Area Manager Planning, Design & Construction

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Real Estate Operations
Hours / Pay Period
Dignity Health System Office
Standard Hours
Work Schedule
8 Hour



Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 63,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY17, Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs. For more information, please visit our website at You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.




Position Summary: 
Demonstrates responsibility for Dignity Health capital projects with a value greater than $5 million. Provides consultative assistance to area hospitals with projects less than $5 million that are complex or have coordination requirements with master planned or larger projects. Manages capital project planning design and construction..
  • Manages capital project planning design and construction by facilitating Project Devliery Model required activites.
  • Demonstrates PDM effectiveness through knowledge of application and effective utilization of tools and guidelines.
  • Ensures effective utilization of Preferred Provider Network by drafting RFPs; selection of providers; providing project specific orientation and
  • Maintains relationships with authorities having jurisdiction by monitoring compliance with federal, state, and local requirements; periodic communication and meetings; facilitating project reviews; facilitating problem solving between agencies, owner and consultants; monitoring change; and monitoring PPN performance.




Minimum Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of organization's budget process and ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget.
  • Knowledge of the full spectrum of activities for facilities planning, operation and maintenance; ability to develop and maintain the physical environment conducive to patient care delivery.
  • Knowledge of and ability to plan and control organizational costs in order to lower product and service costs and maximize return.
  • Knowledge of and ability to calculate and present the costs of a project when budgeting and developing business plans.
  • Knowledge of and ability to design, implement and control a construction project to ensure adherence to time and budget constraints and compliance with construction designs and building regulations.
  • Knowledge of effective project management strategies and tactics and ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Knowledge of and experience with using PDM methodology for organizing, planning and controlling project delivery.
  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years' experience in the leadership and management of large-scale hospital and clinical planning, design and construction project phasing projects including working with planning, design, and construction service provider networks and facilitating multidisciplinary user groups, with demonstrated success in past hospital construction projects of $5 million or more.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management and/or equivalent experience.
  • Licensure: None specified.
  • Special Skills: None specified.
  • Training: None specified.


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