Transfer Coordinator-Correctional Health
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:
County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) and Texas Department of Corrections (TDC) or other outside correctional facilities. Controls and communicates health care information to other correctional agencies to include pending/scheduled medical appointments, medications, diagnosis, special housing, chest x-ray results, TB test results, and treatments. Completes the Texas Uniform Status Update form on all patients transferring to a TDC facility prior to the patients discharge. Functions as a liaison between the HCSO, TDC facilities, and medical transport companies in regards to patient transfers/release from the HCSO. Maintains statistical data for area of assignment.
Education/specialized training/licensure: High School Diploma or GED
Work experience: Three (3) years experience in a clerical role in health care facility. Experience in Correctional Healthcare- Preferred
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports
Proficiencies: P.C., Typing wpm 30, MS Word
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime
Equipment Operated: Must have Basic level computer application experience/skill (Excel, Word, etc.)