Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

The ACS Operations Manager- Strategic Programs is responsible for developing/leading strategic business initiatives and programs as assigned by the Ambulatory Care Services Administrator. Efforts will focus on transforming the Ambulatory Care Services into an integrated ambulatory care delivery system that aligns with the HCHD Strategic Plan and the future environment under legislative directives. Provides direct/indirect support to ACS leadership. In conjunction with ACS leadership, ensures the efficient planning, execution, and maintenance of strategic programs according to deadlines, budget, and organizational policies and procedures. Manages and/or assists in the management of day-to-day tasks/activities for resources assigned to programs, including ensuring that tasks are completed on time and roadblocks and/or obstacles are identified and communicated to appropriate management resources. Works with interdisciplinary, cross-functional teams to achieve goals and objectives described in defined project plans.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors Degree from an accredited university. Master's Degree in Business (MBA) or Healthcare Administration (MHA).

Work Experience (Years and Area): 6 months to 3 years of experience in a health care setting.

Management Experience (Years and Area): None required. Project management experience preferred.

Equipment Operated: None required.


Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing: Correspondence, Reports

Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, PC, Research, Word 

Work Schedule: Flexible

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