Medical Planner/Team Leader
Boston, MA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description


Responsible for the programming, arrangement and design of spaces in medical facilities, knowledgeable of code and best practices, and to lead a multidisciplinary team in all aspects of the design of hospitals and healthcare facilities. This is a growth opportunity for the right candidate, with the opportunity to move into a Studio Leadership role.


  • Responsible for bringing industry-leading design & planning skills to healthcare projects
  • Responsible to lead user group meetings and design events (Workshops/3P).
  • Responsible to lead project team members or key areas of project development as assigned.
  • Conduct best practice, material, and product research as required for project development.
  • Prepare and document required code research for project.
  • Prepare programming documents, diagrams, analyses and graphic support materials needed to bring clients and design team to decisions regarding needs and arrangement of spaces and activities required on projects.
  • Lead and document project meetings as necessary.
  • When assigned as a team leader, prepare and monitor Discipline Work Plan (DWP), and lead project documentation effort consistent with HED standards and practices through all phases of design.
  • Coordinate with internal and external expert disciplines (building performance, MEP, structural, acoustics, interiors, communications, etc.) as required to ensure design is aesthetically compelling, technically feasible and meets owner and code requirements.
  • Document interpretation and submittal reviews during bidding and construction administration.
  • Meet and negotiate effectively with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) as necessary to achieve project compliance.
  • Maintain and grow personal knowledge of medical technology and developments in healing practice and arts through training, continuing education and other means in order to act effectively as a recognized expert both within and outside the firm.
  • Assist Studio Leader in leading the team and in Business Development activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Registered Architect license required.
  • Minimum 15-20 years' experience in Healthcare A/E industry preferred.
  • ACHA and/or EDAC preferred
  • Inpatient hospital renovation and complex healthcare projects experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) Healthcare and Hospital Guidelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong organizational skills.
  • Possess the ability to motivate and mentor staff, and delegate work assignments.
  • Excellent leadership and mentorship skills
  • Experience using computer design software for project design and production such as Rhino, Revit and AutoCad.
  • Proficiency with basic office software suite to prepare emails, spreadsheets, documents and presentations for projects.
  • Highly detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Healthcare market in Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states preferred


  • Capable of traveling to and from project sites for attending client, project and construction meetings.
  • Ability to access existing and new project sites for observation, investigation and evaluation purposes.
  • Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes.
  • Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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