Location:John H. Stroger Hospital
TheDirector of Plant Operations leads a team to ensure the overall operations ofthe hospital for Plant Operations and is responsible for managing andorganizing the operations of the facility including maintenance and groundskeeping while maintaining compliance with all applicable codes, standards ofgovernment and regulatory agencies.Maintains all appropriate records related to proficiency testingperformance and corrective actions implemented.Directs and monitors John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospitals compliance withregulatory and accreditation standards including, but not limited to, Collegeof American Pathologists (CAP), Joint Commission, and Occupational Safety andHealth Administration (OSHA). Maintainsrecords of all accreditation and certification functions and documents
·Chairs the Hospital Utilities Management Committee and attendother related sub-committee meetings as required; monitor the planning processand contribute ideas that will assist in effective management of thedepartment.
·Maintainsknowledge and remains current with reading blueprints and understand LifeSafety Code, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and OSHARegulations.
·Musthave an understanding of Ohm’s Law and refrigeration theory.
·Plans,directs, and supervises all administrative and technical aspects of the PlantOperations Department
·Facilitatescommunication between the Plant Operations and other hospital departments toenhance services
·Maintainsservices in accordance with standards established by the hospital, federal,state, and local standards
·Develops,reviews, and manages the activities of self and other personnel in thedepartment
·Participatesin all hospital committees which impact the Plant Operations Department withspecific responsibility on the Safety and Infection Control Committees
- Bachelor'sdegree in Mechanical Engineering or related degrees from accreditedcollege or university (official transcripts are due at time of interview)
- Five(5) years of Hospital Plant Operations Management experience
- CertifiedHealthcare Facilities or Certified Plant Maintenance Manager (proof due at time of interview)
- Master’sdegree in Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, or FacilitiesManagement from an accredited college or university
- Seven(7) years of Hospital Plant Operations Management experience
- PriorDirector level experience
MUSTMEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
When applyingfor employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preferenceis given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forcesof the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
Totake advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
- Meetthe minimum qualifications for the position.
- Identifyself as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to thequestion by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
- Attacha copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22(Notice of Separation at time of application filing.Please note:If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the onewith the latest date.Coast Guard mustsubmit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Departmentof Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After9/11). Discharge papers must list andHonorable Discharge Status. Dischargepapers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
- Acopy of a valid State ID Card orDriver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, mayalso be attached to the application at time of filing.
Ifitems are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANSMUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARDOR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
- Medical,Dental, and Vision Coverage
- BasicTerm Life Insurance
- PensionPlan and Deferred Compensation Program
- PaidHolidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
- Youmay also qualify forthe Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program(PSLF)
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Degreesawarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in oneof the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by anapproved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Associationof Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of InternationalCredential Evaluators (AICE). Originalcredentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers ofEmployment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactoryprofessional & employment references, healthcare and criminal backgroundchecks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of aphysical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting anyterm or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any politicalreason or factor.
COOKCOUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER