Project Manager, Emergency Preparedness
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
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.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:
Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management, Safety, Business Administration,
Project Management OR four (4) years of experience in
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.
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/Composing Correspondence & Reports
2. Other Skills:
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.