Contract Portfolio Liaison
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Contract Portfolio Liaison is responsible for coordinating various business aspects of his or her assigned contract portfolio. Assists executive sponsors/contract monitoring officers in meeting expected operational, quality and business performance goals. Proactively keeps Contract Administration leadership and personnel apprised of contract activity in the assigned portfolio. Must provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers; strongly adheres to the ServiceFIRST values: friendliness, integrity, responsibility, satisfaction and teamwork.
Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or other related field required.
Master¿s degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or other related field preferred.
Work Experience: Five (5) or more years in healthcare business operations.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Correspondence, Writing /Reports
Proficiencies: P.C., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms
Work Experience: Flexible
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.
It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.