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Job ID 184908 Date Posted 04/08/2022

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Occ Summary

Oversee and direct day-to-day operations of Engineering/Plant Operations, including facilities management, medical office building maintenance, construction projects, equipment upgrades, biomedical engineering.

Work Performed

Monitor effectiveness of management practices and productivity requirements. requirements. needs. indicators using data such as turnover rates, absenteeism, budget variance, patient, MD, and staff satisfaction surveys. Assure the ongoing development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services. Implement and maintain quality control program as appropriate. Assess and communicate recommendations for utilization of space, space needs, equipment, personnel and other resources as needed to meet patient Prepare and submit reports as necessary to any requiring department (primarily Administration and Human Resources) in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain hospital plant and equipment in optimal condition. Assist in the enforcement of interim life safety plans and infection control risk assessments. Direct new construction and renovation projects on campus to include: interpreting needs of hospital staff, design areas for functionality and optimal space use, development of budgets and justifications, supervision of contractors in the performance of their duties, and working directly with state and local authorities to assure compliance with applicable regulations. Perform new equipment and service coordination by evaluating puDHRHase, storage, installation and initiation of new services/equipment. Plan and assist with CON applications, including coordinating responses to CON questions, filing of CON Progress Reports, filing CON closure report, attendance at hearings as requested, assuring licensure application is accurate and up-to-date. Serve as liaison with all external parties and institutions, including public, governmental, and DUHS entities. Oversee and manage all on-site inspections, assisting inspectors and surveyors in the performance of their duties; provide reports as required in follow-up to surveys, inspections and audits. Serve on all relevant DHRH and DUHS committees as required and requested. Interview and evaluate the qualifications and competence of staff and designs orientation that integrates employees needs as well as hospital and department Adhere to and ensure department complies with all employee health and infection control policies and OSHA Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal policies. Ensure maintenance of appropriate records. Ensure continued law, JCAHO standards, applicable national organizations, and hospital compliance with same by department employees in an ongoing and orderly manner (clear audit trail).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Level Characteristics

Supervises a large group of skilled trades personnel involved in the building, property management, renovation, and maintenance of hospital properties, including interviewing and making recommendations in the hiring of all engineering employees, and resolves disciplinary matters concerning these employees.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or a related field


Minimum of 7 years experience, at least 5 of those are supervisory

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


"Nourishing our community and building a healthy community is part of our vision as an organization and that is absolutely supported in our day-to-day."

Lisa, Assistant Director of Nutritional Services

"Duke Raleigh Hospital is a really tight-knit work family. We check on each other when we’re not here, we do things outside of work. It’s an extension of my family."

Ashley, Respiratory Therapist

"I enjoy the generous PTO package."

Lillian, Environmental Services