Dekker/Perich/Sabatini is a family of designers, planners, architects, and engineers, intent on creating passion for the built environment through our work. We believe that architecture and design can be transformational and that it must serve more than just a functional role. It should inspire, protect, delight, and empower users and entire communities.
We believe the most innovative designs are created through a multi-faceted perspective of places, people, and their processes. Collaboration, empathy, and understanding, combined with passion and expertise can shape our experiences and our environments.
We strive to tune our ability to see things through the eyes, hearts, and minds of our clients. If you think your vision, passion, and experience would enhance ours, we’d love to meet you. The following position is available at our Albuquerque, NM office;
Experienced Healthcare Architect/Designer
Licensed architect or seasoned designer who has at least 7 years of experience in healthcare architecture. Candidates must be able to use their knowledge of healthcare processes, codes, technical abilities, and communication skills to collaborate and oversee a skilled project team while mentoring interns and production staff. Candidates would play a key role in creating progressive healthcare facility designs backed by the support of a multidisciplinary firm that has been a serving the communities we work in for over 60 years.
Your Role on Our Healthcare Design Team
Be a key part of DPS as we step into our next phase of growth and evolution in healthcare design
Lead Client-based teams through all phases of a healthcare project’s development
Work directly with Clients and end Users to develop and refine programming, campus and department planning, and detailed department and room functional planning.
Capability to plan and design inpatient and outpatient departments
Knowledge of essential metrics for a wide spectrum of healthcare projects
Work with clients to improve their process and flow
Maintain and build Client-based institutional knowledge
Mentor and teach staff, and build the overall capacity of the firm’s healthcare team
Be engaged in continual research, teaching, and dialog on the state-of-the-art in healthcare
Engage and participate firm-wide in projects across multiple offices
Your Required Qualifications
NCARB certificate is highly valued
7+ years in healthcare facilities planning and design
Healthcare-specific credentials are highly valued: ACHA, EDAC, or other
LEED or WELL AP is a plus
Proficient in Revit
Knowledgeable and experienced with one or more healthcare-specific design criteria:
Acute behavioral health experience a plus- inpatient or outpatient
Strong graphic communicator- hand sketching, software, or otherwise. Bluebeam at plus.
Great People, Great Work.As part of our multi-disciplinary team, you will be encouraged to develop your skills, share your expertise, and build strong relationships inside and outside the office. Our diverse talents and personalities help create sustainable and innovative designs that strengthen our communities. From entry-level to leadership, all our people contribute to who we are and what we are capable of.
We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees and their families. As part of our efforts to promote a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules and in-house continuing education unit seminars. Our firm sponsors organized sports teams, office gatherings, and volunteer activities so employees, families, and friends can share new experiences together.
For more information about becoming part of our team, email HR@dpsdesign.org.