How to Become a Clinical Facilities Planner

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Clinical Facilities Planner

What does a Clinical Facilities Planner do?

A Clinical Facilities Planner offers professional services on assigned projects concerning design, construction, development, or installation of hospital buildings and facilities. Oversees construction progress, ensuring that timing, costs and contract requirements are adhered to. Being a Clinical Facilities Planner supervises construction, equipment installation, renovation and redesigning projects. Works with hospital departments to review design changes, equipment specifications/substitutions, purchasing and accounting procedures. Additionally, Clinical Facilities Planner develops and designs feasibility studies for review. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Clinical Facilities Planner contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Clinical Facilities Planner typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

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Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Clinical Facilities Planner will increase 16 % over 5 years.

02/12/2020: Sioux City, IA
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Clinical Facilities Planner

Best tips for those who want to become a Clinical Facilities Planner

Here are some tips to become a Clinical Facilities Planner.

Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Clinical Facilities Planner

Best colleges and universities for Clinical Facilities Planner

  • Cooper Union
  • Princeton University
  • Columbia University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Wellesley College
  • Yale University

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Clinical Facilities Planner

Is being a Clinical Facilities Planner Worth it?

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02/11/2020: Salem, OR

Not unlike the use of Lean and evidence-based practice by planners to predict health care response, urban planning that concentrates on the bigger picture is instrumental in understanding social, economic and political shifts to assist planners, designers and health care providers to respond more positively to demographic and systemic opportunities.

01/26/2020: Charleston, WV

Technology can bring about strategic and philosophical change in how facilities are planned and built, which suggests important new questions.

01/01/2020: Lake Charles, LA

In the context of health care, it is delivery expectations and different facilities.

02/29/2020: Richland, WA

Telehealth, Telemetry monitoring (on-campus) and IT incubation areas for ideas, collaboration rooms for simulations, and clinical trials in cancer treatment are only some of the spaces that will need more focus in terms of design.

12/19/2019: Benton Harbor, MI
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Clinical Facilities Planner

What skills do you need to be a Clinical Facilities Planner?

When looking into a role like this one, you need to take account of your skills and abilities.  The ability to succeed in this role depends upon the possession of the following skills: Building Codes, Construction Management, Cost Estimation, Project Scheduling.  During an interview, try to convey your knowledge of these skills.

Step 6: View average salary for Clinical Facilities Planner

How much does a Clinical Facilities Planner make?

The average salary range for a Clinical Facilities Planner is from $75,265 to $103,983. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Clinical Facilities Planner
$75,265 to $103,983

Step 7: Find relevant Clinical Facilities Planner jobs, and apply.

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