EOC Director Job – Katy, TX

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The EOC Director coordinates and controls the activities of the Environment of Care Department with the help of the Plant Operations Director and under the supervision of the Administrator.  Oversees the coordination and scheduling of the transportation department. Provides services, repair and maintenance necessary to insure the safe and efficient operation of the hospital facilities.  Maintains a comfortable physical environment for patients, employees, medical staff and the public.  Assists in construction and renovation projects.  Plans, organizes and coordinates activities involving safety programs in the hospital.  These programs include but are not limited to hazardous materials, law and insurance regulations, buildings, grounds, equipment and occupant safety.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, the State Department of Public Health, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures, and Performance Improvement Standards.

Essential Functions:
  1. Inspects facility for proper operation and working conditions; maintains routine records and determines type and extent of malfunction of equipment and, as necessary, adjust, disassembles and repairs or replace components, reassembles and tests for proper operation.  Reports more serious problems to Director of Plant Operations for instructions or maintenance scheduling.
  2. Performs a variety of general semi-skilled to skilled maintenance, alternation and repairs to machinery, equipment or facilities as assigned or in accordance to basic skills and abilities, and standard procedures diagrams or manufactures instructions such as electrical, mechanical, plumbing; Performs a variety of routine manual duties as requires, such as moving supplies, furniture, equipment, removing trash, scrap material, and replacing light bulbs, etc.
  3. Requests bids, schedules and coordinates repairs/replacements beyond the scope of the department with outside vendors.
  4. May service and make repairs to heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including fans, motors, radiators, thermostats, dampers and regulating controls; replace filters and fluids as necessary; and maintain routine records or repairs, etc.
  5. Seeks and grasps new opportunities and responsibilities; exerts extra effort to finish a task; persists despite obstacles; looks beyond usual methods; promotes creative thinking.
  6. Determines causes of problems; formulates and evaluates possible solutions; knows where to obtain information; solicits input from others when appropriate.  Responds in the best interests of our patients and the hospital.
  7. Possesses and applies required job skills and knowledge; is current in area of expertise.  Actively pursues certifications, continuing education, etc., as applicable.
  8. Supports and coordinates patient, employee and facility safety issues in conjunction with Risk Manager; ensures staff compliance with hospital EOC guidelines, policies and procedures.
  9.  Under the direction of the Administrator and Plant Operations Director, may exercise general supervision and management for the overall Plant Operations Department (i.e., housekeepers and drivers); May coach, mentor and ensure staff development/training to EOC guidelines; May conduct and review evaluations on individual staff; make recommendations for promotion, salary adjustment and/or disciplinary actions.
  10. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Education:
High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

Qualifications/Skills:
Ability to read, write and follow written and oral instructions.  Mathematics, computer, reasoning and language skills preferred.  Must be able to perform heavy work or lifting and carrying, pushing and/or pulling objects; climb ladders; and use hand tools.  Training in a related maintenance (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, ect.) field preferred.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program.

Work Environment:
Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere.  Must be able to work in hot, high noise environment.  This person might sometimes experience disagreeable odors, sights and/or unpredictable patient behavior. 
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