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Facilities Manager

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas

Why UT Health - East Texas?

Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.

Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.

Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.

Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.

UT Health East Texas is seeking an experienced Facilities Manager. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in one of our clinics where you will be responsible for:


The Facilites Manager plans, implements, coordinates and manages all mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and manpower development programs for a facility, campus or portfolio of buildings.

  • Manage technical staff, including hiring, training, personnel development
  • Manage operations and maintenance for assigned facilities and assists in development of operating and capital budgets
  • Assist in operations and maintenance issues, troubleshooting and problem solving as required
  • Recommend/implement improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going basis and develop/maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals
  • Coordinate maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians
  • Oversee all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues and must remain current with latest HVAC technology trends
  • Respond to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns
  • Ensure compliance with applicable codes, requisitions, government agencies and company directives as relates to building operations
  • Develop specifications and assists in solicitation and administration of maintenance/repair service contracts
  • Provide formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area
  • Responsible for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination.
  • Plan and monitor appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime
  • Prepare and deliver performance appraisals for staff. Mentor and coach team members to further develop competencies.
  • Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and facility directives related to building operations and work safety.

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
      • Previous experience leading maintenance team, 3-5 years preferred
      • 5-10 years plant operations, mechanic experience; healthcare industry preferred
      • Proficient in two or more trades such as HVAC, plumbing
      • Background in regulatory compliance and state codes
      • Must have active and valid Driver License and clean driving record

        • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
        • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.
          • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
          • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
            • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
            • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
              • Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
              • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
                • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
                • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.
                  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                  • Must be physically able to balance, bend, climb, crawl, crouch, kneel, reach, sit, squat, stand, twist, and walk.
                  • Must have sensory ability to distinguish hot, cold, range of temperature, surfaces, fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and detect/distinguish odors.
                  • Must be able to carry or lift up to 50 pounds routinely (50% of the time) and on occasion (5% of the time) up to 100 pounds.
                  • Must be able to push or pull over 100 pounds frequently (20% of the time).
                  • Must be able to work and follow OSHA guidelines while in a hazardous environment(s) such as electrocution potentials, mechanical energies, bloodborne/airborne pathogens, dust and inclement weather, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, radiation, fumes/vapors, sharp instruments/tools, hazardous liquids, and operating devices.
                  • Must be able to hear speech, distinguish sounds, and speak.
                  • Must have near vision far vision, depth perception, and be able to distinguish colors.
                    • Body substance isolation must be practiced

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Tyler , Facilities Manager, Professions , Tyler, Texas

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