• Assistant Director of Facilities Management

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  • Overview

    Make the most of every moment –it’s the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. We live our mission of simply improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated, Assistant Director of Facilities Management to join our Team!


    Our Core Values include:

    • Complete Customer Satisfaction
    • Culture of Trust
    • Leadership to Grow
    • We are all Learners and Teachers
    • Live within the Model

    Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs.

    • Competitive salary
    • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • 403(b) plan with a generous match
    • Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement
    • Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave




    The Assistant Director of Facilities Management is responsible for overseeing the building maintenance, repair, and food services department for assigned facilities within Capital Caring. This includes overseeing the equipment inspections and maintaining appropriate records and documentation for Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center, Adler Center for Caring, Merrifield building, and DC and MD Inpatient units.  The Assistant Director of Facilities Management is also responsible for all buildings and grounds, ensuring the following:

    1. All systems and equipment operate efficiently.
    2. Inpatient units provide a favorable experience for patients and families and are in compliance with local, state, federal and accrediting agency requirements.


    The Assistant Director of Facilities Management also has oversight responsibility for housekeeping staff servicing the Falls Church office and for coordination with third party building management vendors. With the Director of Facilities Management, the Assistant Director of Facilities Management provides supervisory leadership for the Food Services department at Halquist and at Adler, ensuring that regulatory requirements are met, providing for leadership of the employed staff and engaging any necessary external consultants to support the clinical aspect of food delivery.



    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    The Assistant Director of Facilities Management is responsible for supervising all maintenance and housekeeping staff, the maintenance supervisor, food services staff, and assigned volunteers.


    Experience Requirements

    The Assistant Director of Facilities Management must have at least five years of hospital/facility experience including mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems, building codes, and safety regulations. Prior experience in a comparable leadership role is also required.


    Education Requirements:

    The Assistant Director of Facilities Management must have at least a high school diploma or GED.


    Required Certificates and/or Licenses:

    The Assistant Director of Facilities Management is desired to have a certification as a Healthcare Safety Professional.


    Overall Skills:

    The ability to interact favorably with varied patients, families and staff; read and write simple reports, performs simple math and follow written instructions; read, write and communicate with staff, vendors and volunteers; follow oral and written instructions; maintain valid driver’s license and good driving record; act independently; demonstrate knowledge of various mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems and knowledge of building codes and safety regulations is also required.


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