Minutes away from Orlando, La Amistad Behavioral Health Services is set in quiet, residential areas in Maitland and Winter Park, Florida. We treat individuals ranging from children and adolescents to adults. We have treatment programs for psychiatric issues, chemical dependency issues, and dual diagnosis for those suffering from both. The therapeutic environment at La Amistad is serene and homelike, and the semitropical climate of Central Florida allows for year-round activities. The greatest asset at our mental health facility is our staff, comprising highly-qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, professional nurses, social workers, therapists and psychiatric attendants who work as a team to uphold La Amistad's reputation for excellence in helping patients resolve behavioral health problems.
La Amistad Behavioral Health Services is a leader in the field of behavioral health care, and our experts are committed to providing the highest quality of care in an atmosphere that nurtures healing and growth. La Amistad enjoys full accreditation by The Joint Commission. La Amistad believes in building healthy communities, which start with healthy individuals, linked through sound relationships to their families, friends, neighbors and peers.
Director of Plant Operations/Support Services
Under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, this position is responsible for managing and organizing the operations of the healthcare facility including maintenance, dietary, and housekeeping services while maintaining compliance with all applicable codes and standards of government and regulatory agencies. This is a hands-on management position spending a significant amount of time interacting directly with employees and assisting in task completion.
Develops, maintains, and reviews all departmental and regulatory policies and procedures and all regulatory (Plant Operations) manuals.
Knowledgeable of NFPA codes and standards, Joint Commission and CMS standards, OSHA, EPA and state and local codes and standards.
Maintains all required regulatory and testing documentation including but not limited to: Fire Safety Equipment; Generators; Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) systems; Hazardous Waste Pick-up and Disposal; Fire Drills; Emergency Preparedness (Exercises and Actual Events); Medical Equipment
Keeps all required permits, licenses, and certificates of operation up to date at all times.
Maintains an acceptable preventive maintenance program with compliant completion rates. Manages an acceptable corrective and elective maintenance program to comply with all regulatory requirements.
Effectively manages relationships with hospital leadership and cooperates with hospital objectives. Manages financial performance and budgets to operate an efficient department. Manages contracted vendors and staff for a proper balance giving the best value for dollars spent. Completes monthly variance reports and forecasts in a timely manner.
Manages utility costs and consistently tracks utility consumption to assure efficient operations.
Effectively manages long range capital infrastructure replacements.
Responds in a timely manner to audits and reports from corporate regional facility managers. Participates in corporate initiatives and trainings.
Interviews, hires, develops, counsels, disciplines, and terminates staff as necessary, following all hospital human resources policies.
Serves as Safety Officer, to ensure hospital buildings and equipment are in safe operating condition with no risk to the patients, public and hospital employees.