Healthcare Space Planner

New Orleans, Louisiana
02 Sep 2016
22 Mar 2017
BI 0000PK
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary

This position is embedded with the client in New Orleans. Primary deliverable is a comprehensive space plan for multiple facilities and multiple locations in the greater NOLA vicinity.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Develop client space plans in multiple locations, including resources required, schedule milestones to track progress and client reports to inform client of status

• Assist with development and application of a consistent and standardized approach to defining and solving healthcare space planning issues at client sites

• Participate in healthcare facility administration meetings concerning functional planning, development of healthcare master plans and functional space plans for major healthcare projects

• Serve as a contributor/leader during stakeholder or department meetings and presentations to define functional planning criteria and record room-specific data

• Create new or revise existing space planning procedures as required to meet industry standards for healthcare space planning function

• Resolve project conflicts, issues or problems at team level

• Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design or related field required. Facilities management or real estate experience preferred, minimum of 10 years of experience in healthcare planning projects with a minimum of 5 years involving direct client contact

• Demonstrable knowledge of the functional and spatial organization of various healthcare departments and services

• Demonstrable experience in the development of Facility Master Plans, including BOMA standard measurements, defined adjacencies and projected growth

• Excellent communication including appropriate use of verbal, written and graphic tools

• Experience in dealing with a wide range of internal stakeholders

• Be experienced in the preparation of reports using software such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD; knowledge of other documentation and presentation software a plus

• Consistently high level of accuracy in work product and attention to detail

• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

• LEED accreditation preferred; EDAC certification a plus

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