Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, BETHESDA, MD
Reliable day-to-day facilities services; continuously available technical expertise; high-performance facility operation; efficient call handling; optimum comfort for patients, visitors, and medical personnel; timely emergency response; maximum safety and quality control; minimal disruption of daily routines.
To ensure consistently optimum facilities operation at this 4.7-million-square-foot medical center.
SCOPE OF SERVICES
To help meet its objective, the U.S. Navy chose EMCOR Government Services as its on-site provider for complete facilities services. The scope of services includes plumbing and electrical systems maintenance, HVAC and utility plant operations, structural repairs, and other site technical services. In addition to performing complete building maintenance, EMCOR’s team of approximately 50 technicians oversees work control procedures and manages a 24/7 call center.
In working at this facility, EMCOR performs its services in ways that minimize disruption to the hospital, staff, and patients. The company also applies the expertise gained from its extensive experience at other military facilities to ensure that its work complies with all appropriate JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) regulations and codes.
The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is one of the primary treatment centers for wounded military returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The center’s 88 buildings are staffed by 4,500 doctors, nurses, technicians, and other personnel.