Provides regional leadership for facility planning, design, & construction, plant operations & maintenance, security, real estate management, environmental safety & emergency preparedness. Works collaboratively with peers in the system to develop innovative and best-practice solutions which can be applied system-wide.
Essential Job Duties:
Leads and develops a high-performing team of facilities and real estate professionals throughout the region. Works collaboratively with regional leadership to fulfill the facilities and real estate needs for the region. Reports to the System VP, Facilities & Real Estate. Direct report group typically includes a director for PDC, director for security, director for plant operations and maintenance, and/or director for environmental safety and emergency, as well as other professionals focused on real estate management.
Actively participates with senior regional leadership to develop and understand the strategic plan for the region, then ensures the facilities and real estate portfolio supports the plan. Develops and maintains a current Strategic Facility Master Plan for the region which supports the short and long terms goals of the strategic plan as well as aligns to system-level strategies for facilities and real estate.
Ensures existing assets are properly maintained and optimized through a robust FCA (Facility Condition Assessment) and facility infrastructure capital plan.
Leads the acquisition, divestiture, leasing, and negotiations for real estate throughout the region, consistent with system policies and best practices.
Collaborates with peers in other regions and system leadership to develop and maintain appropriate policies for development and maintenance of safe, efficient, and effective facilities in the region
Ensures all aspects of capital project delivery are well managed, including development of capital plans, standards for design and project delivery, compliance with TJC environment of care standards, CMS regulations, as well as standards and ordinances of all applicable AHJ's. Develops and maintains a program focused on MBE/WBE participation, substance abuse testing, architect/contractor performance reviews, and end user surveys.
Leads the security services team by ensuring appropriate leadership structure, leader development / performance, standards, and resources are in place to provide an effective and safe program. Engages with the team through rounding and direct support.
Accountable for the successful deployment of environmental safety initiatives, and directs leaders and staff in the implementation of an environmental safety program which ensures compliance with OSHA, EPA, TJC and other regulatory agencies with the objective to minimize or eliminate workplace hazards. Directs leaders and staff engaged in deployment, coordination, training, and implementation of disaster preparedness policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree, or four years of related experience may be substituted for degree.
Ten years of technical experience and five years of leadership experience.
Mission and Values:
Utilizes SSM Health’s Values in Action and Universal Service Expectations to demonstrate and impart the mission, philosophy, values and vision in daily activities and into operational functions, processes and the environment.
Compliance with Safety Requirements:
Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following established organization safety standards and by complying with all laws, regulations and other applicable guidance regarding safety.
Physical/Mental Demands and Working Environment:
Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this position.
Problem Solving and Judgement
Quality and Safety
Internal Number: 19003234
About SSM Health
Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.
SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. The organization’s nearly 40,000 employees and 11,000 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God’s healing presence to everyone they serve.
With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 23 hospitals, more than 290 physician offices and other outpatient and virtual care services, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, a health insurance company and an accountable care organization. It is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.