Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements


Director of Operations directs and oversees all operations of the department as directed by Executive Management. Assists with directing, mentoring, and coaching of management and staff and the development of processes, policies, and procedures to ensure department functions are carried out in a timely, accurate, efficient, and customer service-oriented manner. Acts as chairperson of healthcare team. Maintains collaborative relationships with custody leadership; liaison between health services and custody leadership. Maintains knowledge base of current government and non-government healthcare compliance requirements, ensuring Harris Health System remains compliant. Collaborates with Harris Health leadership to ensure efficient processes are in place to support patient care functions and optimal outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications
Degrees / School Education / Work Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Healthcare, or related field (Or) High School Diploma or GED (And) Nine (9) Years Work Experience of related equivalent experience

Minimum of five (5) years of healthcare work experience in a correctional or detention setting with at least four (4) of these years in an administrative or supervisory capacity

Management Experience: Four (4) Years of experience

Licenses & Certifications: Related specialty certification (CCHP)

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

Proficiencies: MS Excel, MS Word, Personal Computer

Job Attributes
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terminology, Statistical

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute, Travel

Equipment Operated: General Office Equipment

Other Requirements: Experience in a correctional setting preferred, Master's degree in Healthcare Administration or related field preferred

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