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 Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) is responsible for coordinating activities to facilitate patient care including monitoring, maintaining, and promoting patient's compliance with disease management, wellness/preventive services, appointments, scheduling, referrals, tests, and follow-up visits. The PCC serves as a point of contact, advocate, and information resource for patient, family, care team, payers, and community resources. The coordinator facilitates patient access to appropriate resources and utilization of available systems and processes. The PCC complies with quality standards and practices necessary to meet outcome targets for patient populations. All of the above reference activities can occur telephonically, in-clinic, and/or in the patient's home.


Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. 
  • Current licensure as Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas.

Work Experience:  Three (3) years experience in  acute or post-acute care.

Preferred experience includes: 

  • experience in caring for chronic disease patients,
  • previous Care Coordination, Case Management or Home Health experience
  • Maternal Health experience

Equipment Operated:   Computer and other office equipment


1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Bilingual Skills (preferred): Spanish/English; English/Vietnamese

Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports)

2. Other Skills:
Analytical  Medical Terms  PC  Word Proc.     

3. Work Schedule:  
Weekends Flexible  Overtime  Travel   75% 

4. Other Requirements:
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Be attentive to details
Ability to communicate proficiently through technology (e.g., email, etc.).
Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner.
Competent in Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word,  PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook

Application Instructions

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