering of building supplies, including patient care equipment.
  • Develops and maintains an information system which will provide the billing office with necessary documentation for billing of property management expenses.
  • Building Standards compliance:
  • Ensures that the building is in compliance with the provisions of SC DHEC standard 61-103, the Joint Commission and the Life Safety Code of the National Fire Protection Association. (NFPA)
  • Essential Management Functions
  • Assures that the duties, responsibilities, and authority of each job within area of responsibility are clearly defined, effective and communicated.
  • Assures that qualified personnel are selected for positions supervised and that orientation and on-the-job training programs are conducted and effective.
  • Monitors performance of staff supervised.  Provides prompt and objective coaching and counseling.  Assures timely performance appraisals of staff supervised.
  • Assures that effective communications are maintained within area of responsibility.
  • Keeps abreast of current responsibilities of areas supervised.
  • Inputs and monitors time and attendance for the property management department.
  • Oversees all external contractors and contracted building, service or maintenance agreements
  • Additional Responsibilities
  • Performs other related tasks as may be assigned by the Executive Director
  • Provides employee trainings on key areas under scope of responsibility.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. Must have an extensive background in maintenance and a general understanding of all applicable building and licensure codes and general accreditation standards. Must have a minimum of 5 years supervisory property management experience or general construction management experience. A general contractor’s license is preferred.

Construction / Facilities

Tagged as: electrician, electricity, facilities, hvac, maintenance, physical plant operation, plumbing, safety