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 Supp Nursing Support Coordinator (NSC) performs staffing functions on a shift-to-shift basis; assuring adequate staffing levels are maintained in the Inpatient Units, Outpatient Clinics and Emergency Department. NSC must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and handle rigorous demands. NSC must be well organized, analytical, and must be able to make tough staffing recommendations to nursing leaders. NSC must be able to build relationships, negotiate and persuade.


1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School Diploma/GED required. Associate Degree plus one (1) year related experience preferred, OR Licensed Vocational Nurse with one (1) year related experience preferred OR five (5) years commensurate experience required

2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 1 year staffing, advanced secretarial or office manager duties in health care environment; experience using Kronos software preferred

3. Management Experience (Years and Area): NA

4. Equipment Operated: Various office equipment: faxes, computers, Printers, copiers, etc.

1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports

2. Other Skills:

Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Typing wpm 35, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel

3. Advanced Education: N/A

4. Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Overtime

5. Other Requirements: Must have good organizational and interpersonal skills, strong customer relations, grammar/spelling, Ability to coordinate multiple projects and issues simultaneously; Critical thinking, problem identification and solving; negotiation; conflict management

RESPONSIBLE TO: Designated Supervisor


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