Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The Operations Coordinator I (OC I) is responsible for providing administrative support for a department and assisting with coordinating assigned projects and programs. This includes assisting with/supporting: development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation. The OC I also provides assistance/support for: coordinating administrative activities related to assigned projects/programs; event planning and implementation; managing the project/program logistics; coordinating meetings, conferences, educational activities, and other related events; developing and dissemination of program/project materials; communication for project/program; data collection, collating, and reporting; and the coordination of and/or development and maintenance of databases to support program/project activities. Additionally the OC I may assist in: conducting literature reviews to support project/program activities; and maintaining websites related to assigned project/program.
The OC I assists in providing administrative support to the department and actively supports/assists facilitation of departmental operations and goal attainment.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees / Work Experience / School Education:
Bachelor's Degree (And) Two (2) Years Work Experience in an advanced secretarial position or in an office management position; work history in medical/educational related environment preferred. Program/project management experience preferred.
(Or)
Associate's Degree (And) Four (4) Years Work Experience in an advanced secretarial position or 2-3 years in office management position; work history in medical/educational related environment preferred. Program/project management experience preferred.
(Or)
High School Diploma or GED (And) Six (6) Years Work Experience in an advanced secretarial or two to three (2-3) years in office management position; work history in medical/educational related environment preferred. Program/project management experience preferred.

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

Proficiencies: MS Word, Personal Computer, Typing 30 WPM

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Transcription, Medical Terms, Mathematics, Research, Statistical

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Equipment Operated: Various office equipment: fax machines, computers, printers, copiers, scanners, etc

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