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:
Functions as a patient advocate for surgical patients throughout the preoperative period and provides clerical coordination of Elective Surgical Waiting List in conjunction with the Preoperative Screening Clinic and individual surgical services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  High School Graduate (or equivalent); College experience preferred

Work Experience:  2 years in acute inpatient or ambulatory health care; perioperative experience preferred

Equipment Operated:  Typical office equipment (computer, copier, fax, etc...)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:   

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Other Skills:
Analytical, CRT, Medical Terms, P.C., Word Proc.

Work Schedule:  Flexible, Overtime

Other Requirements:  Experience utilizing intermediate concepts of Microsoft Office software, particularly EXCEL.

Application Instructions

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