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Providence Health & Services Executive Director, Real Estate Planning in Portland, Oregon



The Executive Director Real Estate Planning, provides leadership for the implementation of strategic real estate planning activities, including but not limited to community master planning, institutional master planning, land use planning and architectural, design and technical standards related to the built environment. The Executive Director is responsible to ensure planning strategies, activities and approaches are aligned with system priorities.

The Real Estate Strategy and Operations division is accountable for $16B total portfolio (various product types) $2.4B total CapEx management ($500M annual run rate) and $1B total annual OpEx spend.


  • Lead teams in the development of community master planning processes in alignment with organizational strategic plans across the System to ensure the appropriate physical assets are in place to carry out the strategic vision of the organization.

  • Accountable for keeping current with emerging conditions and trends in health care and implications to strategic master facility planning.

  • Oversee the development and leadership of the Standards and Design team in support of local space programming, code and clinic standard space reviews, and the development of acute care standards.

  • Oversee the development and leadership of the Land Use team, accountable for leading internal/external teams and participates in state and local legislative and regulatory bodies as appropriate to facilitate the approval process for health care facility master planning, land use applications, zoning changes, and traffic entitlements.

  • Oversee the development and leadership of the infrastructure and environmental stewardship team, accountable for the advancement of the department’s sustainability and infrastructure goals .

  • Responsible for representing the organization and creating influence with community partners and jurisdiction having authority (i.e. local planning and development divisions) in support of institutional planning.

  • Responsible for leading the evaluation of a facility’s market population, its current penetration, and demographic trends.

  • Provide leadership for the System’s Strategic Plan as a representative from RESO and serves as a consultant to other shared services and lines of business for the planning of new and or the expansion of existing facilities

  • Serve as a consultant for the prioritization and strategic recommendations for market growth aspirations.

  • Responsible to bring together geographically and culturally disparate groups to form a cohesive and highly functioning team.

  • Serve as a consultant with the regions in the planning and conceptualization of hospital and ambulatory building plans and/or expansions. In partnership with construction management, develops feasibility studies, initial budgets, and schedules for review by decision making groups.

  • Provide leadership to team of planning, design, and sustainability directors. Provide performance and development management to promote a high performing team.

  • Position requires the ability to travel throughout the system.

  • Perform all duties in a manner that promotes team success and reflects the Providence Health & Services’ Mission, philosophy, and Core Values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence, and stewardship.



Required experience/education for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Business or Healthcare Administration, Public Health or similar degree

  • Valid driver's license

  • 10 or more years of progressive leadership experience working with wide set of leaders and executives in operations, finance, IS, clinical healthcare delivery, or other functional areas

  • 10 or more years of experience in health care or related retail field

  • 10 or more years of a firm understanding of accounting and finance practices and methodologies

  • Established record as a strong team player, able to work closely with an established team of professionals

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate team work with multidisciplinary groups to bring clarity and conclusion to complex problems

  • Extensive experience with managing a team of professionals from across a diverse workforce

  • Ability to negotiate solutions to complex problems within the organization, as well as, with outside individuals and organizations

  • Extensive organizational and communication skills to facilitate information and maintain professional interactions

  • Extensive experience with creating influence with senior leadership

  • Extensive experience with presenting to senior leadership as well as community stakeholders and jurisdictions having authority

  • Demonstrated ability to work with senior leadership on complex planning issues that have direct impact on the delivery of care.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Leadership

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 316754