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Director of Plant Operations - (16727)

Facility Name
Gulfport Behavioral Health System
GULFPORT, MS 39503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Maintenance, Operations, Other, Safety
Job Description


Gulfport Behavioral Health System

Helping those in need is what we do at Gulfport Behavioral Health System.  Our dedicated and caring group of professionals works with children, pre-adolescents, adolescents and adults to help them and their families resolve and manage life difficulties.  Gulfport Behavioral Health System offers a full range of treatment options for children, adolescent and adults.  Treatment options are designed around the needs of the individual and can include:

  • Inpatient Treatment for children, adolescents and adults
  • Partial (Daytime) Treatment
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment

With a full range of treatment options customized to meet the needs of individuals ages four to adult, we can help you or someone you care about face life’s difficulties with the professional support, confidentiality and experience that can truly make a difference.  When it comes to dealing with emotional and behavioral issues, Gulfport Behavioral Health System is ready to help.


Director of Plant Operations and Safety

The supervision and performance of physical plant operating procedures to ensure a safe, comfortable, and positive health care environment and all other duties as assigned. Duties include supervision of staff as well as providing hands on support to staff.


Essential Job Duties:

  • The ability to ensure the maintenance of a safe, comfortable, positive environment for patients, staff, and visitors
  • One year supervisory experience in an institutional facility setting
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems and preventive maintenance
  • Stock and inventory experience
  • Knowledge of all pertaining regulatory codes, standards, and regulations
  • The ability to serve as safety office


Job Requirements
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Management or closely related field preferred.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working as a Director or Manager of a facility Plant Operations or similar functions
  • Previous hospital experience strongly preferred.  Knowledge of State, Federal, JCAHO, OSHA and other regulatory standards.
  • Supervisory experience in institutional maintenance and environmental services
  • Elementary reading, writing, and math skills; basic English usage
  • neatness; adherence to instructions and deadlines
  • knowledge of and skills in applying basic plant operations procedures and methods
  • institutional experience desired
  • Serve as a roll model for other employees in exemplary job performance, attendance, and punctuality
  • Vast knowledge of regulatory agency standards. Ability to complete the JCAHO Statement of Conditions.
  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, moving about in work area and throughout organization to accomplishment tasks.
  • Must be able to finger, grasp, and feel objects. Perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers.
  • Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken English conveying information to others in an audible, accurate and on occasion, quick manner.
  • Able to perceive the nature of sounds with no less than 40db loss@ Hz, 1000Hz with or without correction; perceive detailed information through oral  communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.
  • Work is considered medium in nature requiring occasional  exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry,  pull, push, or otherwise move objects.
  • Must be able to operate environmental cleaning equipment of all types.
  • Worker  is subject to indoor and outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts, natural gas, electrical current, high heat, extreme cold, chemicals, fumes, dust, odors, mist, blood, and medical waste. 


This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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