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

Job Summary
The Director of Patient Throughput will achieve optimal patient placement and patient throughput through the direction of bed management and patient transportation. This leader will have professional interactions with the Hospital Supervisors, Emergency department and unit-based nursing and physician staff, nursing leadership, case managers, social workers and other ancillary support departments. The Director of Patient Throughput will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing Throughput management throughout the hospital, and providing leadership for strategic initiatives and resources associated with patient progression and placement.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees:
Bachelors degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, or Business Administration. Masters degree preferred

Work Experience:
Seven (7) years related administrative experience in a large health care setting.

Management Experience:
Five (5) or more years in a health care managerial role preferred.

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Writing /Correspondence, Writing / Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Excel, P.C

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Research, Statistical

Work Schedule: Flexible, Travel

Application Instructions

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