Exploring the Pitfalls of Specializing Trades Within the Engineering Department

With limited resources available, there are current pitfalls with employing specialized trades within engineering departments. This webinar will focus on the pros and cons of that staffing model in today’s healthcare workforce and some of the alternatives to specialized trades.

Join veteran Joint Commission Surveyor & Director of Life Safety Compliance (MBA, CHSP), Lance Woolf at Soleran; Director of Engineering, Adam Zorn at Children’s Mercy Hospital-Kansas City; Director of Facilities Engineering, Scott Amburgey at Parkview Health; and Senior Director of Engineering, Clayton Smith at Children’s Health as they share some of their experiences on how the model has helped or hurt the efficiency within their department.

In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Specific examples of where specialization has hurt the functionality of an engineering department.
  • What specialized trades are currently being utilized within healthcare facilities’ ranks.
  • Advantages of different staffing models.

Presenters: Lance Woolf, Adam Zorn, Scott Amburgey, and Clayton Smith

Lance Woolf-MBA, CHSP
Director of Life Safety Compliance
(Former Joint Commission Surveyor)
Soleran Inc.
Adam Zorn
Director of Engineering
Children's Mercy Hospital
Scott Amburgey
Director of Facilities Engineering
Parkview Health
Clayton Smith
Sr. Director of Engineering
Children's Health

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