Healthcare Planner

Flad Architects Flad Architects Employer:
Gainesville, FL, USLocation:
Wed, May 8 '24Posted on:

Healthcare Planner


Job ID: 2024-1886

Type: Regular Full-Time

# of Openings: 1

Category: Healthcare Planner



If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each person's ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is a national architectural firm, with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people’s lives.

How will your days be spent

  • This position is responsible for master planning, programming, and developing large, complex medical facilities, interfacing directly with the client to provide client development, leadership, and outstanding healthcare and medical planning experience.
  • Work directly with and lead multi-disciplinary teams and consultants to deliver projects on schedule and within budgets that meet the design intent at the required level of quality. Mentor and develop less experienced team members.
  • As a subject matter expert, lead user meetings for needs assessment in order to prepare functional and space programs. Guide and manage user/client expectations and ensure the planning team articulates and communicates the client's vision, goals, and objectives through development of the project work plan during the planning phase.
  • Lead client presentations and project meetings, from user to executive, providing direction for planning team members and consultants.
  • Assist the team to produce documents reflective of the owner's goals and consistent with project goals, planning parameters, and program intent. Be involved with DDs and oversight of CDs. Advise the CA team to answer clinically significant questions. Oversee the shop drawing review process to ensure design intent is met.
  • Work with marketing to prepare presentations and participate in client interviews. Assist in developing strategies for approaching potential clients.
  • Travel to clients may be involved depending upon client needs.

What you bring to this role


  • Minimum of 15 years of recent experience in master planning, programming, and developing large, complex medical facilities required.
  • Broad base of experience with complex inpatient, ambulatory, diagnostic, and academic medical facilities required. Projects completed with multiple clients required.
  • Experience with marketing, analytics, and client engagement preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of codes and standards as related to healthcare facilities, individual municipalities, State, IBC, ADA, ANSI, NFPA, FGI Guidelines, and specialty-specific standards required.


  • Proficiency in Revit required
  • AutoCAD preferred


  • Associates degree in architecture, engineering, planning, or related field required; architectural degree preferred.
  • Professional registration preferred.
  • Sustainability accreditation preferred.

Flad offers a wide range of benefits including:

  • Hybrid work environment; The planner position can decide to work remotely. The Flad offices are always available to support business needs.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Financial health and wellness benefits - retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, licensure and sustainability support, annual professional registration and organization reimbursement

Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at [email protected].

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