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 Facilities Project Director will provide Pavilion level project oversight for projects under the Harris Health $2.9-billion Strategic Capital Plan.   Directly responsible for requirements development, monitoring and executing the facilities planning construction program at the assigned Pavilion. Exercises oversight and management responsibility for all program requirements, including supervision of all assigned project staff; development and continued improvement of program standards, procedures, and processes; operational execution of program directives as determined by senior departmental leadership. Facilitates program planning meetings to establish multi-year program forecast for strategic project planning and budgeting; creates and maintains integrative relationships with Information Technology, Facility and Biomedical Engineering, Clinical, and Administrative departments for program activity and continuity; responsible for assigned staff competency training oversight and development; works collaboratively with pavilion Engineering Directors to identify and program critical infrastructure replacement strategy, identify next generation energy efficient technology as part of replacement strategy, assists with the master planning of facility projects and oversight and monitoring for all code and compliance impacts related to facility renovation/construction projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor Degree in engineering design, construction or related technical degree preferred.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:  CHFM certification and/or PMP preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE (Years and Area): 8 years in Healthcare-Design/Construction & Construction Administration with an emphasis on project team leadership and development;

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE (Years and Area): 6 years of Project Management; 4 years minimum of leading teams in a multidisciplinary healthcare environment;

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing/Composing, Writing/Reports

PROFICIENCIES:  MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, P.C. 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:  Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical

WORK SCHEDULE:  Flexible (Travel between Harris Health facilities)


EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED:  Supervisory Responsibilities

EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Plotters, Computer, Scanners, A/E tools, Project Management Software

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