Director - Planning and Design

Vancouver, Washington
Jan 08, 2021
Jan 08, 2022
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type


PeaceHealth seeks a Director ? Planning & Design, in Vancouver, WA.

We seek a Healthcare Director ? Planning & Design, to be responsible for:




Qualifications for the Director ? Planning & Design:



Bachelor of Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management or equivalent professional experience in the design and construction of hospitals and medical clinics.


  • Inpatient and outpatient capital improvement projects authorized by the hospital.
  • Exercising significant influence in relevant program, project, and policy.
  • Review and development of policies, coordination with operations and facilities, review and monitoring of design changes and assurance of design consistency and the highest standards of quality.
  • Coordinating and managing design user groups during the design phase of major capital projects, in accordance with the architectural design principals.
  • Assists in establishing goals, milestones and budgets with the System Vice President of Planning & Development.
  • Establishes and manages the department budget within the guidelines and parameters established by the budget office mutually agreed to by the System Vice President of Planning & Development.
  • Prepares materials and participates as necessary with the Board of Directors, Senior Leadership Team, and other high-level meetings.
  • Works with the Facilities group in maintaining policies and procedures throughout the life of projects.
  • Utilizes best management practices in managing projects within the capital plan in adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Assures compliance with applicable laws and standards of good practice governing the safety of hospital and outpatient facilities.
  • Works to increase the overall effectiveness of the department services and success.
  • Develops, reviews, revises, and approves invoices for architects, engineers and design vendors for assigned capital project contracts, and reviews, refines and implements strategic facilities plans.
  • Assists facilities and operations to develop a set of standards for design excellence.
  • Designs and develops a process to measure customer satisfaction.
  • Some travel required between facilities as needed.
    • Seven years of architectural or construction experience with large, multi-phase projects of increasing complexity within the healthcare industry required.
    • Five years related leadership experience required.



    • Ability to budget, make financial projections and write reports.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation.
    • Ability to handle potentially sensitive situations by applying consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups.
    • Ability to plan, organize, motivate, mentor, direct and evaluate the work of others.
    • Ability to prioritize work by making informed judgments and to develop solutions for complex problems.
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management.

Top reasons to work with PeaceHealth:

    • Inclusive, Mission-driven company culture.
    • Providing whole person care to Alaska, Oregon and Washington since 1890.
    • Robust benefits package.
    • Competitive compensation with bonus potential.
    • Relocation assistance.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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