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

JOB SUMMARY: The Administrative Director performs responsible, professional and administrative tasks in directing the operations and activities of the Materials Management which includes the following divisions:  Purchasing, Central Supply, Receiving, Linen, Forms Management, Property Control, Copy Center, Mailrooms and Property Control. Additionally, the Administrative Director is also responsible for analyzing and managing the Harris Health System medical supply budget.


1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's
Degree. (Business and Healthcare Management)  
Master's Degree desired.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Five (5) years of senior level verifiable administrative/managerial
Experience in areas Healthcare.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): Five years Senior level supervisory experience                                                            
4. Equipment Operated: Desk and Laptop computer experience (Microsoft Office).

1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual Skills Required:    No
Writing /Composing   (Correspondence /Reports)

2.    Other Skills:
Analytical    Medical Terms      P.C.         Research     Statistical      Typing-30 wpm 

3.  Work Schedule:   Flexible    Travel        On-Call

4.  Other Requirements: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

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