Director of Facility Operations in Nashville, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

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Job Description


As Nashville continues to struggle with an overwhelming need for mental health care, state officials have approved plans for a new behavioral health facility in the city’s Metro Center area.

The 76-bed hospital, a joint venture from Saint Thomas Health and Acadia Healthcare, is expected to open in 2020. The facility will include 40 adult psychiatric beds, providing inpatient care and substance abuse services, and 36 geriatric psychiatric beds.

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for the overall maintenance of the buildings, grounds, fixtures and equipment of the facility. Areas of responsibility may include two or more of the following areas/departments: safety, security, maintenance, facilities, materials management and housekeeping.

  • Oversee general building maintenance including: plumbing, carpentry, painting, roofing, minor repairs and electrical work.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance is completed on all equipment.
  • Ensure the facility is in a sanitary, attractive, safe, orderly condition and in compliance with all regulatory standards and accreditation requirements.
  • Provide staff management to including hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation.
  • Ensure proper operations and maintenance of water systems, emergency electrical systems, sewage systems, primary electrical systems, telephone systems, fire alarm systems and heating and cooling systems.
  • Develop facility maintenance plans, timetables for completion and recommendations for maintenance projects.
  • Serve as project manager for small scale, short duration projects.
  • Respond to facility fire and disaster situations immediately and assist per emergency plans.
  • Coordinate outside service vendors/contractors and maintenance staff to complete projects as assigned/necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or technical field required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two or more years college level construction trade education or five or more years’ of construction/maintenance experience required.
  • Ten or more years’ construction/maintenance supervisory experience preferred.
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • Valid Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) will be a plus.