Prog Dir Life Safety Systems
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: Leads Life Safety Management activities for the system. Monitors and ensures compliance with all required codes and standards related to Life Safety of the physical environment at all Harris Health locations. Coordinates organizational efforts in the creation, inspection and maintenance of Life Safety drawings, validating that they are accurate and current with respect to use and related State, Federal, and design standards and codes. Manages Life Safety and related policies including Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA), Pre- Construction Risk Assessment, Above Ceiling Access and others to insure code compliance. Serves as a core member of the System Physical Environment Committee. Leads and participates in a collaborative team environment to achieve best possible outcomes. Demonstrates a high quality work ethic by exhibiting professional attitude, honesty and integrity.
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architectural, and/or Engineering or equivalent
Licenses & Certification
Registered professional engineer or architect, Fire Protection Engineer preferred.
10 years in Healthcare-Design/Construction & Construction Administration or Fire Protection
5 years in Architectural and Engineering
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing/Composing, Correspondence/Reports
MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Project, P.C.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities
Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, other; A/E Software (i.e. AutoCAD, Project Management Software)
Reports to Position
Other Special Requirements
Equipment Operated: Computer, Plotter, Scanner, A/E Tools
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 166153