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Sr Healthcare Facility Planner- Planning Design & Construction

Job Description

Job ID: 1214275
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Role Purpose

This position is responsible for leading planning on major strategic capital construction projects for hospitals and service organizations in a manner that is consistent with and meets the strategic priorities of BJC HealthCare. Individual will serve as an internal consultant for capital planning decision making, provide support to leadership on research and intelligence related to health care design and construction best practices, and execute the development of best practices and optimization of resources across capital projects to achieve operational outcomes using methodologies and tools in alignment with performance improvement efforts.


  • Responsible for planning strategic capital construction projects to achieve desired project goals and business outcomes in support of BJC’s mission and values. Leads the development and implementation of project vision, scope of work and functional deliverables for relevant projects. Coordinates RFP process on projects, and manages the work plan for consultants hired to provide programming and planning through design development including coordination of end users/entities.
  • Act as an internal consultant to guide hospitals and service organizations in strategic capital planning decision making. Point of contact for space planning recommendations in alignment with strategic campus plans. Will also lead the development and maintenance of multi-year models, capital budgets, campus assessments and strategic campus plans, as well as provides programming and planning studies.
  • Provide support to leadership on research and intelligence related to health care design and construction best practices at the local and national level. Coordinates best practices from internal BJC departments, and researches topics relevant for planning and design in support of projects and process improvements.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Architecture/Business/related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Architecture/Business/related



  • 10+ years

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • AIA/Professional Engineer

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer