Job Description

Job ID
Ben Taub General Hospital
Hiring Range:
Annual Minimum to Midpoint:
Full/Part Time

About Us

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 two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

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 hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile


The Cardiology Valve Program Manager (CVPM) is responsible for managing and coordinating all services required to support the individual health needs of patients requiring Cardiac Valve replacement, including Transthoracic Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).The CVPM coordinates all cardiology valve center committee meeting agendas and minutes.  The CVPM collaborates with interdisciplinary team members and the Medical Director of the Cardiology Valve Center to assure that professional and regulatory requirements are met.

The Cardiology Valve Program Manager upholds high standards of integrity and ethical behavior, mentors others, role models professionalism and participates in activities such as nursing organizations, nursing research, and the community. 


1.Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

a.Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a bachelor¿s degree in nursing required. Master¿s degree in nursing preferred. Holds at least one (1) of the following in Nursing: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree.


i.Certification in clinical specialty; if not held at the time of appointment must achieve within two years of hire, Cardiac Vascular Nursing preferred.
ii.Current license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas; current BCLS.

2.Work Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of work experience in related clinical area of practice.

3.Management Experience: Minimum of two (2) years in management or supervisory capacity.

4.Equipment Operated: Computer skills in Windows environment, word processing, data base management and reporting spreadsheets.

5.Skills/Knowledge:  Completed education on hospital coding recommended.               


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

2.Other Skills:
  Analytical  Design   Medical Terms      PC                StatisticalWord Proc

3.Advanced Education: 
Advance TrainingSpecialty: Certification in clinical specialty    

Bachelor¿s Degree       Major:  Nursing 

4.Work Schedule:  

5.Other Requirements: Computer and/or Key Entry Experience

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

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