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Pharmacy Project Manager

at Harris Health System

Posted: 11/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 148285

Job Description

About Us

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 three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

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 three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this role is to help improve the medication use processes on our journey to world-class pharmacy recognized for excellence


1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree Preferred; Six Sigma Green Belt - required; Project Management Professional certification preferred;
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 3 years of project management, or operational analytical experience Required, preferably in a healthcare environment. Project Manager Professional Certification and Six Sigma Green Belt may substitute for 1 year work experience; Masters Degree and Six Sigma Black Belt may substitute for 2 years work experience
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): 3 years of management experience preferred, preferably in a healthcare setting

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

2. Other Skills:

Analytical Design Dictation/Transcription0 Mathematics Medical Terms P.C. Research Statistical

3. Advanced Education:

Advance Training Specialty: Lean Six Sigma Green belt required; Lean Six Sigma Black belt preferred;

Bachelors Degree Major: Bachelor's Degree Required

Masters Degree Major: Business, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare systems engineering or related field (preferred)

4. Work Schedule: Flexible

5. Other Requirements: PMP certification preferred

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.

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Allied Health

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