• Medical Planner

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Job ID 2019-1544
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(10/10/2019 5:56 PM)
    Architecture / Interior Design / Landscape
  • Overview

    HGA is seeking talented, ambitious, licensed medical planner with strong planning and design skills to join our Healthcare practice group.


    This position requires excellent communication and people skills as you will work closely with the Principal, Project Manager and Designer while assuming leadership for the functional site planning and space programming for renovations and new construction for all types of healthcare facilities including replacement hospitals. Collaboration with this team is a must to develop a functional master plan and/or program that achieve client goals within established timelines and budget.


    1. Possesses ability and expertise to program and plan healthcare facilities and collaborates with user groups, departments, and hospital administration.
    2. Works with Principal in the development and analysis of the client’s building program so that it can be communicated clearly with the project team for all project phases.
    3. Works closely with doctors, nurses and other medical personnel to reach consensus on concepts to address space needs.
    4. Demonstrates credible knowledge of current healthcare planning and programming concepts.
    5. Conducts research and analyses of space utilization, determines space requirements for expanding, and creates solutions to meet evolving needs.
    6. Works closely with project managers, contractors and consultants to implement design concepts through project completion.
    7. Represents the Principal in maintaining positive client relationships.
    8. Contributes to and assists Principals as appropriate in the marketing of assigned projects including development of proposals and possible participation in client interviews.
    9. Utilizes experience and technical knowledge to monitor the quality of drawings produced, coaching as appropriate.
    10. Keeps current on new methodologies related to healthcare design, planning, sustainability, LEAN, and evidence based design principles.
    11. Works with Healthcare Practice Group leaders in the development and implementation of annual goals and objectives.
    12. Utilizes expertise and shares knowledge with colleagues and mentors junior staff members on healthcare planning concepts.


    • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, Master’s degree preferred
    • 10+ years of mid- to large-healthcare project experience / 10 years medical planning a must
    • LEED AP and EDAC strongly encouraged
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and other industry accepted software as well as expertise with project management software and Microsoft Office Suite products is needed


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed