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Project Specialist

Job Ref: 27156

Talent Area: Other

Location:
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77030

Area/Department: Operations Integration & Optim

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: PRN

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week

M - F: PRN (2 days out of week)



Company Profile

Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.  Houston Methodist directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 73 operating rooms and over 5,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.


Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

The Project Specialist provides analytical and specialized technical support to department management. Responsible for specific moderately complex, project-oriented assignments which include leading, coordinating and completing projects related to operational activities. The Project Specialist works under the guidance of more senior staff.

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

Select the applicable age group(s) of primary customers/patients served by this position.

¿ Not applicable                   

¿ Neonate (Birth to 28 days)

¿ Infants/Toddlers (29 days to 18 months)

¿ Toddler (18 months to 3 years)

¿ Preschooler (3-6 years)

¿ School Age (6-12 years)

¿ Adolescence (12-18 years)

¿ Young Adult (19-40 Years)

¿ Middle Adult (40-65 Years)

¿ Mature Adult (65 years and older)

 

HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS

 

  1. Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:

 

INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.

COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.

ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.

RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.

EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate. 

 

  1. Focuses on patient/customer safety
  2. Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
  3. Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
  4. Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
  5. Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job

 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties and Responsibilities are cross-referenced to Houston Methodist’s Pillars of Excellence and will be transferred to the Performance Evaluation.

 

PEOPLE – 15%

  1. Interacts with others in a supportive, respectful manner
  2. Presents information to management to support decision-making

 

SERVICE – 30%

  1. Strives to exceed patients' and coworkers' expectations
  2. Participates in, and may direct, problem definition and resolution activities

 

QUALITY/SAFETY – 35%

  1. Maintains and achieves the highest standards of quality and service
  2. Performs data management and analysis

 

FINANCE – 10%

  1. Utilizes department resources/supplies efficiently

 

GROWTH/INNOVATION – 10%

  1. Generates and communicates new ideas and suggestions that improve quality or service

 

 

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned.  Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Three (3) years of experience in related discipline to include 1 year of experience of project management experience.

MBA or MHA accepted in lieu of experience. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Please list below the required Certifications, Licenses and Registrations. 

 


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.