Senior Clinical Healthcare Planner

    • Toronto, Canada

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn't have to be true? What if our built environment - where we live, learn, play, and conduct business - carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future-join us!

Your Opportunity

Your role as a senior contributor on our Architectural Healthcare Planning team is to work independently to assist Healthcare clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, award-winning designs. You will be involved in the development of integrated design proposals, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables as required under instruction from the Project Leader.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Take lead responsibility for creative concepts/solutions for complex architectural projects in consultation with the Project Principal
  • Be responsible for the clinical planning of acute or post-acute healthcare facilities, through various stages of design, following "best practices" and applying Evidence Based Design
  • Be responsible for facilitating QA/QC oversight of strategic, facility master planning and medical planning aspects of project design
  • Provide technical assistance in proposal formulation, project set-up, work plan development and budgeting, as requested and appropriate
  • Meet directly with the owner/client, analyze project goals, conceive and develop architectural concepts/solutions for those goals
  • Initiate and create designs and other documentation with responsibility for preparation of presentation drawings, models and narratives
  • Foster a cohesive, effective and efficient team environment based on mutual respect for skill sets and individual's contributions
  • Collaborate closely with the Health Sector and Business Center leadership to ensure successful project and business outcomes
  • Work with various disciplines throughout all phases to ensure all concepts/solutions accommodate project needs and the owner's program
  • Develop design solutions that meet both the client's project goals and Stantec's Project Essentials
  • Direct the activities of other designers and mentor other staff members
  • Help build and maintain the design culture of the studio

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Demonstrate an extensive understanding of health design complexity, and be knowledgeable of health facility planning and design guidelines and codes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to prepare and deliver presentations for and lead clinical user group meetings
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, including the ability to prioritize work for others, meet deadlines, adhere to work schedules, fees and provide high quality work product
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED strongly desired
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, AutoCAD, REVIT)

Preferred Skills and Knowledge
  • Evidence of experience in the Ontarian Healthcare planning and design environment, including Ministry of Health various capital planning approval stages
  • Experience in Alternate Finance Project (AFP - P3) delivery methodology, be it in PDC or Proponent role, considered an asset, as well as Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) experience
  • Registered Architect and/or Interior Designer
  • Lean certification would be considered an asset
  • Additional computer skills (Sketchup, Newforma, dRofus)

Education and Experience

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture
10 years of healthcare planning, design, and project management experience
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Design Coordinator

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200000WC

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