Harris Health System seeks an experienced leader, Care Integration Manager, in patient care integration to join its department of Population Health Transformation, which has oversight of the system's transformative model of care encompassing the continuum of care coordination, social determinants of health, value-based financing strategies, community collaboration and outreach, and research and analytics. This clinical expert will collaborate in a fast-paced team environment to foster a comprehensive, cohesive, and coordinated approach to the care of patients over time and across a continuum of care settings, with a focus on improving outcomes and/or lowering costs for high-risk populations. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong subject matter expertise; outstanding critical thinking, communication, and team management skills; experience collaborating with medical schools/clinical partners in a matrixed environment; familiarity with care compliance and accreditation standards; and a commitment to the diverse families we serve as the fourth largest safety-net health care system in the nation.
The Care Integration Manager is responsible for the operational, human resource, quality, and financial management of assigned area(s)/programs. This manager works with leadership to translate pavilion and department strategic goals into a plan suitable for the area's unique operational needs. The manager leads implementation and evaluation of the plan and provides reports relevant to achievement of goals. As applicable, the manager is responsible for assuring that Harris Health System's care practice models are implemented and targeted outcomes achieved in assigned area(s)/program(s). The manager provides oversight to ensure care delivery, quality management, and staff utilization patterns are congruent with practice frameworks. The manager is responsible for fostering an environment that cultivates exemplary, integrated patient care. The manager mentors others, role models professionalism, and participates in professional development, research, and community activities.
Education/Licensure/Specialized Training: Bachelors degree in Nursing or related field required. Masters degree in health related field is preferred. If the manager is not responsible for supervising licensed nurses, a Bachelors degree in a related field is required/accepted.
Licensure/Certification: Applicable professional certification in administration or clinical specialty is to be completed within two (2) years, if not held at the time of appointment.
Work Experience: Four (4) years of progressive, outcome oriented clinical experience with expertise in the care of high-risk patients.
Management Experience: Two (2) years related management/leadership experience in program development and operations, with emphasis on effective quality/process improvement and efficient resource utilization. Excellent interpersonal skills to foster an interdisciplinary team approach to services and program delivery.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports)
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, PC, Research, Statistical
Advanced Education: Advance Training Specialty: Certification in admin. or clinical specialty Bachelor's Degree - Major: Nursing or related field
Work Schedule: Holidays, Flexible, Travel, On-Call
Other Requirements: Familiarity with federal and local healthcare regulatory requirements
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.