WellStar Health Systems Director of Facilities in griffin, Georgia


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The Department Director is responsible for management and/or oversight leadership of all Facilities/Maintenance, Security and Communication departmental functions to meet the facility and corporate mission, vision and goals for Spalding Regional Hospital and Sylvan Grove Hospital. In each of the departments The Director identifies cost effective systems needed to support the business of the department, taking into account business trends, resource availability, and changes in customers needs and demands. This position will develop lead and manage effective working relationships with all constituencies, including patients, physicians, employees, volunteers and vendors as well as ensure his staff members align with the standards for excellent in quality and service. The Director identifies and remedies operational concerns while continuously searching for performance improvement in operations and standards of care. As the facilities safety officer this position willensures that the hospital and department comply with Joint Commission, federal, state and local requirements. Upon identification of any variances to best practices the director will lead sustainable change practices and validate ongoing results.This position also provides WellStar oversight and administrative leadership over the contracted security services to provide an environment of care conducive to safe high quality healthcare as well as partners with the Emergency Preparedness manager for operational preparedness and excellence in all operating situations. The communications department will also report to this leader for operational service levels, staffing, capital and policy and procedure development and execution. These goals are accomplished through data and employee engagement while providing continuous customer satisfaction.

Responsible for the safe, efficient, effective and economical operation of both physical plant and all of the equipment within, both fixed and portable, as well as the grounds surrounding the facility. Responsible for Environment of Care, Life Safety and Emergency Operation Plans. Serves as the Hospital’s Safety Officer.



Bachelor’s Degree required and must be obtained within 2 years of beginning in the role. Preferably in Space Planning, Master Planning, Architecture or Engineering


Ten (10) years total related experience including five (5) years of leadership experience with at least two years of direct supervisory and management experience. A minimum of five (5) years healthcare experience required. Experience with Master Planning preferred.

PreferredMinimum Certification:

CHFM, Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager or CHC, Certified Healthcare Constructor preferred.


Thorough understanding of the financial, legal, risk management and healthcare industry aspects of planning, design and renovation.

Strong interpersonal and presentation skills – ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.

Project management skills and the ability to act independently and responsibly in a fast paced environment while remaining aligned to the mission of WellStar Health System and Spalding Regional and Sylvan Grove Hospitals.

Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Delegation—the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.

Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.

Management skills—the individual includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self-available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.

Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.

Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.


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Department Director of Facilities

Facility WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital

Category Leadership

City Griffin

Shift Days

State Georgia