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Plant Operations Manager Beachwood, Ohio

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Job ID 375238 Date posted 11/27/2019 Facility CHC Payroll - University Hospitals Rehab


UH Rehabilitation Hospital in Beachwood is a joint venture between University Hospitals and Kindred Healthcare, bringing together the expertise of both world-class organizations. Opened in 2013, our 50-bed, state of the art acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital is focused on improving the functional status of our patients after an injury or illness with the goal of returning our patients home safely.

Assists in planning, organizing, directing and supervising assigned activities of the Engineering Department functions which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical,electrical systems, utility systems and grounds of the hospital in an operative and safe working condition. Assists in maintaining performance improvement activities within the Engineering Department and participates in CQI activities.


  • Reports daily to the Engineering Department Director regarding the physical and structural conditions of hospital facilities and the status of work in progress.
  • Reports daily to the Engineering Department Director regarding the physical and structural conditions of hospital facilities and the status of work in progress.
  • Monitors departmental personnel matters and makes recommendations, such as selection, training, promotion, discipline and termination. Supervises scheduling of department personnel. Directs the grievances of employees to the Engineering Department Director for final disposition.
  • Participates in the development and applications of standards of quality and productivity for the Engineering Department. Supervises and directs Engineering Department personnel in the use of policies, procedures and standards of work performance for maintenance and repair of equipment, buildings and building systems.
  • Assists in administering and supervising the maintenance program to ensure the uninterrupted operation of the entire physical plant. Monitoring its application to assure maximum effectiveness and provides appropriate documentation of same.
  • Works closely with other departments and administration. Negotiates priorities, plans work schedules, makes job assignments, orders needed materials, supplies and parts. Recommends use of outside specialty contractors as circumstances indicate.
  • Schedules and supervises maintenance repair work, alterations, remodeling, minor construction, and checks out installation and servicing of mechanical and electrical equipment and building systems.
  • Develops and participates in the orientation of new employees and the continuing education of department employees in the repair and maintenance of all equipment. Instructs personnel regarding hazards and safety to ensure safe procedures and safe use of equipment.
  • Maintains stock levels of materials and parts within budgetary constraints.
  • Responsible for maintaining repair and replacement records to keep within the projected budget. Provides input to the Engineering Department Director of projected costs and budget requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal requirements in regards to the energy management program.
  • Responsible for coordination of all fire and safety measures throughout the hospital, including fire and safety inspections and procedures in conjunction with Safety and Security Departments.
  • Participates in performance improvement and information management activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Must be familiar with regulatory detail of policy and procedures.
  • Detailed knowledge of Joint Commission standards.
  • Familiar with work request software.
  • Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

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