JOB SUMMARY: The Program Coordinator is responsible for developing/leading strategic business initiatives and programs as assigned by the assigned leader (Senior Vice President level or above). Program Coordinator leads process improvement development projects to develop the framework for departmental programs and values measurement within the organization and within the context of the health care industry. In conjunction with Harris Health leadership, ensures the efficient planning, execution, and maintenance of strategic programs according to deadlines, budget, and organizational policies and procedures. Manages and/or assists in the management of day-to-day tasks/activities for resources assigned to programs, including ensuring that tasks are completed on time and potential barriers are identified and communicated to appropriate management resources. Works with cross-functional teams to achieve goals and objectives described in defined project plans.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's Degree business, healthcare management, or other related field. Master's Degree in Business (MBA), Health Administration (MHA) or Public Health (MPH) preferred.
Work Experience (Years and Area): 3 years related experience with program coordination, project management, and/or process improvement.
Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment, computer software, etc.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing Correspondence, Writing /Composing Reports
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, P.C., Research, Statistical, Word
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: Possesses effective leadership skills of delegation, organization, and coordination of strategic programs and projects. Knowledge of the strategic direction of the organization from an operational and financial. Possesses strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact and communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Ability to maintain a variety of internal and external contacts. Ability to multi-task and establish priorities with a high degree of organizational skills. Should be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines.
Internal Number: 148688
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.