Director of Facilities/Adolescent Behavioral Health About Us Newport Healthcare is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Healthcare offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat adolecents and young adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Healthcare nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more. Empowering Lives. Restoring Families .® Responsibilities The Director, Facilities Operations is responsible for the planning, direction, and coordination of Newport Academy's safety, security and facilities at our Connecticut facility. Ensuring that all company, state, local, federal, and regulatory policies, procedures, rules, regulations, ordinances, and related are strictly and consistently implemented and enforced. This role is key in the planning and coordination of all facility, client, personnel and event security; running operations efficiently and effectively to achieve the overall safety, security and maintenance goals of our facilities. **Knowldge of boiler systems is a plus! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Oversees the entire security operations of the site and consistently ensures the highest level of security is being provided. - Preparing and managing the annual budgets for the maintenance, grounds and custodial departments; and ensuring optimal utilization of personnel and other resources. Inspects, evaluates and supervises all security personnel and activities. - Responsible for supervising the housekeeping and maintenance team, overseeing facilities maintenance, health, and safety compliance of the facility, outside contractor/company management, vehicle maintenance, shipping and receiving and mail distribution, and purchasing. - Hiring, mentoring, training and developing of new personnel and discharges when necessary. - Establishes on the job training programs, - Interprets security policies, directs subordinates to provide aid, fire safety, and other duties. Trains subordinates in protective procedures, fire and other emergency procedures, - Ensures all procedures provide coherent, efficient and complete solutions for all site security needs. Stays abreast all security incidents and ensures proper documentation is completed. Advises in all issues respective to the security of the site affecting both the client and company. - Maintains and updates the security teams' Emergency Procedures Manual as needed, including Emergency Preparedness plans for security situations which include: fires; natural disasters; terrorist attacks, etc. - Responsible for the general maintenance, upkeep and testing of all essential utilities including well systems, septic systems, plumbing, HVAC systems, electrical service and hardware, backup generators, and fuel supplies - Continually update and/or creates post orders as well as security policies & procedures. Assesses site's training needs and conducts additional training sessions when and where necessary. - All duties are to be performed in accordance with company policies and procedures. Qualifications Minimum Requirements: - A Bachelors or Master's Degree from an accredited state approved school preferred. - A minimum of five years' facilities maintenance management experience. - A minimum of 3 years of Security Management experience, preferably in a Mental Health facility setting is preferred and/or law-enforcement. - Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. - Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to explain complex information and fact patterns in understandable terms to all levels of personnel. - Willing to become CPR/CPI certified. Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email email protected for assistance. For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters
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