Healthcare Leader Earns CHC Credentials


‚ÄčAt Opus, we make it a priority to understand how healthcare systems operate, so we can help our clients plan for and respond to the continually evolving needs and demands of the industry.

Recently Bob Steffel, director of project management, earned Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) credentials.

Administered through the American Hospital Association and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, CHC is an objective, rigorous assessment of broad-based healthcare construction and regulatory compliance knowledge for an increasingly competitive marketplace. To earn certification, an individual must satisfy eligibility requirements that include:

  • a blend of formal education and professional experience in healthcare;
  • adherence to the American Hospital Association Professional Standards of Conduct and
  • passing a certification exam that covers healthcare industry fundamentals, the process of planning, designing and constructing healthcare facilities, facility safety and infection control requirements and financial stewardship.
Bob Steffel is a 30-year construction industry veteran who oversees project management and field teams for Opus Healthcare.

With deep knowledge and expertise in the healthcare industry, our healthcare project management team delivers safe, holistic, state-of-the-art facilities for our valued clients.