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
The Project Manager, Strategy and Operations, will plan, organize, monitor, and oversee complex projects utilizing cross functional teams to deliver defined requirements and meet Harris Health System strategic and operational objectives. The Project Manager will support all levels of leadership in Transitions and Post-Acute Care, ensuring that performance initiatives and operations are implemented efficiently system wide in a consistent, timely, and uniform manner in an effort to transform the Health System. The Project Manager will work with various clinical and operational stakeholders, vendors, information technology, legal and purchasing independently to define projects' objectives and scopes, managing internal and external relationships through effective communication. This position will collaborate with all Health System stakeholders to determine operational gaps and provide support for any project activity.

Minimum Qualifications
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field preferred

Licensure & Certification:
Six Sigma Green Belt LSSGB or Six Sigma Black Belt LSSBB required within 2 years of beginning this position.

Work Experience: Three (3) years of work experience in project management, strategic planning, or operational experience required, preferably in a healthcare environment. Master's Degree and Six Sigma Green Belt may substitute for 1 year work experience; Master's Degree and Six Sigma Black Belt may substitute for 2 years' work experience

Management Experience: Three (3) years of management experience preferred, preferably in a health care setting.

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

Proficiencies: MS Excel, MS Word, PC

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical Abilities, Medical Terminology Knowledge, Statistical Knowledge and Abilities

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Application Instructions

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