This position reports directly to the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation through its Construction Committee and to the CEO of FHP. This positon is responsible for the overall management of Foundation properties, Facility operations and construction for the organization. Ensures the overall operational integrity of all the FHP facilities and properties. Responsible for the master site planning and working with stakeholders to ensure organizational needs are met. Works closely with FHP leadership teams to evaluate and prioritize projects, as well as to forecast large-scale replacement and renovation maintenance costs. Coordinates system and facility resources to achieve system priorities and facility project goals.
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
8 hour shifts
Oversees the management of infrastructure, utilities, engineering operations, capital projects, and design & construction. Accountable for the ongoing quality, budget and sustainability of all Foundation properties. Provides leadership by directing facilities staff, project teams, architects and contractor activities. Interacts positively with facilities personnel, administration, medical staff members, department managers, vendors, and other outside agencies.
Monitors the selection of architect, engineers, contractors and subcontractors. Manages the performance of design and construction teams, tracks project costs and schedules to achieve project budget and timelines, and mitigates risk through assessment of quality, scope, safety and regulatory requirements. Recommends and enforces course of action when requirements of a contract are not being met.
Develops and monitors an effective system of project cost control. Revises and refines the initially approved project construction budget and incorporates approved changes as they occur. Develops cash flow reports and forecasts as needed. Identifies variances between actual and budgeted or estimated costs, and advises the Construction committee, hospital leadership, and Foundation board whenever projected costs exceed budgets or estimates.
Obtains or assists in obtaining all building permits and special permits for permanent improvements, confirms permitting, excluding permits for inspection or temporary facilities required to be obtained directly by the contractor. Assists FHP leadership in obtaining approvals from all authorities with jurisdiction. Also assists in selecting and retaining surveyors, testing laboratories, or other special consultants / trade vendors as needed; confirming coverage as needed.
Inspects work for defects and deficiencies in the project, as well as monitoring the architect / engineer’s or contractor’s responsibilities for inspection. Reviews safety programs of the contractor(s) and makes appropriate recommendations. The aforementioned duties shall not relieve the contractor of its responsibilities for the safety of persons and property, and for compliance with all federal, state and local statutes, rules, regulations and orders applicable to the conduct of the work.
Determines final completion and provide written notice when the work is ready for final inspection. Secures and transmits to the architect / engineer required guarantees, affidavits, releases, bonds and waivers. Organizes and catalogs manuals, written warranties, record drawings and maintenance stocks to the Foundation board.
Plans for large-scale reinvestments in the facility such as replacing equipment or systems which have reached the end of their life, renovating or repurposing areas, or meeting current code requirements. Tracks projected costs for such expected future expenditures.
Monitors and coordinates all maintenance contracts, including maintenance of undeveloped properties. Familiarizes self with all Foundation owned properties and facilities. Performs walk-throughs with contractors, documents contractor/consultant performance, and reports to FHP leadership and the Foundation board on a regular basis as to the condition of Foundation owned properties and facilities.
Actively participates in the identification, determination, and implementation of facility improvements, which will improve patient care and/or will reduce operating costs.
Ensures all applicable regulation, accreditation, safety and code compliance is achieved on all projects. Ensures contractors’ and vendors’ work complies with regulatory (CMS, OSHA, TJC) requirements and organization-wide interim Life/Safety policies and procedures.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the Construction Committee and/or CEO
Must possess a strong knowledge of architecture, construction, and engineering as normally demonstrated through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering or related field.
Must possess at least seven (7) years of progressive project and/or facilities management experience, preferably in healthcare related construction. Must have proven experience directing and managing multiple resources and projects.
Ability to read and interpret construction documents and drawings, specifications and related contract regulatory documents. Must possess a thorough working knowledge of building codes, materials and standards and project tracking tools. Must be able to compute job costs, prepare and monitor project budgets and schedules, as well as use and interpret typical contracts and agreements. Requires strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills to motivate team performance. Requires ability to listen, negotiate, and resolve conflicts. Must be able to work independently and effectively align resources to achieve system goals. Must exercise independent judgment and be able to maintain confidential information.
Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking.
May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.
Requires significant use of personal computer, phone and general office equipment.
Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
May require occasional off-site travel
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer;qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 2019-5638
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.