Compass Group, North America UNIT DIRECTOR OF HOSPITAL FACILITIES in Auburn, Alabama


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Job ID: MCH11171783558Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

Crothall Healthcareis a Compass One Company that provides specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services exclusively to the healthcare industry. Crothall serves many of the Top 100 Hospitals among their 1200 healthcare clients and across the nation in 39 states. Crothall has earned a spot on the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2013, 2014, and 2015, and a Becker’s Healthcare Top Places to Work in 2016. Our core services include: Environmental Services, Patient Transport, Laundry & Linen, Facilities Management, Healthcare Technology Solutions, and Ambulatory Services. For more information, go

Administers and directs the Engineering and Building Maintenance programs within the scope of the Crothall contract. Also coordinates construction and renovation programs while working under the direction of Crothall’s Vice President and Regional Managers.

Incumbent is guided by thorough knowledge of engineering and construction principles, practices and procedures, applicable laws and government regulations, principles of management and supervision and procedures and policies of departments and facility. Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes, and controls functions and activities of all support services under the scope of the contract.

  • Reviews and evaluates existing programs, services, policies and procedures.

  • Develops, recommends to Vice President and implements or guides implementation of new and/or modified programs, services, policies and/or procedures.

  • Meets with Vice President-Operating Officer, medical, administrative, and supervisory staff, as well as community groups, agencies, contractors, architects, and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate, and/or communicate programs, services, policies and/or procedures.

  • Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to facility’s standards and regulations.

  • Insures adequate inventories of supplies and approved requisitions for equipment, supplies, etc., as authorized.

  • Prepares and manages departmental budgets, including utilities energy savings program.

  • Prepares and maintains a variety of departmental records and reports.

  • Manages and insures compliance with JCAHO, State Health Department, EPA, DEP, ADA, UST, and other regulatory business appointments.

  • Performs a variety of supervisory functions.

  • Assigns work to staff.

  • Monitors work performance and prepares and/or reviews performance evaluations for assigned personnel.

  • Schedules and approves vacation and holidays.

  • Orients new employees and provides on-the-job training to assigned personnel.

  • Resolve complaints and disciplines employees, as required.

  • Interviews applicants and recommends qualified individuals for hire.

  • Informs employees of salient features of facility’s personnel and employee relations programs and answers questions regarding it or refers them to appropriate sources for additional information.

  • Plans, coordinates, and monitors construction and development of physical facilities.

  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends approval of plans for construction.

  • Advises on structural changes and additions and/or modifications to buildings.

  • Interviews independent contractors to receive and analyze bids, including blueprint analysis of proposed changes.

  • Submits bids and recommendations to administration for consideration.

  • Serves as liaison with contractors, architects, engineers, and material and equipment suppliers.

  • Negotiates with outside vendors for preferred agreements.

  • Responsible for grounds care and snow removal.

  • Responsible for in-house fire response team.

  • Performs other services and duties, as delegated, and serves on a variety of facility committees as required by administration.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or related fields) .

  • 5 years responsibility at a director level in areas of engineering, maintenance, and construction in a health care institution.

  • Should have proficiency in CMMS Systems, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and make sound decisions, sometimes under stress.

  • Work whatever hours are necessary to maintain facility in a safe manner including nights and weekends.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and transmit complicated detailed instructions orally and in writing.

  • Good physical condition and ability to operate departmental equipment.

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Career LevelMid Career (2+ Years Experience)SectorCrothallAreas of InterestFacilities ManagementEducationAssociate's Degree/2 Year CollegeLocaleUnited States (US)Preferred LanguageEnglish