5910 N. Central Expressway, Ste. 1765
Dallas, TX 75219

Job Post Date: September 13, 2021

Medical Planner

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future - for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?

The Dallas office of SmithGroup is looking for a Medical Planner to join our team. The role can be fulfilled from either Dallas/Fort Worth or Houston area.


Working with us, you will:

Lead medical planning efforts for healthcare projects and work with the project team in the development of projects under the direction of a Senior Planner.
Work with the design and planning lead to develop and detail building systems and components, beginning in schematic design through construction documents.
Contribute to the schematic design of projects and be responsible for functional aspects of the proposed solutions.
Collaborate and coordinate with designers, project architects, specialty consultants and engineers in the production of drawings and specifications.
Conduct analyses of long-term healthcare facility needs and develop solutions involving construction of new facilities and major rehabs of existing facilities.
Specialize in medical facility planning, programming, medical equipment planning, process mapping and report writing.
Function as client leader/project planner, responsible for meeting budget criteria and maintaining project schedules for a variety of projects; and be responsible for leading the planning effort for a variety of healthcare projects.


An ideal candidate has:

A bachelor's degree in Architecture or equivalent.
3 - 10 years of architectural experience in the healthcare market.
Excellent design/ planning ability and the potential to generate a variety of options for the layout of departmental spaces, healthcare facilities and campuses.
LEED AP and Architectural Registration preferred.
High proficiency with graphic programs, such as Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

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