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FREE: CHFM Exam Prep Workshop

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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Prepare for the Certified Healthcare Facility Manager Exam developed by AHA!

May 23rd Topic: Maintenance & Operations

>>> How to prepare for a “Competence” Exam as compared to a “Knowledge” Exam >>> Maintenance & Operations

    • Review service proposals
    • Manage the utility management program
    • Coordinate building system improvement projects
    • Conduct benchmarking for energy utilization of buildings and healthcare facilities
    • Review energy utilization reports and system operating conditions to identify needs for repair, replacements, upgrades, and capacity additions.
    • Manage a maintenance management program for:
    • buildings

          • Manage building maintenance repair parts and supplies inventory
          • Manage engineering information systems (e.g., fire alarm system, building automation system, PM/work order system, CAD/CAFM)
          • Possess an understanding of the operation and maintenance of:
          • HVAC and refrigeration systems and equipment
            steam and hot water generation and distribution systems
            medical gas and vacuum systems
            electrical distribution systems
            emergency power supply systems
            fire alarm, fire suppression, and life safety protection systems
            domestic and process water and sanitary systems
            safety and security systems
            medical equipment
            building infrastructure and grounds (e.g., roof, windows, exterior walls, roadways, underground utility systems)
            pneumatic tube

          • Schedule predictive and reactive work to various trade personnel and outside contractors (e.g., carpenter, electrician, general maintenance, painter, plumber)
          • Develop preventive maintenance strategies and programs for buildings and equipment
          • Understand the operations and maintenance of off-site healthcare facilities
          • Manage elevator system (e.g., preventative maintenance, repairs, annual testing, and upgrades)
          • Coordinate utility shutdowns for construction/renovation/maintenance/repair projects or activities
          • Evaluate results of all maintenance and testing activities
          • Manage the medical utilities equipment management program
          • Read/interpret blueprints and schematic drawings
          • Coordinate communications and resets after a utility power outage
          • Manage departmental goals, objectives, and standards of work performance
          • Maintain control, function, and distribution of all healthcare facility locking systems and keys
          • Create deferred maintenance schedules and projects

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May 23
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT


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