Job Description

Interior Designer 2
St. Dominic Hospital
Employment Type:
Full Time 80
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Interior Designer 2

Responsible for planning and maintaining the interior spaces of the hospital to support activities and enhance the patient, as well as the staff, environment.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design required.

Minimum Work Experience

Minimum of one year of hospital-specific design experience is preferred. Required skills include answering telephones, coordinating meetings, composing letters/memos, scheduling appointments, establishing and maintaining a filing system, maintaining records for acquisition and receiving, and inputting data/work orders into computer. Office machine skills needed include calculator, work processor, personal computer, multiline phone, typewriter, photocopier and fax. Requires knowledge of ADA/OSHA/JCAHO standards and/or requirements, ability to compose and organize materials, ability to assemble facts and manage time and work amid interruptions, a high degree of initiative, good judgment, pleasant manner, and drafting skills.

Organizational Expectations

Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.

Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.

Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.

Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.

Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.

Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.

Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.

Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.

Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.

Essential Functions

Supports the hospital’s Christian mission and philosophy.

Submits design and cost proposals to project future needs for both the Main Campus and the North Campus facilities, relating to material, furniture, and accessories.

Works with the Vice President of Facilities Management on space allocation and planning of the same; prepares preliminary space plans for all proposed hospital projects, assisting in the evaluation of alternatives.

Determines, develops cost proposals and acquires quotes for all furnishings, window treatments, art work and finishes for all areas necessary to complete the interior design scheme all facilities considering safety issues, infection control, durability, ease of maintenance, etc. in the process.

Coordinates the selection and purchase of all furnishings, window treatments, art work and finishes necessary to complete the interior design scheme for all facilities.

Develops visual aids, including specifications, architectural drawings, sketches, renderings, physical samples, presentation boards or books for proposed or ongoing projects within the facility and maintains a resource library for the interior design department of furniture, finishes and other miscellaneous items.

Develops and maintains a systematic record for all interior design projects and orders.

Maintains construction files pertaining to interior design projects.

Responsible for hospital signage program in regard to the necessity and suitability of all signage; acquires quotes for the acquisitions of all signage.

Participates in educational programs, in-service meetings, and attends other meetings as required.

Functional Demands

Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.

Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 10-15 pounds with or without assistance.

Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.

Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced environment.

Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.

Physical conditions are clean, neat and will lit. Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty may be irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances.

Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.

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