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Grants & Contracts Prog Spec

at Harris Health System

Posted: 9/18/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 147274
Categories: Legal

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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: Responsible for program grants/contracts operations and management. Duties include grant/contract , monitoring, planning, coordinating and submitting required reports.  This position reports to the Manager, Business Operations and is responsible for providing guidance and support that promotes effective grant and contract management. This position will also prepare grant/contract reconciliations and activity reports.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  Bachelor's degree in Healthcare/Finance/Business or related field OR four (4) years of related work experience in lieu of degree; Master's Degree in Healthcare, Finance, or Business preferred

Work Experience (Years and Area):  Three (3) years of experience in writing and/or managing grants/contracts, and performing grants related activities

Equipment Operated:  Personal computer


Communication Skills: 
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)

Bilingual Skills Required:   No, but Spanish-speaking preferred

Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports

Other Skills:  Analytical; P.C.; Research; Word  Proc

Work Schedule:  Flexible

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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