Harris Health System
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Program Manager (Chest Pain) - Ben Taub Hospital - Cardiology Services Admin
at Harris Health System
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Chest Pain Program Manager (CPPM) is responsible for managing all services required to meet the individual health needs of patients admitted for chest pain. The CCPM applies expertise in ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)/ Non-STEMI (NSTEMI) care and facilitates: patient care, multidisciplinary communication and collaboration, initiation of new consultation, quality assessment/audit; and leads/participates in education, data collection/reporting and research. The CCPM utilizes available resources to promote quality and cost effective outcomes.
a.Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a bachelors degree in nursing required. Masters degree in nursing preferred.
i.Certification in clinical specialty recommended; if not held at the time of appointment, must achieve within one year of hire
ii.Current license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas; current American Heart Association Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support
2.Work experience: Three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in cardiovascular/CCU ICU, cath lab or emergency department. Data management, performance improvement processes and clinical analysis experience preferred
3.Management experience: Two (2) years in management or supervisory capacity.
4.Equipment Operated: Computer skills in Windows environment, word processing, data base
management and reporting spreadsheets.
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual Skills Required: No
Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports)
Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Statistical, Word Proc,, Excel, Word and power point
4.Other Requirements: Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to read and interpret medical records and laboratory reports. Accuracy and thoroughness; ability to work independently.
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.
It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.