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Posted JANUARY 23, 2020

 POSTED JAN 23, 2020


Join the WakeMed Team as a Facilities Project Manager in the Construction & Design Department

As a Facilities Project Manager, you will provide day to day management and oversight of assigned capital improvement projects throughout the organization. You will manage and facilitate functional programming, design, and construction of capital projects utilizing skills to direct and control human, physical and fiscal resources. In this role, you will also be responsible for the coordination and supervision of external consultants and contractors engaged to build, renovate or modernize existing facilities, along with the installation of medical and non-medical equipment. You will meet with affected departments in the development and review project plans, budgets and schedules.

Here at WakeMed, you are more than an employee – you are family. We understand that our responsibility to the community begins with our employees. It’s simple: we care for our employees and our employees care for the community. We believe in doing everything we can to help you meet your personal and professional needs throughout employment. In doing this, we offer the following to support you:

· Shared-decision making structure

· Continuing education opportunities 

· Countless career advancement opportunities 

· State-of-the-art technology 

· Flexible shift options 

· Tuition & specialty certification reimbursement

· Medical & dental insurance

· Paid vacation & sick leave

· Health and wellness education programs 

· Fitness center


· 3 Years of Experience in Related Position Experience Required – With 2 Years of Experience in Healthcare or Construction Required 

· Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/Interior Design/Engineering/Construction Management/Related Field

Work Schedule:

· Hours of Work: 8:00am – 4:30pm

· Weekend Requirements: As Needed

· Call Requirements: None

Innovation flourishes here, and we want your hard-earned experience and gained skills to advance further with our team. For more information and to apply, please visit us online at and reference job ID: 33926. EOE

Link to apply:



Job ID: PRO0026R

Job Description:
Provides data analysis and/or discrete event simulation to improve the efficiency and efficacy of clinical operations by identifying bottlenecks and building models to manage capacity and enhance capabilities to accommodate volume and variation. Leads improvement projects by working directly with clinical and non-clinical areas to understand current operating procedures, develops recommendations/solutions for improvement, facilitates the implementation of those solutions, and leverages data to monitor progress and support sustainability. Performs other duties as assigned.

1. Builds strong relationships with project manager. Establishes rapport with project team members, stakeholders and frontline staff. Collects data from clinical database universes via Business Objects or Tableau. Analyzes data to validate and prioritize project choices to achieve patient throughput and resource utilization goals.

2. Demonstrates time management and organization in the building of discrete event simulation models and/or performance improvement projects. Collaborates with peers and supervisors to validate technical assumptions. Prepares operational and clinical assumptions for validation by steering committee or project team.

3. Develops documents to communicate results for technical and nontechnical audiences. Designs pilot for utilizing/testing model in healthcare setting; recommends roll-out process.

4. Leverages non-healthcare solutions to solve problems in healthcare. Leverages results to create related models or spread improvements to other areas. Seeks opportunities to apply models or projects in similar settings.

5. Considers and presents unconventional alternatives; innovates.

Primary Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Department: 5100-29570-Rex Performance Improvement

Shift: Day Job


Graduation from 4-year college/university with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering in Healthcare, or closely related field.

Masters preferred.

Experience or internship with D.E.S. on healthcare projects preferred.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of industrial engineering and the ability to apply them successfully in the healthcare environment. Experience in discrete event simulation and simulation package (e.g. Arena, FlexSim, Anylogic, etc.) as well as an analytical programming language like SAS, Python or R. Strong advanced MS Excel skills with automated tasks using Visual Basic. Knowledge of statistics and the appropriate application of the tools of this field. Understanding of project management, reengineering, work measurement, standards development, process/work design, task analysis, methods/systems analysis, operations improvement, sampling plans, capacity analysis, inventory planning and control, forecasting, scheduling, space utilization and facilities design. Ability to prioritize work and manage deadlines; to work independently to complete projects as well as coordinate and effectively interact with coworkers and others involved with a project. Ability to clearly express technical ideas in both written and oral forms for both technical and nontechnical audiences. 


About UNC Health Care

UNC Health Care is an award-winning, not-for-profit integrated health care system that is committed to delivering state-of-the-art health care and outstanding service to patients. From the mountains to the coast, UNC Health Care is there, providing care to North Carolinians from all 100 counties and from across the country.

At UNC Health Care, we are looking for talented, passionate medical professionals to join our growing community and provide the highest quality care to our patients across North Carolina. UNC Health Care provides a variety of career opportunities for professional development and growth for our employees.




Halifax Regional Hospital -- Facilities Maintenance Director - Roanoke Rapids, NC


Working as a Facilities Director, you are responsible for planning,  organizing, and controlling functions and activities of plant operations  and maintenance department and building renovations in a healthcare  environment..

Key Responsibilities:
-Reviews and evaluates existing programs, services, policies and procedures
-Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of  workload and adherence to facility’s standards and regulations using  computerized programs for preventive and corrective maintenance,  construction projects, financial management, and energy controls
-Prepares and manages departmental budgets, including the utilities energy savings program
-Manages and ensures regulatory compliance with the Joint Commission,  State Health Department, EPA, DEP, ADA, UST, and other regulatory  agencies
-Provides guidance, training and motivation to staff
-Successfully provides effective client rapport
-Monitors work performance and prepare performance evaluations for personnel

Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent related experience preferred
-Minimum of 5 years hospital engineering maintenance experience at Director or Assistant Director level required
-Experience in hospital project and construction management preferred
-Must have working knowledge of the Joint Commission, NFPA and other healthcare regulatory agencies

Apply at

This position is through  Crothall Healthcare.  As the #1 provider of Facilities Management (FM)  services to hospitals, we provide service to over 90 hospitals across the United States.  We  impact the lives of everyone in the hospital. Patients. Families.  Clinical Staff. The Community. We ensure that all systems are  operating at peak performance so the staff can focus on what they do  best – healing.


UNC Wayne Memorial -- Director of Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Summary:
Working as the Director of Plant Operations, you are responsible for the  overall management of the Plant Operations & Maintenance Department  within a healthcare environment.  You plan, organize, and control  functions and activities of all support services under  the scope of the contract.

Key Responsibilities:
•Reviews and evaluates existing programs, services, policies and procedures
•Meets with Vice President-Operating Officer, medical, administrative,  and supervisory staff, as well as community groups, agencies,  contractors, architects, and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate,  and/or communicate programs, services, policies and/or  procedures
•Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to facility’s standards and regulations
•Prepares and manages departmental budgets, including utilities energy savings program
•Manages and insures compliance with the Joint Commission, State Health  Department, EPA, DEP, ADA, UST, and other regulatory business  appointments
•Monitors work performance and prepares and/or reviews performance evaluations for assigned personnel
•Orients new employees and provides on-the-job training to assigned personnel
•Resolves complaints and disciplines employees, as required
•Interviews applicants and recommends qualified individuals for hire
•Informs employees of salient features of facility’s personnel and  employee relations programs and answers questions regarding it or refers  them to appropriate sources for additional information
•Plans, coordinates, and monitors construction and development of physical facilities
•Reviews, evaluates, and recommends approval of plans for construction
•Advises on structural changes and additions and/or modifications to buildings
•Interviews independent contractors to receive and analyze bids, including blueprint analysis of proposed changes
•Submits bids and recommendations to administration for consideration
•Serves as liaison with contractors, architects, engineers, and material and equipment suppliers
•Negotiates with outside vendors for preferred agreements
•Responsible for grounds care, snow removal and in-house fire response team

Preferred Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or related fields) or equivalent work experience
•3-5 years responsibility at a director level in areas of engineering,  maintenance, and construction in a health care institution
•Should have proficiency in CMMS Systems, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
•Ability to meet deadlines and make sound decisions, sometimes under stress
•Work whatever hours are necessary to maintain facility in a safe manner including nights and weekends
•Good physical condition and ability to operate departmental equipment

Apply at

This position is through  Crothall Healthcare.  As the #1 provider of Facilities Management (FM)  services to hospitals, we provide service to over 90 hospitals across the United States.  We  impact the lives of everyone in the hospital. Patients. Families.  Clinical Staff. The Community. We ensure that all systems are  operating at peak performance so the staff can focus on what they do  best – healing.