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Transition Planner

Multiple Locations, Various
Transition Planner  
SUMMARY
 
As an Employee-Owned ISO 9001:2015 certified Company, VWI hires professional and skilled employees who are eager to fulfill the commitments of their assigned position and to do more than just their job. Our employees understand that positions and business needs change and flexibility is key to success. This job overview frames the position requirements, and encourages the employee to stretch their experience, adapt to change, grow their skills, and develop their ability to contribute to VWI’s employee ownership culture. This commitment requires our employees to perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

VWI allows for reasonable accommodations that enable an individual with a disability to participate in the application process, to perform the primary duties of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment that are available to individuals without disabilities. 
 
WHY THE JOB EXISTS
 
The primary objective of this position is to perform transition/activation planning and execution operations for healthcare organizations undergoing hospital construction project outfitting and transition.  Must possess clinical knowledge and skills in medical hospital operations as it relates to the Initial Outfitting & Transition process. The transition planner role interfaces with all levels of the project team and end users.  

Work Location: Multiple locations to include Denver, CO and El Paso, TX.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES  
  • This position is critical to ensuring that the Transition Planning and execution efforts prepare the relocating personnel for the relocation or activation of operations in their new environment   meeting the operational and functional requirements of the new or relocating organization.
  • Assist with the planning, execution and other functions required to provision and transition hospital operations.
  • Develop a transition management structure and keep minutes of transition meetings.
  • Serve on-site for developing a transition plan that identifies transition activities by phase and synchronize these activities with project stakeholders.
  • Coordinate relocation of departments and staff to new facilities.  This includes developing and monitoring a Staff Relocation Plan, Load Planning and Move Management.
  • Plan and execute patient move planning.
  • Facilitate development of operational concepts for relocated services.
  • Coordinate development of and execution of facility staff training and education.
  • Facilitate coordination of public relations on-site efforts for the transition.
  • Coordinate the security infrastructure and mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems (MEP) operations in coordination with security staff. 
 
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS  
  • Strong clinical or healthcare administration background (must have minimum of three years’ experience working in military or civilian hospitals) directly interfacing with clinical departments OR 3 years as a registered nurse.
  • Familiarity of the processes associated with the planning, design, budgeting, funding, and execution of a health care facility construction project with respect to transition requirements.
  • Familiarity with transition activities associated with military or civilian medical construction or renovation projects.
  • Familiarity with new trends in medical care and their implementation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adapt and quickly adjust to ever-changing situations.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Invested Team Player – willing to go above and beyond.
  • Professional consulting skills to facilitate work group or board level meeting.
  • Strong documentation skills to capture decisions, actions, history.
  • Personal initiative and drive to follow-up on logistics related items.
  • Outgoing, personal and professional in appearance and mannerisms.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, especially Word and Excel, proficient in MS Office & SharePoint. 

TRAITS
  • Sets high standards of performance. Assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks.
  • Presents a professional image.
 
VWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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