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 - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH

Controls and communicates information to Harris Health community/specialty clinics to include scheduling appointments, x-rays, laboratory results, and coordinates the returning of results.  Responsible for notifying the Transportation Division of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office of the need to transport the inmates to various clinics the following day. Maintains a database/log of pending appointment in the Harris Health Specialty clinic. Works in collaboration with the Harris Health Patient Access Management (PAM) team. Prepares physician consults to send to Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital (LBJGH), Ben Taub General Hospital (BTGH), or other health care agencies in order to schedule appointments for various clinics unable to be accessed through the Harris Health System’s EPIC system.  For those clinics accessed through the Harris Health System EPIC, enters referral requests electronically. Completes all administrative processes and forms for patients attending telehealth appointment inside the Harris County Jail facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  High School Diploma/GED

Work Experience:  Two (2) years Secretarial or Office Management experience using MS Access and Excel

Management Experience (Years and Area): Two (2) years Preferred

Equipment Operated: Desktop computer, copier, fax

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

Other Skills:

Analytical, Statistical, Typing wpm 35-45, Word Processing, P.C.

Work Schedule:  Overtime, Eligible for Telecommute

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