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Episode 15 - Healthcare Education

High-Reliability Podcast, A Healthcare FM Life

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.  

In this episode of High Reliability, we speak with Renee Jacobs. Renee has had a successful career in healthcare facilities management, both on the acute care and consulting side. She has held roles as a Vice President of FM at an 11 hospital system, and as a Strategic Accounts Manager (healthcare) at Johnson Controls. Please enjoy this far-ranging episode, which among many topics, also covers the following:

  • An unanticipated career path and the importance of mentors along the way, from high school on (6:00);
  • On different healthcare roles and experiences (12:00);
  • Project Management 101 (14:50);
  • On work-life balance in a leadership role (29:30);
  • Mentorship versus sponsorship, and why it’s important for a career (36:50).

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