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 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.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:

a.  Associate Degree four plus (4+) years applicable experience OR ten plus (10+) years commensurate experience required;
b.  A Bachelor Degree with two (2) years applicable experience OR ten (10) years experience with operations and program support and completion of approved technical college training course(s) preferred.

Work Experience: Four (4) years 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.  

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

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