As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Facilities Planner will perform a wide variety of duties that utilize Computer-Aided Design/Drafting (CAD) and/or Building Information Modeling (BIM) in support of the Facilities Master Planning and Financial budgeting to support the Enterprise goals and strategic objectives. The Planner will work within the Corporate Facilities Department as a member of that team in delivering the highest level of customer service to the Nemours Enterprise. Position will be key leader in defining the scope to the end-user’s project and validating the legitimacy of end-user requests.
The Facilities Planner will have a 4-year degree in Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited college or university.
Prior work experience in Healthcare Planning is a plus.
If Architect or Designer has not already taken and passed professional accreditation exam(s), he/she will prepare and take ARE or NCIDQ exam.
Manages Project Request Process for the Delaware Valley. Host initial meetings with End Users for Scope Definition and establishes goals for Capital Projects.
Work and communicate very closely with the assigned Construction Project Manager and Interior Designer for the specific projects needs.
Knowledge of three dimensional spaces and architectural principles to perform a range of planning exercises.
Coordinate with internal real estate manager and external real estate agents for leased space in the Delaware Valley.
Perform preliminary test fits, space plans and create functional space programs to define project scope.
Master plan governance for all capital projects. Champion for space and quality standards
Must have a collaborative work ethic and willingness to take initiative in creating systems that work within Corporate Facilities Department needs.
Knowledge of building codes and infection control issues. Keep currant on Healthcare codes/issues and evidence based design research.
Excellent communications skills are required.
Willingness to do 'whatever it takes' to complete a successful project or assist others in the department. Desire to grow into a higher position by learning, reading and doing more than necessary.
Work within existing Corporate Facilities structure and transition Capital Projects from Planning to Project Management
Be a good listener and understand tasks as assigned, asking questions to clarify if needed.
Problem-solving with other team members - creative and out of the box thinking.
Minimal overnight travel may be required
Skilled in updating, maintaining, operating and evaluating all AutoCAD & BIM software.
Collaborative work ethic with multiple internal users, helpful service attitude
Organized and comfortable with executing multiple-tasks
Self-perform and checks work for accuracy; work productively with minimal direction.
Meet established milestones and calendar due dates.
Ability to work with AutoCAD, Excel and PowerPoint, Knowledge of REVIT is a plus.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.