Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH

Assists the Department Director by performing clerical and administrative duties, maintains various computer databases and coordinates project documentation activities. Responsible for coordination of Texas mental health state hospital-related court orders, state hospital admission process and facilitation of return to Harris County. Coordinates activities with the Harris Center and the Harris County Jail Transportation Division. Responsible for maintaining statistics of state hospital activities related to patients pending transfer and those transferred. Performs a variety of clerical activities associated with this process. Interacts with the courts to receive state hospital-related court orders and to initiate the state hospital admission process.

Minimum Qualifications

School Education: High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience: Two (2) Years Work Experience Secretarial or Office Management using MS Access and Excel

Management Experience: Two (2) Years of Management Experience preferred

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

Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C., Typing WPM_35

Job Attributes
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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Statistical

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Equipment Operated: Desktop computer, copier, fax

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