Sr Healthcare Facilities Planner/UKHC

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Job Title:

Sr Healthcare Facilities Planner/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Sr. HealthCare Facilities Planner

Department Name:

H4011:Facility Planning

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to or over 50 lbs.; standing or walking with objects up to 25 lbs.; sitting for extended periods of time; repetitive motions; occasional exposure to loud noises, hazardous chemicals and fumes, and/or extreme temperatures; and occasional (<10% of the time) job-related travel.


Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with occasional evening, weekend, and/or holiday shifts required per business needs.

Job Summary:

The Senior Healthcare Facilities Planner reports to the Director of Facilities Planning and Development and is accountable for assuring successful planning, implementation, and management of assigned healthcare projects on and off campus according to defined scope and within established budgets. Project implementation goals focus on supporting clinical, administrative, and education space requirements to relocate or renovate the built environment to support operational needs. This position works closely with UK HealthCare Administration and UK Facilities Management teams to ensure that resources are acquired, leveraged, and managed effectively.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will operate effectively within a matrixed organization; have excellent project management skills; have the ability to collaborate with others toward Enterprise goals, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; demonstrate strong leadership skills; be well organized and have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with co-workers in a supportive team environment; and have outstanding computer skills (including Microsoft Office), exceptional customer service and active listening skills, and a thorough understanding of facilities management.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree and at least ten years of healthcare facilities planning experience, including developing and coordinating functional programs for expansion, relocation, or remodeling projects. Extensive experience in process improvement and project management highly preferred.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 12/3/2020
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