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Gosselin/Martin Associates presents High-Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function. FM professionals keep America's hospitals safe, secure, and functioning.

High Reliability, The Healthcare Facilities Management Podcast Peter

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Gosselin/Martin Associates presents High-Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function. FM professionals keep America's hospitals safe, secure, and functioning.

    Leadership Lessons: A conversation with Carol McCormick

    Leadership Lessons: A conversation with Carol McCormick

    High Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast is brought to you by Gosselin/Martin Associates. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function.  

    Today, High Reliability welcomes Carol McCormick. Carol is the Director of Facilities, Plant Operations, & Maintenance for  CHI Health Immanuel and CHI Health Mercy in Omaha, NE. In total, Carol and her team are accountable for roughly 5 million square feet of space. 

    For the first time on a High Reliability episode, we touch on violins and ax throwing, but also leadership, technical aptitude, the importance of communication, and an unlikely journey into facilities management. It's an enjoyable and far-ranging conversation,  with Carol offering enlightening stories from more than 40 years of leadership experience, including: 


    Creighton Blue Jay basketball talk (2:30);Leadership roles, from imaging to facilities management (5:30); Shining the light for others on the importance of facilities, and helping staff communicate that importance through their actions (12:00);Advice for females looking to break into HCFM, and getting comfortable,  all of us, saying “I don’t know” (19:00);Managing a multi-generational workforce, and thoughts on the necessity of the college degree in HCFM leadership (32:00);Tips for working in a matrix-reporting structure (40:00). Thanks for listening to the High Reliability Podcast.  Please visit Gosselin/Martin Associates'  Career Hub website at careers.gosselin-associates.com.

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    • 51 min
    Optimize your facility

    Optimize your facility

    High Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast is brought to you by Gosselin/Martin Associates. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function.  

    Today we welcome Nicholas Derr, associate AIA, to High Reliability.
     
    Nick is Project Development Leader for Facility Optimization Solutions (FOS), a subsidiary of CannonDesign. Nick leads facility condition assessments, strategic asset investment planning, project development, capital planning, compliance, and life-safety survey programs throughout the United States for FOS.

    While we discuss FOS, this episode of High Reliability veers into multiple topic areas that impact all FM professionals, including: 
    What is FOS and why is it relevant to you (7:30);Overcoming technology implementation barriers, and using technology (15:00);On the importance of data collection for good decision making (21:00)How to create an effective business case for the C-suite (31:00);Challenge creates opportunity, and the 80/10/10 Rule (43:00);Thanks for listening to the High Reliability Podcast.  Please visit Gosselin/Martin Associates'  Career Hub website at careers.gosselin-associates.com.

    To learn more about FOS at CannonDesign, please see here

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    • 49 min
    To degree or not to degree

    To degree or not to degree

    High Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast is brought to you by Gosselin/Martin Associates. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function. 

    Today we offer a podcast I have looked forward to, speaking about education, college, and degrees: Specifically, is a 4-year degree necessary for success in leadership positions in healthcare facility management?

    We have 3 guests joining us and while the initial question is particular, the ensuing discussion delves into multiple areas. All professionals will get useful nuggets out of this discussion.  The guests joining High Reliability are:

    Steve Spaanbroek, CEO and Owner of MSL Healthcare Partners, Inc. an Illinois-based firm the assists healthcare organizations improve their physical environments and improve patient outcomes. MSL Healthcare Partners has been assisting companies since 2008. To learn more, see MSL Healthcare Partners.

    Jason Tate, Director of Plant Operations at MountainView Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM. 

    Cory Majszak, Director of Facility Operations at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI.  St. Luke's is part of Advocate Aurora Health, a system based in Illinois and Wisconsin.

    My thanks to Steve, Jason, and Cory for their time and insight. Today's discussion topics include:


    Is a 4-year degree needed for success?Changing requirements of the director role (13:40);Has the role become too big for a single person (37:00);Channeling Rowdy Roddy Piper (47:00);Quick-hitting communication tips (54:30).
    Thanks for listening to the High Reliability Podcast.  Please visit Gosselin/Martin Associates' new Career Hub website at careers.gosselin-associates.com.

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    • 59 min
    The Facility Professional's Toolbox

    The Facility Professional's Toolbox

    High Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast is brought to you by Gosselin/Martin Associates. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function.  

    Today is a solo podcast with just me, and despite that, I hope you will listen, and I think you will find it interesting.  Today we tell some real-life stories from different organizations,  overlook the New York Jets football team, and provide some hospital culture and resume insight.   

    Topics include:
    Some open jobs;A cautionary tale on team interviews (4:30);Assessing with an organization's culture (8:30);An interesting career trend (13:00);Please accept this apology, NY Jet fans, and you will know why here (18:40);On the resume (19:50);
    Thanks for listening. Please visit Gosselin/Martin Associates new Career Hub web site at careers.gosselin-associates.com or the main site at gosselin-associates.com

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    • 32 min
    On Facility Management Leadership

    On Facility Management Leadership

    High Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast is brought to you by Gosselin/Martin Associates. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function.  Today we talk leadership, including healthcare...

    • 57 min
    So, You Want to Be....A Behavioral Health FM Director

    So, You Want to Be....A Behavioral Health FM Director

    High Reliability, The Healthcare FM Podcast is brought to you by Gosselin/Martin Associates. Our show discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities within the Facilities Management (FM) function.  Episode 5 of "So, You Want to Be..."In this...

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Efoookm ,

Great review

Mr. Martin provides valuable information for the Healthcare FM. Good listen.

jemar6 ,

AMAZING

so helpful

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