Posted on: Jan 4th, 2017

Healthcare Planner (Columbus)

Columbus, Ohio 43215


DesignGroup is an award winning Columbus, Ohio-based architectural design firm that is passionate about design. We are seeking a high-energy, talented, Healthcare Planner to join our team of professionals. 

What will we ask you to do?

  • Perform all aspects of facility programming/planning, including:
    • Existing conditions assessment, engineering coordination
    • Zoning and building code research and assessment
    • Service line volume assessment and translation into a functional space program
    • Stakeholder interviews
    • Master plan option development including phasing
    • Written and graphic documentation to communicate master plan concepts both independently and in support of other planning staff
  • Schematic plan development based on healthcare specific design and equipment requirements
  • Coordinate with all project team members and consultants
  • Participate in Business Development activities such as networking events and professional organizations.

Why DesignGroup?

  • Low turnover firm that’s award winning and growing
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellness Programs 
  • 401(k) plans with company match
  • Flexible Work Schedule 
  • ½ day on Fridays
  • Professional Education and Career Development
  • Creative Fun Environment

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  • Registered Architect minimum
  • 7+ years' experience in and commitment to healthcare programming/planning/design with a demonstrated ability to develop facility programs and designs in compliance with client needs and industry best practice
  • ACHA, LEED AP, and EDAC preferred
  • Commitment to Planning and Design Excellence
  • Demonstrated leader who can thrive in a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and manage deadlines
  • Solid understanding of building construction methods and materials and MEP systems
  • Strong desire to research and document industry standards and trends
  • Strong conceptual thinking and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of healthcare specific design and equipment requirements
  • Understanding of financial considerations that influence owner decisions
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