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Senior Medical Planner

Kelly Buchenau provides medical planning and programming expertise to Jensen + Partners projects. As a registered nurse, licensing and accreditation expert, and nurse educator, she provides clinical expertise on complex projects bringing a critical clinical perspective to the team. She is an expert facilitator, and assures that clinical quality, lean operational design, and the patient experience are considered at every stage of planning.

With over 20 years of experience in healthcare, Kelly offers a unique perspective on research, system design, and regulation, reflected in her published work. She has extensive knowledge of health facility regulation and experience in medical planning operations for acute, sub-acute, skilled nursing facilities, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and psychiatric care facilities.


El Camino College Associate Degree Nursing
IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt