Lead Medical Planner

Medical Planning Columbus, Ohio


We are an award-winning design firm, fueled by ideas and a culture of collaboration. Our purpose-driven approach creates healthy places, strong communities and a resilient environment. That’s where you come in. With leading clients, diverse colleagues and offices in creative capitals around the globe, a career at NBBJ will inspire you to be extraordinary and help create lasting change. You can learn more about our firm, see what it’s like to work here and explore recent projects and ideas at NBBJ.com. Join us to make an impact today!

The role at a glance:

NBBJ Columbus is seeking a Lead Medical Planner to join our global Healthcare Practice. This role will focus on the design and planning of complex healthcare environments, across the full spectrum of care sites from academic medical centers to ambulatory care clinics. This is an opportunity to join a fully integrated design studio where a diverse group of architects, interior designers, medical planners and clinical consultants collaborate as a team from concept design through construction.

In your new role, you will:

  • Lead the medical planning of hospitals and clinics, in close collaboration with project managers, designers, and technical leaders
  • Work with clients to identify objectives and formulate options
  • Ability to effectively lead Clinical User Group meetings and client presentations
  • Proven ability to collaborate with Architects, Interior Designers, and Project Managers from Concept Design through Construction
  • Develop and review of room by room space programming

What you will need to succeed:

  • Experience leading medical planning efforts on healthcare projects of all scales and program types and levels of complexity, from feasibility studies and master planning to building design and construction
  • Proficiency in medical planning best practices, trends, regulatory frameworks and innovation
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with design teams, consultants and clients
  • Effective mentorship of junior medical planners and healthcare designers
  • Skilled in the leadership and management of user group engagements, as well as coordination and development of deliverables
  • Ability to participate in marketing and relationship/reputation-building activities
  • Revit knowledge & proficiency highly desired
  • Professional Licensure and LEED accreditation are encouraged
  • Familiarity with LEAN Concepts
  • Willingness to travel
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.