Healthcare Facilities Planner

Wilmington, DE

Posted: 4/19/22
Deadline: 5/30/22

About This Organization

As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, we’ve made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It’s a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment. All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day-to-day work with colleagues, patients and families.

Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply. Please click here to review Nemours Anti-Racism Statement (

To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at

Job Duties

The Facilities Planner will perform a wide variety of duties that utilize Computer-Aided Design/Drafting (CAD) and/or Building Information Modeling (BIM) in support of the Facilities Strategic Planning and Financial budgeting to support the Enterprise goals and strategic objectives. The Planner will work within the Capital Planning & Real Estate Department as a member of that team in delivering the highest level of customer service to the Nemours Enterprise. Position will be key leader in defining the scope to the end-user’s project and validating the legitimacy of end-user requests.

The Facilities Planner will have a 4-year degree in Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited college or university. Prior work experience in Healthcare Planning is a plus. If Architect or Designer has not already taken and passed professional accreditation exam(s), he/she will prepare and take ARE or NCIDQ exam.

This role is eligible for hybrid work typically 2-3 days on site per week.


-Manages Project Request Process for the Delaware Valley. Host initial meetings with End Users for Scope -Definition and establishes goals for Capital Projects
-Work and communicate very closely with the assigned Construction Project Manager and Interior Designer for the specific projects needs.
-Knowledge of three dimensional spaces and architectural principles to perform a range of planning exercises.
-Coordinate with internal real estate manager and external real estate agents for leased space in the Delaware Valley.
-Perform preliminary test fits, space plans and create functional space programs to define project scope.
-Facilities Strategic plan governance for all capital projects. Champion for space and quality standards
-Must have a collaborative work ethic and willingness to take initiative in creating systems that work within -Capital Planning & Real Estate Department needs.
-Knowledge of building codes and infection control issues. Keep currant on Healthcare codes/issues and evidence based design research.
-Excellent communications skills are required.

Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree
2. Knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit (BIM)
3. Healthcare Facilities Planning experience (Five or more years)