About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Responsible for the overall operation of Plant Operations and Biomedical inclusive of administrative and technical operation. Utilizing effective planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling mechanisms, the Director of Plant Operations ensures that efficient and effective services are provided while enhancing attainment of individual personnel and hospital objectives in Plant Operations and Biomedical.
As Safety Officer, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of the safety program(s) in the hospital using the Safety Officer’s Information Collection and Evaluation System (ICES). Oversees the function of and assures compliance with regulatory and accrediting body standards for: Fire and Safety Management, Life Safety Management, Patient Care Equipment Management, and Utilities Management.
Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience: At a minimum, 5 years experience in health care plant maintenance, three of which shall be in a supervisory capacity,
OR: Baccalaureate degree in engineering from an accredited college or university and 3 years of experience in healthcare plant maintenance, two of which shall be in a supervisory capacity,
OR:A current engineer license in Pennsylvania and 3 years of experience in health care plant maintenance, two of which shall be in a supervisory capacity.
Licenses/Certificates: Certified Health Facilities Manger (CHFM) preferred. Preferred CHESP certification by ASHES.