Program Manager - IT
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 Program Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating programs, projects and delegated duties related to the daily activities of the department ensuring the development, implementation and maintenance of an effective IT Program management office.. This position is responsible for managing programs or projects with an administrative focus from strategy development to completion. The position maintains frequent cross-functional interactions at the senior management level and defines problems, scopes parameters, develops strategies, task/solution specifications, identifies and secures needed resources, and develops and updates project plans, timetables and milestones. The position maintains and distributes documentation and communication to keep members informed, on task, and on time.
a) Bachelor's Degree
b) Master's Degree (Preferred)
Work Experience: Three (3) Years Work Experience of program/project management Data management, performance improvement processes.
Management Experience: Two (2) Years of Management Experience or supervisory capacity.
a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
c) Writing/ Correspondence
a) MS Word
b) Personal Computer
a) Analytical Abilities
c) Medical Terminology Knowledge
d) Statistical Knowledge and Abilities
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Special Requirements:
Equipment Operated: Computer skills in Windows environment, word processing, data base management and reporting spreadsheets.
Other Requirements: Accuracy and thoroughness; ability to work independently.