Dir Fac Plng & Design -BH

Baystate Health System   •  

Springfield, MA

Industry: Healthcare


11 - 15 years

Posted 35 days ago

  • Oversee the Master Facility Planning effort at BMC to ensure facilities are aligned with Baystate Healthcare growth goals, national trends and market demands. Meet with senior leadership to ensure alignment of functional layouts with clinical and administrative needs currenlty and allows flexibility for the future. Build capital plans with Facilities and Engineering Directors for final project approvals.
  • Prepare and lead RFQ/RFP selection process for Design teams (Architect, MEP, Civil, Structural, etc.) for projects resulting from the Master Facility Plan.
  • Assess project requests across all of Baystate Health’s inpatient and outpatient facilities. Prepare, design and develop conceptual designs and presentations, specifications, techniques and procedures to incorporate comprehensive planning initiatives in collaboration with Real Estate Services, Strategic Planning, Construction Services, Facility Engineering, Information Technology and Legal for regulatory requirements.
  • Working with designers/PMs to develop occupancy solutions of varying scale and complexity, migrating plans, and sequencing group-level moves/relocation. Conduct front end exploration of whether sequencing is possible and whether it prevents project viability.
  • Facilitate resolving planning issues ensuring planning aligns with master plan, space standards, regulatory policy, and target utilization objectives.
  • Prepare RFQ and RFP selection process for Design teams (including Architect, MEP, Civil, Structural, etc.) for project resulting from approved funded projects.  
  • Coorindate directly with Sr. Director of Facilities, Director of Engineering, Life Safety Director on current and proposed projects.

  • Oversees a team that: develops move plans with space assignments, occupancy plan, cabling requirements, IT requirements and contruction requirements along with maintaining an accurate inventory of stored furniture components. Oversee layout, design, and space plan of facilities in relation to the move plans. Implement space strategies within designs that promote informal social interactions, creative thinking, collaborative and focused work. Utilize shared space and technology to maximize efficiency of existing space. (Could be a goal for some groups but probably not realistic for every program/department).

  • Coach team and individual performance to maximize motivation and engagement. Optimize team assignments to align with individual strengths and growth opportunities. Manage department expense and capital budgets

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferrably in interior design, engineering, architecture or construction/project management/facilities engineering.
  • MA Architect license is required.
  • 15 years professional experience in healthcare facilities planning and design.
  • PMI certification preferred along with ACHA, EDAC, NCIDQ and/or LEED accreditation a plus.