Summary: The Director ofConstruction is accountable for the development and execution of the MedicalCenters strategies in the areas of construction/renovation project planning,commissioning and transitional planning. The leader will act as resource toensure construction/renovation projects are planned and delivered effectivelyand efficiently. The Director of Facility Planning will demonstratea commitment to Cook Children's Healthcare Systems operating values andintegrate them into each job function by always employing effective processesand education of staff. The leader of this area should: Live quality whileimproving efficiency Challenge the status quo by allowing innovation to beintegrated into daily work. Think creatively, plan analytically and then actdecisively. Communicate in an open, respectful, timely and effective manner.Work collaboratively with all parties to ensure favorable processes andoutcomes. Demonstrate adherence to the corporate compliance program. Thisposition has a strong understanding of TDSHS, City of Ft. Worth codes, ADA andconstruction standards.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree inBusiness Management/Administration/Construction Management and 5 yearsexperience managing construction projects in a healthcare setting.
5 yearsexperience in a leadership position, preferably in a children's hospital orpediatric setting
Construction ManagementCertification from ASHE - Recommended
Internal Number: 42690
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.