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Medical Planner

Harley Ellis Devereaux
Boston, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


HED is looking to add an experienced Medical Planner based in the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic US to our talented healthcare team. The right candidate will be responsible for programming and the arrangement and design of medical facilities, be knowledgeable of codes and best practices, will function as a thought leader and have experience in many areas of hospital design. The ability to communicate and mentor are key! This position is highly visible within the firm the right candidate is expected to quickly grow into a team leader.


  • 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 10-20 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.


Harley Ellis Devereaux


Boston, MA
02110 USA


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