Clinical Activation Planner – Corporate

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M – F

Job Summary


The clinical activation planner is responsible for managing facility activation, transition and move planning of clinical space within the Houston Methodist Hospital System, under the direction of the Clinical Planning and Design Director. The position is the liaison between the Hospital client department, consultants, contractors, regulatory agencies, and others. Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously, and be familiar with healthcare facility design and construction processes.


  • Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
    • INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
    • COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
    • ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
    • RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
    • EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
  • Focuses on patient/customer safety
  • Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
  • Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
  • Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
  • Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job


PEOPLE – 25 %

  1. Serves as chief coordinator of the clinical move activities (EF)
  2. Collaborates with medical equipment planners and Biomed on medical equipment installations and inspections. (EF)
  3. Manages and monitors progress of move to identify and improve methods of delivery within the departments (EF)
  4. Coordinates owner furnished Contractor installed items and equipment with Construction Management team. (EF)


  1. Oversees the installation of new and reused equipment, furniture, art, signage, etc. Responds promptly to internal and external customer requests. (EF)
  2. Assists in planning of furniture, art, equipment, telecommunications and Information technology for assigned projects. (EF)
  3. Actively participates in the schematic and design planning phases of capital projects(EF)
  4. Assists in development of and manages move schedule for facility occupancy(EF)


  1. Coordinates and monitors required actions, including those for clinical regulatory approvals to assure occupancy readiness.(EF)
  2. Maintains and achieves the highest standards of quality, delivery of care and service.(EF)
  3. Demonstrates knowledge and behaviors related to environmental, employee, or patient safety requirements.(EF)


  1. Utilizes department resources/supplies efficiently.(EF)
  2. Manages time effectively to meet established timelines.(EF)


  1. Generates and communicates new ideas and suggestions that improve quality, safety or service(EF)
  2. Displays initiative to improve skills relative to job function.(EF)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, or related healthcare field required.


  • 5-10 years of clinical experience in a health care setting.


  • Licenses as it relates to education requirements


  1. Strong analytical skills to develop and manage construction projects and resolve problems.
  2. The job requires significant autonomous decision making. Assignments are received in the form of results expected, must use judgment when choosing the appropriate procedures for the project team to follow.
  3. Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills for management meetings and preparation of plans and reports.
  4. A high level of interpersonal skills is required to develop relationships with colleagues and clients, gain the cooperation of others and communicate effectively.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers. HM consists of 7 hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and six community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area. HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities. Overall, HM employs over 20,000 employees. FORBES magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of Best Employers in 2016. Houston Methodist is supported by a wide variety of business functions that operate at the system level to help enable clinical departments to provide the best patient care and service in a spiritual environment.

Houston, Texas, United States of America


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