Facility Officer at CURE International – June 2024

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Facility Officer

Job Summary:

  • The Hospital Facility Officer is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hospital’s physical infrastructure. This includes overseeing maintenance, safety, and regulatory compliance of the facility to ensure a safe, functional, and patient-friendly environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Facility Management:

  • Oversee the maintenance, repair, and operation of the hospital’s physical plant, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, and structural components
  • Ensure that all hospital facilities are clean, safe, and functional

Safety and Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and country regulations regarding hospital facilities
  • Implement and maintain safety protocols to protect patients, staff, and visitors
  • Conduct regular safety audits and risk assessments

Maintenance Management:

  • Develop and manage preventative maintenance programs for hospital equipment and infrastructure
  • Coordinate and supervise maintenance staff and external contractors
  • Respond to maintenance requests and emergencies promptly and effectively

Budget and Resource Management:

  • In collaboration with the Facility manager prepare and manage the facilities budget
  • Monitor expenses and optimize resource allocation to maintain cost-effectiveness
  • Procure necessary supplies and equipment for facility maintenance and operations

Project Management:

  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee renovation, refurbishment, and construction projects within the hospital
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to required specifications

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and manage a team of facility staff, providing training, support, and performance evaluations
  • Foster a collaborative and efficient work environment

Sustainability Initiatives:

  • Implement and promote sustainability initiatives within the facility
  • Monitor energy usage and implement strategies to reduce the hospital’s environmental footprint

Emergency Preparedness:

  • Develop and maintain emergency preparedness plans related to facility operations
  • Coordinate with other hospital departments and local agencies in emergency response efforts

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in facilities management, building and construction, , or a related field
  • Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in facility management, preferably in a healthcare setting

Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of building systems (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.)
  • Familiarity with healthcare regulations and safety standards
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in using facility management software and tools

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to CURE International on cure.applytojob.com to apply