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: Manage and lead all aspects of communication internal to assigned pavilion, working in collaboration with executive leadership and corporate communications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or related field or equivalent experience. Bilingual skills are considered a plus.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 7-15 years experience in a major market news organization or in a senior PR/media relations role. Five years of experience in health care is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills and superior organizational skills are imperative. You must be a strong team player with advanced skills in MS Office and have some functional ability in a desktop publishing program like Quark Xpress and video-editing tools. Project Management experience is a plus.
3. Equipment Operated: Personal computer, cell phone, pager, motor vehicle

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) '
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) '
Bilingual Skills Required: No ' Languages: Spanish
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/ Reports)

2. Other Skills:
Analytical, P.C. ' Research ' Statistical ' '

3. Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible ,Overtime, On Call
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4. Other Requirements: Must have a Class C Drivers License, be insurable and have access to an automobile.

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