Yale New Haven Health System


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  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    This position is responsible for development and implementation of new programs across the Health System to increase energy efficiency in all areas of energy utilization, minimization of consumption, reduction in commodity costs, reductions of carbon footprint and fostering an energy-sensitive culture. Further, this position is responsible for provide oversight and professional consultation, directly or in conjunction with contracted consultants, for matters of facilities regulatory compliance and readiness for regulatory inspections and surveys.



    • 1. Partners with all levels of the System to strategize ways to integrate energy-awareness and sustainability into the business goals and objectives of the organization.
    • 2. Establish and develop energy/sustainability committees at each System hospital and serve as a General Chairperson to insure a coordinated approach.
    • 3. Serve as liaison between each hospital's energy/sustainability committees and local administrations.
    • 4. With the assistance of the Department of Marketing and Communication develop a strategy for communicating organization's commitment and progress toward energy conservation/sustainability to the hospitals, local communities and nationally.
    • 5. Continually Investigate new approaches and evaluate the feasibility of implementing new forms of energy/sustainability programs and projects
    • 6. Establish performance standards and monitoring methods, creating monthly reports for distribution at various levels of the organization.
    • 7. Routinely attends operations and marketing oriented meetings and other interdepartmental committees as Energy/Sustainability representative.
    • 8. Ensures collaboration and communication on interdepartmental sustainability initiatives and reports compliance with sustainability goals to Executive Team.
    • 9. Works to devise and implement various training and education programs increase awareness and adjust the behaviors of hospital personnel at all levels
    • 10. Creates business plans for, and implements new energy/sustainable programs.
    • 11. Partners with governmental and private agencies to pursue the advancement of the energy/sustainability programs.
    • 12. Keeps up to date on technological advances in the energy/sustainability field.
    • 13. Coordinates programs to integrate the organizational commitment to patient, customer, and staff satisfaction and respectable public relations.
    • 14. Develops strategic plans with short and long term sustainability goals.
    • 15. Coordinate with various energy brokers.
    • 16. Oversees and provides advice and counsel for procurement contracting in coordination with Corporate Contracting.
    • 17. Conservation/ Energy management, including water and sewer expenses.
    • 18. Working with construction project design teams, insures that energy/sustainability are integral to the project's design and construction.
    • 19. Develop architectural energy/sustainability standards applicable to all future construction projects.
    • 20. Provide professional counsel and advice, independently or coordinated with various regulatory consultative resources, to insure compliance with code and standards, resulting in an outstanding survey or inspection outcome.
    • 21. Performs periodic, regulatory audits to assist in insuring readiness.
    • 22. Establishes quality assurance standards and maintains them in compliance with JC, CMS, DPH and other regulatory agencies as required.
    • 23. Routinely attends seminars and conferences to 'stay current? with compliance codes, standards and their latest interpretations.
    • 24. Working closely with Facilities Design and Construction during design development and for final plans and specifications, serves as an internal codes and standards consultant for all projects exceeding $5 million in construction value, providing professional opinions and suggestions to correct any deficiencies observed.
    • 25. Performs other related duties as required.




    At a minimum, this position requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering or related applied physical sciences.




    A minimum of ten years of experience in healthcare facilities operations and facilities regulatory compliance.




    None are specifically required. Although certifications are not a prerequisite to filling this position, it is expected that continuing education credits are earned annually to further knowledge in this relatively new and expanding area of expertise. With the period of one year, certification in ?LEED? or other similar program is required. Further, on-going seminar and conference attendance will be necessary to keep abreast with ever-changing regulatory codes, standards and their interpretations.




    This position requires outstanding organizational, interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills. Basic computer literacy is a must. It is also necessary to possess engineering and analytical skills dealing with cause and effect and the application of foundational science principles. A working knowledge of facilities infrastructure systems is critical to success in this position




    This position requires time spent in mechanical spaces which may include higher temperature, humidity and noise levels. In addition, routine travel between System hospitals will be required.



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