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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

Methodist Houston, TX

Company
Methodist
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23201
AJE Ref #
575958217
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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.

ICARE VALUES
System and department specific ICARE 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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and Responsibilities are cross-referenced to the hospital'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

FINANCE - 10%
1. Utilizes department resources/supplies efficiently

QUALITY/SAFETY - 35%
1. Maintains and achieves the highest standards of quality and service
2. Performs data management and analysis

SERVICE - 30%
1. Strives to exceed patients' and coworkers' expectations
2. Participates in, and may direct, problem definition and resolution activities

GROWTH/INNOVATION - 10%
1. Generates and communicates new ideas and suggestions that improve quality or service

This position description is not intended to be all inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The Houston Methodist Hospital reserves the right to revise or change 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.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
- Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
- Proficient in spreadsheet, word-processing, and presentation software
- Professional handling of exposure to confidential/sensitive information
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.