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WAYNE KLINGELSMITH

Principal

MBA, CHFM, FASHE

 

Wayne Klingelsmith has been a member of the MSL team from its launch. His responsibilities include Joint Commission accreditation preparation assistance in all areas of the Environment of Care, as well as technical assistance to hospitals in the areas of operation and maintenance, energy management, codes and standards, design and construction, and other issues related to healthcare facilities management.

Prior to MSL, Wayne was Senior Facilities Consultant in the Supply Chain Performance Improvement division of Premier, a Group Purchasing Organization based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and serving member hospitals nationwide. Additional experience included Director of Facilities Management at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, Georgia, with responsibility for Biomedical Engineering, Safety, Construction and the Engineering Departments. During his tenure at ARMC, Wayne justified and hired an in-house architect to work with the 36 FTE in-house construction team and completed a master facility plan for the organization. Previously, Wayne was System Director of Plant Operations at Lee Memorial Health System in Ft. Myers, Florida, which consisted of three acute care hospitals, a nursing home, and over 1000 beds. He has over 30 years of experience in hospital engineering and facilities management. Wayne also worked for Johnson Controls in Miami, Florida and Akron, Ohio.

Wayne received an AAS in Air Conditioning Technology from the State University of New York, a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Akron University in Akron, Ohio and MBA from Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Wayne is a long-standing member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), served on the ASHE Board of Directors and was President of the society in 2002. Wayne is a Fellow in the society and was instrumental in developing the Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM) exam by chairing the initial CHFM program committee and representing ASHE on the Board of Directors of the American Hospital Association Certification Center. He is also a member of the Georgia Society for Healthcare Engineering and member and past president of the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association. Wayne is also a member of the National Fire Protection Association.