Senior Health Planner - (163665)


Denver, CO, USA

Full time

$115-165k (annually)


Feb 1

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About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

We are currently searching for a Senior Healthcare Planner for our Denver office. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the leading healthcare practice of an internationally recognized firm.

Primary Responsibilities

They will be responsible for the facility and departmental planning of healthcare and research facilities, as well as the aesthetic solution and overall design for projects that are large and/or complex in nature. This individual must be familiar with current trends in healthcare delivery, the impact of new concepts of patient and staff flow as it relates to medical planning and the impact of newly emerging technology in medical equipment and medical communications in hospitals. They will be expected to meet directly with the client, analyze the client’s needs and conceive/develop architectural solutions commensurate with those needs. They will also initiate schematic designs/plans with responsibility for the preparation of presentation drawings, models and narratives. Additionally they will provide for the coordination of all disciplines related to the building design and medical planning and represent the firm by participating as a key member of the business development team in presentations to prospective clients. Finally they will also provide guidance to other designers and work with the various engineering disciplines throughout the schematic and design development phases to ensure that the solution accommodates the engineering needs and the owner’s program.

Project assignments are largely within the defined region, but may extend beyond due to contact and particular expertise.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Architecture.
  • 10+ years’ experience in healthcare A/E/C industry.
  • Must have extensive knowledge and experience of healthcare architecture planning and design.
  • Must be capable of leading a healthcare team and making client presentations.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the local and regional healthcare market a plus.
  • Strong computer skills (AutoCAD, REVIT, MS Office)
  • Must be willing to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Architecture.
  • Architectural registration or currently in the process of obtaining.
  • Advanced credentials desired (e.g. ACHA, LEED, EDAC, etc.) 


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. 

Benefits and Compensation:  

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success; which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The anticipated starting pay range for this position is $115,000 -$165,000 annually and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.

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