Maury Regional Health (MRH) is a non-profit community health system based in Columbia, Tennessee and anchored by Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC), a 255-bed hospital facility with supporting medical centers Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg, Wayne Medical Center in Waynesboro, Lewis Health Center in Hohenwald, and other outpatient facilities across a 6 county service area. MRH has a medical staff of more than 180 physicians, representing more than 30 specialties, and serves approximately 260,000 residents in an eight-county region in southern Middle Tennessee.
For more than 65 years, MRMC has been the center of professional and compassionate health care in Middle Tennessee. It offers a state-of-the-art facility in a friendly community, located just 45 miles south of Nashville and is the largest hospital between Nashville and Huntsville, Alabama.
CareChex® evaluates medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care and patient experience for more than 4200 hospitals nationwide. MRMC ranked number one in the state of Tennessee for 2017 and 2018 in Medical Excellence in most all specialty services as well as overall hospital care. MRMC was also named in the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation in 2018.
THE JOINT COMMISSION
The facilities of Maury Regional Medical Center, Lewis Health Center, Marshall Medical Center and Wayne Medical Center are all accredited by The Joint Commission.
Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Certification, The Joint Commission
Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement, The Joint Commission
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Association of Blood Banks
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology
Breast MRI Accreditation, American College of Radiology
Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation, American College of Cardiology
College of American Pathologists
Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
Heart Failure Certification, The Joint Commission
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, American College of Surgeons
Nuclear Medicine Accreditation, American College of Radiology
Planetree Designated® Patient-Centered Hospital
MRI Accreditation, American College of Radiology
Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation Program, American College of Radiology
Sepsis Certification, The Joint Commission
Ultrasound Accreditation, American College of Radiology
PHYSICAL PLANT SCOPE OF OPERATIONS:
The main facilities under the responsibility of the Director of Plant operations include:
Maury Regional Hospital 550K sq. ft.
Medical Office Building at Maury 86K sq. ft.
Outpatient Pavilion at Maury 84K sq. ft.
Urgent Care Center 23K sq. ft.
Garage 170K sq. ft.
In addition, most of the other hospitals in the system as well as a cancer center, ambulatory centers and remote MOB’s fall under the direction and management of this role to total 72.7 acres and 1,250,000 sq. ft. The Director will also coordinate with Anchor Health Operations who manages 8 facilities across several of the system’s campuses with a total budget of approximately $13.5MM.
ABOUT THE LOCATION:
The City of Columbia (population est. 38,224) is located approximately 45 miles south of Nashville in the heart of Maury County. Just an hour south of Maury County is Huntsville, AL, home of the Space and Rocket Program. Many outdoor sporting opportunities such as hunting, fishing, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, etc. are available within the county. Maury County is an easy day’s drive or less from a large percentage of the US population – New Orleans, Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Kansas City, Charlotte, Asheville, Cincinnati, Louisville, Lexington, Little Rock, Birmingham, Savannah, Atlanta, Charleston, Jackson, Tallahassee, just to name a few.
Maury County is rich in history and is the Antebellum Homes Capital of Tennessee. The commercial historic district, in the heart of Columbia, boasts a magnificently restored courthouse and a town square revitalized in recent years with many unique shops, antique stores and restaurants.
Employees for this role need to live within 30 miles of the main facility in Columbia
The position will report directly to the system COO.
Plant Operations has a total of 22 employees.
This role has the following current direct reports with three open roles:
Department Support Coordinator - Plant Operations 1
Manager - Plant Operations 1
Project Manager Construction - Plant Operations 1
Other indirect reports include:
Groundskeeper - Plant Operations 1
Lead Groundskeeper - Plant Operations 1
Maintenance Specialist - Plant Operations 5
Plant Operations Specialist - Plant Operations 9
SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Due to a retirement after a very long tenure, MRH is seeking a proven professional who will provide leadership and guidance to the health system in fulfilling its mission through delivering productive and efficient operations over plant operations. They will lead short and long-term initiatives and improvements with cost savings and revenue enhancement in mind, overseeing the below areas across MRH facilities in keeping with the system’s strategic plans and implementation of key strategic initiatives.
Primarily responsible for managing the department of Plant Operations with a broad and well-rounded exposure to same. This includes but is not limited to the ability to plan, organize, direct, and control the facilities management functions across the multiple locations it services. The leader will establish goals, objectives, standards of performance, work plans and development and implementation of operation policies/procedures for the department. They will ensure all regulations/compliance standards are met and appropriately manage all personnel across department.
Manage the preventative maintenance plan to obtain annual goals.
Manage the Life Safety Program to meet and maintain NFPA /ICRA Life Safety Codes.
Manage the Utility Program meeting the requirements of equipment testing and preventative maintenance.
Manage the purchase of all needed natural resources/utilities functions/waste management functions.
Manage the budgets and cost of plant operations as set forth in our operating budgets and capital improvement budgets.
Perform all duties as assigned by the Environment of Care committee and routinely report to the Environment of Care Committee.
Perform duties and oversight on all assigned projects for renovations/upgrades.
Prepare all required annual reviews for the utility, equipment and fire safety programs.
Ensure that staff perform all job duties in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
Interact with department heads on a variety of plant operations issues and concerns in a cordial and timely fashion.
Implement and adhere to existing and new standards to maintain regulatory compliance.
Develop and assure that departmental policies and procedures are kept current and reflect applicable state, federal and Joint Commission standards.
Serve as liaison with federal, state, local and other regulatory agencies to ensure that the hospital is in full compliance with all areas under their prevue; meet Environment of Care regulations and guidelines.
Plan and administer the annual operating budget to meet the needs of the department.
Manage and submit capital budgets/requests to both maintain and improve the overall facility.
Manage all construction projects on a regular basis, providing applicable reports to senior management on a regular basis.
Involve customers during the planning and design stages in order to understand scope of project from all end users.
Serve as liaison to architects, designers and engineers in the development, oversight and implementation of construction projects with strong project management skills and tools.
Administer preventative maintenance programs and work order systems to provide maintenance and repair services to the facility.
Build upon current plant operations plans and team while assisting leadership with enhancing best practices and consistency through sharing of same with other plant operations personnel across the system.
Building strong relationships through inclusivity and personal availability/visibility while engaging and learning from solid existing team.
Implements and adheres to new standard to maintain regulatory compliance; assures that all policies and procedures are kept current and reflect applicable state, federal and Joint Commission standards to include Environment of Care regulations and guidelines.
Staff development through mentoring/coaching/ professional development and personal relationship building.
Focus on streamlining and identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies across all reporting areas of responsibility.
Setting goals for department, setting reasonable team and individual expectations with appropriate reward structures.
Measuring outcomes while developing reporting and documentation processes.
Utilizes data appropriately to manage efficiencies and for good general communication and reporting purposes.
Leading through delegation, providing a sound infrastructure to ensure projects are delivered in the timeliest manner.
Listens astutely in order to capture knowledge of long-standing team to insure full assimilation.
The appropriate candidate for this role will possess the following:
Strong experience with Joint Commission particularly from an EEOC perspective
5-7 Years experience in facilities management required
CHFM from the American Hospital Association preferred
Bachelors required/Masters preferred
Multi-location experience preferred
Great listener-will take the time to get to know others and the big picture before making key decisions.
Solid communicator to include written, oral and report/presentation skills.
Engenders trust and understands the need to commit the time to earn others’ respect by leading by example as a servant leader.
Good at conflict resolution; is non-conflict averse and non-ego centric.
Thrives on challenges; embraces change as well as opportunities for personal growth.
Team player; builds teams, engages team and seeks team input on front end, empowers team, promotes everyone toward personal and team growth with recognition/reward.
Holds self and others accountable; transparent so that others are in the know.
Self-starter; can hit the ground running and does not need constant supervision.
Calm demeanor/fair but firm.
Is goal and achievement oriented.
Adaptable but consistent in process improvement.
Strong planning skills/hold self and others accountable at all times.
Patient/Customer service focused.
Good multi-tasker who can manage multiple projects seamlessly and simultaneously.
Sets consistent reasonable expectations in clear and concise manner.
Engaging through visibility and availability.
A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered commensurate with experience and industry standards. Benefits include the following:
Flexible Spending Accounts
Group Life Insurance equal to annual salary
Group Short-term Disability (paid by MRMC)
Group Long-term Disability (paid by MRMC)
Paid Time Off
403b – employee deferrals and company matching
457b - available for employee-only deferrals
Onsite Wellness Center (free)
All other benefits eligible to full-time employees
DHR International is representing Maury Regional Health on this position. Please direct all inquiries to: