JOB SUMMARY: Manage and lead all aspects of communication internal to assigned pavilion, working in collaboration with executive leadership and corporate communications.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or related field or equivalent experience. Bilingual skills are considered a plus. 2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 7-15 years experience in a major market news organization or in a senior PR/media relations role. Five years of experience in health care is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills and superior organizational skills are imperative. You must be a strong team player with advanced skills in MS Office and have some functional ability in a desktop publishing program like Quark Xpress and video-editing tools. Project Management experience is a plus. 3. Equipment Operated: Personal computer, cell phone, pager, motor vehicle
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Bilingual Skills Languages: Spanish preferred Writing /Composing (Correspondence/ Reports) 2. Other Skills: Analytical, P.C. Research Statistical 3. Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible ,Overtime, On Call 4. Other Requirements: Must have a Class C Drivers License, be insurable and have access to an automobile.
Internal Number: 152409
About Harris Health System
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.