How You'll Make a Difference:
Provides assistance to the Regional Director in space allocation planning, managing remodeling and new construction projects, and coordinating the interior standards program. Acts as a contact person in the absence of the Director assisting in the coordination of project assignments.
Coordinates renovation and new construction projects with departments. Gathers all data necessary regarding department needs/requirements, project site, budget, and inventory. Provides design options through drawings. Estimates material requirements and costs, and presents options for selection and approval. Prepares both preliminary budget and final pricing. Presents design concepts, plans, and specifications to client.
Assists in the development and maintenance of detailed planning process of remodeling and construction projects, and in space allocation planning to help achieve goals and objectives. Collaborates at the concept stage or as needed with architects, consultants, suppliers, and vendors to avoid planning mistakes or having to alter preconceived ideas after a project is well underway. Coordinates architects, contractors, and facility staff on assigned projects, and facilitates meetings and keeps everyone informed on project schedule. Coordinates appropriate staff for technical input in the planning and design process of assigned projects.
Specifies all furniture, wall coverings, paint, floor coverings, fabrics, artwork, cubicle curtains, and all accessories as indicated by department needs and following applicable building standards for overall coordination and acceptable aesthetics. Specifies architectural finishes and provides schedules to architects and/or contractors.
Coordinates window treatment including selecting blinds or fabric, contacting vendors, ordering, and arranging installation. Coordinates the repair and/or reupholstering of furniture; makes arrangements and follows up with outside vendor.
Coordinates department move, notifying all necessary departments/services. Communicates activities between facility operations, environmental services, information systems, and/or loss prevention departments to ensure completion of project. Coordinates with departments the proper procedure for expediting the AFE process and initiates purchase orders for services required following standard purchasing procedures.
Analyzes, estimates, and expedites work with outside contractors. Oversees furniture and other product installations. Makes project site visits or telephone calls as deemed necessary to follow up until completion of project. Oversees progress of assigned projects and works closely with project team members, keeping lines of communications open and following up on details. Does punch list with contractor when project is completed and follows up until final completion.
Identifies space and project problems and recommends appropriate solutions. Develops project checklists of all pending issues with follow-up resolution. Interfaces with purchasing and dealers as necessary and is a contact person for all follow-up and problem related issues. Reviews with Director the status of all projects including progress, problems, and time requirements.
Maintains documentation of adequate records, notes, minutes, and memos of conversations. Accurately records design time specific to each individual project. Maintains a file on all regulatory tests performed on fabrics, wall, and floor coverings.
Meets with manufacturers' representatives to study new resources to continue education in new products in the market. Researches and applies all building and ADA codes to enhance and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
Keeps standards current by replacing discontinued items or those not meeting facilities' needs. Maintains an understanding of interior/exterior sign systems and manufacture as well as handling disposal/storage of hospital equipment. Reviews and recommends new operating techniques, methods, and procedures for special projects and general building maintenance. Implements safety issues and code requirements in all design decisions.
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design or related field.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 5 years of experience in interior design including experience within a medical center setting.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Requires knowledge in design, textiles, and color coordination.Must stay abreast of current technology, products and trends.Space planning and drafting skills using Computerized Aide Design (CAD). Extensive knowledge of standards, procedures, and products within the interior design specifications of the facility.Analytical ability to make complex comparisons and decisions as to how to best meet the facilitys needs.Superior quality of working habits including thoroughness, promptness, accuracy, creativity, and originality.Ability to work on and manage a variety of tasks simultaneously.Ability to work under pressure and to accept and seek responsibility.Ability to develop and maintain the trust and confidence of staff and various department Directors/Managers/Supervisors.Requires an understanding of facility operations, traffic patterns, materials handling, and medical techniques as well as patient and administrative needs.Understanding of the influence the interior environment has on patients' well being with styling, colors, textures, and materials.Requires a car and the ability to travel.
First shift Interior Coordinator
System Facility Planning
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
At Aurora Health Care:
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