Manager, Facility Operations

Dover, DE

Bayhealth’s mission is to strengthen the health of the Delaware communities it serves. As central and southern Delaware’s largest healthcare system, Bayhealth is comprised of Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus; Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus; and the freestanding Emergency Department in Smyrna. Numerous satellite facilities and employed physician practices comprise the Bayhealth network.

Position Description

Reporting to the Senior Director, Facilities Planning, Construction, and Plant Operations, the Manager, Facility Operations is accountable for personnel, finances, programs, and policies and procedures to efficiently and effectively operate and maintain Kent Campus facilities and off-sites. The Manager will develop and implement maintenance and energy management programs to maintain physical structures, central plant, utility systems, mechanical and electrical systems, HVAC, and grounds in a safe, reliable, and operative working condition. As assigned, the Manager will Chair Life Safety / Utility Management Committee Meetings.  

 The Manager, Facility Operations will assist in the development and management of operating and capital improvement budgets and will oversee installations, operations, maintenance, and repairs of buildings and grounds, utility systems, and equipment. The Manager will collaborate with Facilities Planning & Construction to ensure that facilities and utility systems are designed appropriately and correctly. Close coordination with clinical and all hospital departments regarding the operations, maintenance, and repair of all utility systems and equipment supporting the environment of care is required, as is administration of activities and programs to ensure that the hospital is in compliance with applicable building codes, Joint Commission, OSHA, NFPA, and other local, state and federal regulatory agencies.  

The Manager will work closely with the Senior Director to establish goals, objectives, and standards of performance; develop and implement operating policies and procedures; and interpret and apply standards, regulations, and codes. The Manager will coordinate assigned facility maintenance and operating activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies.  The Manager will have oversight for 926,000 square feet on the Kent Campus and 266 licensed beds. There are 35 offsite locations included in the scope of work, as well as 3 direct reports and 44 indirect reports.


A Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Architecture, Business Administration, or Management is preferred. A 4-year college degree in another field of study will also be accepted, in combination with formal training, certification, and experience demonstrating equivalence operating, repairing, and maintaining the physical environment of a multi-site health system.

Additionally, seven (7) years of maintenance, repair, and plant operations experience, including three (3) or more years of related experience in a supervisory role within a multi-site health system or industrial complex. A Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM) or Certified Energy Manager (CEM) is preferred.

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Gosselin/Martin Associates is an established leader in healthcare consulting. The firm is a leading healthcare management recruiter and provides healthcare management skills to facility departments in hospitals and systems across the country.

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