Job Description


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

Job Summary
This position is responsible for managing large, high risk project(s) or subsystems with an administrative focus from strategy development to completion. The position manages specific projects on an ongoing basis, with distinct beginnings and endings.The position maintains frequent cross-functional interactions at the senior management level and is subject matter expert to help train/mentor PM I and PM II. The position defines problems, scopes parameters, develops strategies, task/solution specifications, identifies and secures needed resources, trains members, 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. The position identifies structures of authority and processes for decision making within the project, and ultimately manages the execution of the plan and post implementation evaluation of outcomes. . Leads and participates in a collaborative team environment to achieve best possible outcomes. Demonstrates a high quality work ethic by exhibiting professional attitude, honesty and integrity.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Technology or Business Management or related field
Masters Degree in Healthcare administration, project management preferred

Licenses & Certifications: Project Management Professional Certification must be completed within 18 months of hire

Work Experience: Five (5) years Experience managing technically complex projects, large projects. Project Management experience, preferably in Hospital/Healthcare Operations
Management Experience: Three (3) years project management experience

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Research, Other; Project Schedule Management Software, Project Information / Program Management System, A/E Software

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

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