UPMC Corporate Construction and Real Estate is seeking a thought leader in Healthcare Facilities Planning to collaborate with hospital and system executive leaders. This individual will work across departments to connect the vision of each hospital and their departments within, to the UPMC global strategy for healthcare facilities in Western Pennsylvania. In addition to facilities master planning, the Director will also oversee the campus and interior space planning for the 14 UPMC Hospitals in Allegheny county. The Director has 5 direct reports who manage and plan space, interiors and medical equipment for all capital projects in the region. In addition, this candidate will partner with Construction, Environmental Health & Safety, Infection Control, and hospital operations to meet the objectives of each project. Knowledge of construct ability, phasing, budgeting, Life Safety, ICRA, Joint Commission, and project activation is key when orchestrating hundreds of projects per year. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned healthcare architect with a natural talent for consensus building and strategic planning. Be able to partner with every occupant of our facilities, from front line care givers to hospital and university executives and physicians. Innovative solutions for staff optimization, space utilization, and the improvement of the healing environment for the benefit of our patient’s satisfaction and outcomes are key measurements for the role of Director of Planning and Design.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or a related field is required.
Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field is strongly preferred.
10 years minimum experience in facilities planning or a related field is required.
Strong project management skills are required.
3 -5 years of supervisory or leadership experience is required.
Proficient in Autocad, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Microsoft Suite of Office Products.
Demonstrate the ability to develop budgets and make accurate budget projections.
Ability to maintain composure, confidence and professionalism in stressful situations.
Ability to negotiate and maintain a high degree of integrity and objectivity with projects.
Ability to produce a space program and subsequent schematic design with a proposed scope of work.
Excellent visual and graphic presentation skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
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UPMC is a world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care. It provides more than $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution.
As Pennsylvania’s largest nongovernmental employer, with more than 87,000 employees, UPMC is comprised of:
More than 40 hospitals
More than 700 doctors' offices and outpatient sites
An international division
An enterprises division
A passion for innovation lies at the heart of UPMC’s success. UPMC’s unique strategy of combining clinical and research excellence with business-like discipline translates into high-quality patient care for both western Pennsylvanians and the global community.