Job Description

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 three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

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

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:
Manages, plans, and coordinates all emergency management functions for area of responsibility (pavilion). Works with all levels of management, reports to various committees, and facilitates the Emergency Management Committee in order to accomplish all emergency management requirements. Manages and coordinates all emergency preparedness related regulatory requirements for area of responsibility. Manages resources and maintains control of mid to large scale projects. Ensures projects are carried out as planned in terms of objectives, time and financial constraints, and organizational policies and procedures. Leads and coordinates all project activities for equipment procurement; conducts administrative utilization reviews and evaluations, as well as clinical and business stakeholder analyses.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:
Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management, Safety, Business Administration,
Project Management OR four (4) years of experience in
related field.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area):
Three (3) years of experience in healthcare, emergency management or related field.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area):
Two (2) years of project management experience.
4. Equipment Operated:
Standard office equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/Composing Correspondence & Reports
2. Other Skills:
Analytical
Mathematics
Medical Terms
Research
Statistical
P.C.
MS Word
MS Excel
MS Access

3. Advanced Education:
Advance Training Specialty:
Microsoft Office; Microsoft Access; PeopleSoft (a plus)

4. Work Schedule: Flexible

5. Other Requirements:
Travel between Health System facilities.

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