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Methodist Hospital

Director of Construction

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 2093086
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Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Director of Construction today with Methodist Hospital.


Methodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Director of Construction. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

We are seeking a Director of Construction for Methodist Hospital. The Director of Construction Management provides leadership in the planning, organizing, supporting and developing of construction projects for the Methodist and Children’s Hospital and any related departments thereof. He/she coordinates and directs these projects to ensure Organization meets all applicable codes and maintains all required building safety features designed to protect all building occupants from start to finish. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Directs activities of the Construction department including responsibility for each construction project from budgeting to completion preparation. The Director of Construction Management will work with appropriate internal and external stakeholders to create and implement a project budget, and will be responsible for managing the budget throughout the duration of the project(s).
  • Directs the activities and all projects of the Construction department to achieve objectives and remain in continuous compliance with any and all regulatory requirements and/or standards. (e.g. COSA, OSHA, The Joint Commission, NFPA, IBC, TDH, CMS, EPA, CDC, FDC, NRC, HCFA, etc.).
  • Acts as expert level resource to help staff and management conduct strategic planning on complex technical needs and resolve daily technical problems in assigned areas. This position will manage all contactors and vendors throughout the project from design to construction including reviewing and approving change orders within budgetary discretion
  • Directs activities of the Construction Department. Administers construction contracts and monitors construction in progress to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Director of Construction Management will oversee construction documentation, timelines, and quality of work. Will also have direct oversight for meeting all regulatory, infection prevention, and life safety requirements and ensuring project is “survey-ready” throughout life of project.
  • Applies in depth knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings; knowledge of business and management principles involved in long range planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, and coordination of people; knowledge of strategies for providing and promoting effective security operations for protection of people, property and institutions; knowledge of regulations and standards established by various regulatory agencies related to healthcare buildings.

What qualifications you will need: 

  • Education and Experience: ONE of the following:
  • A. Bachelor’s Degree. Degree in construction management, engineering, or architecture preferred.
  • B. ALL of the following :
  • 1) Eight (8) years experience in a related field
  • 2) Five (5) years experience in a leadership role in a healthcare or similar environment 

Special Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of construction terminology construction budget preparation and tracking.
  • Knowledge of Uniform Building Code, International Building Code, National Fire Protection Association, Field Guide Institute, Centers for Disease Control infection prevention practices, OSHA and applicable state regulations including asbestos and fire prevention.
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication in order to communicate a clear concise manner with staff, employees, patients, public, physicians and administration.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook. Preferred knowledge of AutoCAD. 

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

  • Texas Driver’s License in good standing required
  • American Institute of Architects, OSHA 10-hour certification, American Society of Healthcare Engineers, preferred. 

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Director of Construction opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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