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Healthcare Clinician, Various Locations

NBBJ is a design and architecture firm, led by ideas and a culture of collaboration. With offices around the globe, the diverse perspectives of your future colleagues and clients will inspire and challenge you to be extraordinary. Innovation and creativity are at the heart of our work: creating spaces and experiences that better connect people to each other as they live, learn, and work in their communities. We partner with pioneers like Amazon, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Massachusetts General Hospital as we create solutions for tomorrow guided by our vision: we design for life. Are you interested in designing what’s next? Join us.
This role at a glance:
This is an excellent opportunity for you to join NBBJ in our Healthcare Consulting Studio as a Healthcare Clinician. We are seeking a clinical healthcare leader experienced in 1.Procedures environment (ORs, Interventional, Cath/EP), and/or 2. Pediatric and/or Women’s Health, and/or 3. Transition planning with expertise in process improvement, behavioral/practice change, and staff readiness related to operationalizing new built environments to join our team. This position is both strategic and tactical, and a successful candidate will have great project management skills and be comfortable working in a fast paced environment, on a high performance team. The individual will work both internally within a project team and externally with our current clients and/or prospective clients and must have a passion for collaboration and communication. Our ideal candidate will be based in the Seattle area; however, we are open to candidates located in one of our other cities of operation which include: Boston, Columbus, London, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
In your new role:

  • Work with project teams from visioning through design to define program and operational needs; documenting information in space program and functional narratives
  • Research best practices and trends in healthcare, especially those relevant to facility planning and operational optimization
  • Lead transition management teams for healthcare organizations that need the strong clinical and project management skills that are needed to take an organization to full scale activation
  • Identify services and operational solutions that will deliver value to our client’s enterprise (transition services, research, operational analysis, etc.)
  • Work with analysts to evaluate and deliver demographic projections and work load analyses that are involved in future planning and master plans
  • Take ownership as the firm’s clinical procedures specialist
  • Deliver presentations at national professional meetings, and publish in professional journals
  • Participate in interviews for prospective work for both consulting as well as on larger design project teams

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years proven clinical experience in acute care hospitals; experience in procedural environment (ORs, Interventional, Cath/EP), Pediatric and/or Women’s Health, and/or Transition Planning (Operational Relocation Readiness/Activation) required
  • Registered Nurse required, advanced degree desirable (MHA/MBA/MSN)
  • Lean Certification with experience leading and facilitating events including Kaizen Events, A3 Problem Solving teams, Rapid Improvement Workshops, and 3P Design Workshops required
  • Management/Administrative experience (3-4 years) needed; can be over multiple areas or service lines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to interact with C-suite leadership as well as staff and physicians at department level and present at professional meetings/interviews
  • Strength in working with high performance teams to reach consensus through facilitation and completed tasks
  • Ability to develop a project team, strong time management skills, detail oriented and good follow through on tasks
  • Experience with consulting, project management, facility design and/or transitioning departments/hospitals into new environments a real plus!
  • Passion for creating environments that improve future health and wellness
  • Embraces change and is a creative thinker
  • Solid computer skills in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, others)
  • Willingness to travel to support the firm as a firm wide resource (Travel time varies; average 30%)

The annual base pay range for this role is anticipated to be between $100,000 and $140,000. Actual compensation for successful candidates will be carefully determined based on a number of factors, including their skills, qualifications, location, and experience.

Why choose NBBJ?
We believe that all NBBJ employees should love their work. This means not only loving what you do but having pride in your workplace. We strive to be that irresistible place to work by enhancing your employee experience with customized programs and comprehensive benefits. In addition to 100% covered employee healthcare costs and 401k contributions, we offer unique professional development opportunities, volunteer opportunities and access to leading technology and resources to further help you love your work and advance your career.

  • NBBJ has been named three times by Fast Company as one of the most innovative architecture firms.
  • Founded in 1943, our first office opened over 75 years ago in Seattle, Washington. We now have over 10 office locations around the globe.
  • We are a transdisciplinary, cross-practice focused firm with a deep portfolio of Civic & Cultural, Commercial, Corporate, Healthcare, Higher Education, Science and Technology, Sports, and Urban Environment projects. We also have several areas of service expertise including: Architecture, Environmental Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Workplace Consulting and more.
  • In the past decade, NBBJ has received more than 300 awards from leading global, national and regional award programs across the business, real estate and design communities.
  • We work with 5 of the top global high-tech companies, 14 of the U.S. News and World Report Top Hospitals, and 4 of the top 10 highest-ranked learning institutions.
  • Our clients include institutional leaders such as Cambridge University, Google, Samsung, Cleveland Clinic, Tencent, and Stanford University.


Our Values:
We are a collective of thinkers, makers and dreamers working to create positive impact through design. But we’re more than that—we’re also a firm made up of individuals, each with unique talents, ideas and contributions. This blend of togetherness and individuality makes us who we are. It’s also the basis for our values, which guide how we show up for each other and our clients:

  • Stand for Optimism: We are united behind a calling to design a better future for our clients, society, and planet.
  • Lead with Curiosity: We never stop asking “what if?” and “why?”
  • Commit to Sustainability: We wield extraordinary power—and have an obligation—to initiate environmental change.
  • Design for All: We have a responsibility—through our process and work—to design with and for all.
  • Own the Outcome: We are entrepreneurs of our destiny, focused on the success of each other and our clients.
  • Grow our Legacy: We are part of a story bigger than ourselves.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

NBBJ does not accept unsolicited resumes or similar submissions from third party recruiters or employment agencies. Any unsolicited materials received by NBBJ from a source other than an individual candidate will be considered NBBJ property and NBBJ reserves the right to pursue and hire candidates referred to us without any financial obligation to the third party in question. If you are interested in becoming an approved NBBJ external recruiter, please contact a member of the NBBJ Talent Acquisition Team.

Please apply directly through our careers page.