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June 16, 2014

Gotta earns certification

Knoxville —

 
John Gotta, Director of Facilities Management at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, recently earned the designation of Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) by the American Hospital Association (AHA). The CHFM is a national credential that distinguishes an individual as being among the elite in the healthcare facility management profession.
 
John began his career at KHC in 1994 as a member of the Maintenance department and has been involved in several facility improvement projects through the years. In 2006, he was promoted to the Director of Facilities Management where he continues to manage facility projects while overseeing day to day maintenance tasks.
 
To earn the CHFM, an individual must satisfy requirements that incorporate a blend of professional experience and education, agree to adhere to the AHA Professional Standards of Conduct and pass the CHFM Certification Examination. The CHFM exam assesses knowledge required of a competent healthcare facility manager in the areas of Compliance; Planning, Design and Construction; Maintenance and Operations; and Finance and Administration.  The CHFM Program supports the community of healthcare facility managers and is designed to provide an objective and rigorous assessment of mastery of a well-defined body of professional knowledge.

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