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Intermountain Healthcare Facilities Director - Salt Lake Area in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

Responsible to provide multi-site leadership and direction for facilities management and building operations and maintenance for Intermountain Healthcare. This person works directly with the Executive Director of Facilities Management in developing, planning, organizing, implementing, and managing compliant and efficient facilities operations.


Reporting to the Executive Director of Facilities Management, this position oversees a business operation representing more than approximately $15 million in annualized consumable spend, and optimizing maintenance strategies for more than approximately 5,000,000 square feet of building space.

Job Essentials

  • Provides management oversight in terms of overall system goals of quality, value, satisfaction, compliance, and standardization to increase value to the company through managing facilities as part of a system-wide business, which includes quality of care, decreased operational and upfront costs, design optimization, and profitability to the company.

  • Develops operational strategies, product and equipment standardization, policy and procedures, compliance, and operational efficiencies.

  • Serves as the area coordination point and subject matter expert for all facilities management activities across multiple business units to drive consensus and standardization.

  • Directly responsible to coordinate with and drive strategies between Construction, Capital Planning, Energy Management, and Sustainability.

  • Serves as the direct leader of Intermountain maintenance and facilities management functions in the assigned area, and is responsible for the identification of new initiatives associated with facilities performance standards by working with the facility maintenance managers to ensure proper maintenance, repair, operation, and efficiency of all plant assets.

  • Responsible for the effective and compliant management of a significant portion of business within Intermountain Healthcare's operations with daily management of a centrally budgeted Building Operations and Maintenance operating budget, as well as a portion of the Maintenance Renewal capital project budget.

  • Implements successful strategies for facilities management practices into area-wide business model by working collaboratively with region operations officers, finance officers, facilities leaders, and Corporate Construction, Capital Planning, and Compliance departments.

  • Works collaboratively to implement strategies, and manage projects and programs that promote safety, collaboration, and teamwork among employees and stakeholders.

  • Manages centrally developed facilities operations and operational best practices, including those around compliance, regulatory agencies, and staffing.

  • Coordinates with site leaders during development, standardization, and implementation of enterprise systems to assure use of best practices and to ensure efficiency.

  • Assists in the identification and development of central and site operating budgets to assist in area facilities improvements and operations.

  • Supports best practices by periodically chairing the Council of Area Facilities Managers and participating as invited with Facilities Guidance Council. The success of these groups is achieved through collaborating to identify strategic issues and opportunities as they relate to facilities management.

  • Stays abreast of best practices, new technologies, market dynamics and trends, and acts as a subject matter expert and resource to others, advising on best practices and process improvement. Answers questions presented by key stakeholders about the services and products being delivered and develops efforts and methods to resolve conflicts.

  • Serves as the area representative at local meetings and functions, representing facilities operations and discussing relevant objectives and plans.

  • Consults with corporate facilities leadership on questions related to growth of facilities and expansion of service lines affecting facilities.

  • Works with human resources to evaluate and standardize staffing best practice, minimum job competencies, education, and roles and responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Business Management, Construction Management or Engineering, with nine years of facilities management experience, seven of those years must be in a healthcare setting. Education must be obtained through an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.- OR - Master's degree in Facilities Management, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, or Engineering Management, with seven years of multi-site facilities management experience in a healthcare setting.

  • Demonstrated strong communication, emotional intelligence, and the ability to influence across a varying range of personnel.

  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage large-scale operations.

  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail, and scheduling applications.

  • Experience in a role requiring effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Willing to travel regionally and throughout the Intermountain Healthcare system as needed.

  • Demonstrated strong communication, emotional intelligence, and the ability to influence across a diverse team.

  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Joint Commission requirements relating to the Environment of Care.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager - American Hospital Association

  • Certified Facility Manager - International Facility Management Association

Physical Requirements:

  • Interact with others requiring the employee to communicate information.

  • Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.

  • See and read computer monitors and documents.

  • Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.


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Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here .

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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