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:
The Program Coordinator is responsible for developing/leading strategic business initiatives and programs as assigned. The Program Coordinator leads process improvement development projects to develop the framework for clinically integrated care and value measurement within the organization and within the context of the health care industry. In conjunction with Harris Health leadership, ensures the efficient planning, execution, and maintenance of strategic programs according to deadlines, budget, and organizational policies and procedures. Manages and/or assists in the management of direct reports day-to-day tasks/activities for resources assigned to programs, including ensuring that tasks are completed on time and potential barriers are identified and communicated to appropriate management resources. Works with interdisciplinary, cross-functional teams to achieve goals and objectives described in defined project plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university required, preferably in business, healthcare management, or other related field. Master's Degree in Business (MBA), Health Administration (MHA) or Public Health (MPH) preferred.
Work Experience (Years and Area): 3 years related experience with program coordination, project management, and/or process improvement.
Management Experience (Years and Area): N/A
Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment, computer software, etc.


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

Other Skills:

Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Research, Statistical
Typing 0 wpm __ Word Proc

Advanced Education:

Advance Training Specialty:
Bachelor's Degree Major: Required
Master's Degree Major: Preferred
Doctorate Major:

Work Schedule: Flexible

Other Requirements:
Possesses effective leadership skills of staff delegation, organization, and coordination of strategic programs and projects.
Knowledge of the strategic direction of the organization from an operational, financial, and clinical perspective.
Knowledge of relevant Federal, State, and local laws and regulations and health care industry trends.
Possesses strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact and communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Ability to maintain a variety of internal and external contacts.
Ability to multi-task and establish priorities with a high degree of organizational skills. Should be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines.

Application Instructions

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