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Career Opportunities

Learn more about excellent career opportunities! Consider applying for these open positions at our various member organizations.

HCPHES (Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services) has two positions housed in its newest division, Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention (NCDP), which was launched in September 2014 to focus efforts in nutritional, physical, and mental health – one as a key program manager and the other as a chronic disease-focused physician leadership position:

Physician (M.D.), Chronic Disease Prevention
The Chronic Disease Prevention (CDP) Physician will provide leadership, oversight & operational management for the CDP Unit (CDPU). S/he will have department-wide responsibilities such as coordinating chronic disease prevention efforts by providing evidence-based expertise, serving as alternate Local Health Authority, providing clinical direction & direct patient care as required. Learn more.

Program Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention
The Chronic Disease Program (CDP) Manager will provide leadership, plan, organize and direct CDP operations – especially in the initial building of this exciting new areas at HCPHES. S/he will have close coordination with other HCPHES departments and with NCDP coworkers. Learn more.

One additional HCPHES infectious disease physician leadership position in the strong Disease Control & Clinical Prevention (DCCP) division is:

Physician (M.D.), Infectious Diseases
The Chief of Disease Control & Medical Epidemiology (DCME) to provide leadership, oversight and overall operational management for the DCME Section (including Epidemiology, Tuberculosis, Refugee Health, HIV Services, etc.). S/he will have department-wide responsibilities such as serving as alternate Local Health Authority, providing medical direction, and direct patient care. Learn more.

Evaluation Officer
he Episcopal Health Foundation is a new organization with a $1.2 billion endowment and a strategic plan focused on transformation to healthy communities. We are urgently expanding the search in hopes of hiring someone relatively soon. This position requires at a minimum a graduate degree and 2 years of experience, preferably working in a similar role. The compensation range is $80-125K, depending on qualifications.
More to know about the position and the organization:

  • The Foundation is taking a systems approach to improving community health.  Therefore this person needs to have a strong theoretical background and an ability to plan and work at multiple levels.
  • We’re looking for a candidate that can collaboratively create and manage a Strategic Learning and Evaluation System
  • The right person will have a thorough approach to the development of indicators, quantitative and qualitative skills for analysis, and will also be able to speak at a high level about what they mean and how they feed into the Foundation’s planning and strategy.

Learn more about the position in this PDF.

Navigator/Community Health Worker: General Population Manager of Patient Navigation

Responsible for outreach and health promotion to adults and families residing in neighborhoods located near a Good Neighbor Healthcare Center to increase awareness and the need for health prevention, medical, dental, and behavioral health services.

Essential functions are those tasks, duties, and responsibilities that comprise the means of accomplishing the job’s purpose and objectives. Essential functions are critical or fundamental to the performance of the job. They are the major functions for which the person in the job is held accountable. • Responsible for Outreach and health promotion activities to be conducted in neighborhoods, door-door, agencies, churches, park, recreation facilities, schools, etc. •Responsible for increase of growth of patients •Responsible for community awareness of GNHC •Build and maintain partnerships with Community Based Organizations via meetings/presentations. •Navigate patients through GNHC health services. •Responsible for documentation of program data and statistics. •Responsible for Community Health education and GNHC promotion presentations to be done individually or group setting. •Identify adults and families in need of services for assistance and/or referral. •Assist in facilitating presentations, workshops, events and other functions pertaining to adult and family outreach. •Assist with coordination of appointments for adult and family in medical, dental, behavioral health and patient education services at GNHC based on individual or family risks/needs. •Coordinate outreach and educational activities around specific health ‘Awareness Month’ activities. •Coordinate health related and/or educational activities in collaboration with CBO’s for onsite patient services •Participate in community health fairs. •Coordinate health services/screenings and risk assessments, which may include glucose, blood pressure, or immunizations for community events. •Attend meetings, events and trainings to assist with GNHC growth. •Conduct outreach in the community to increase understanding of preventative and maintenance health care, dental, and behavioral health services. •Assist in setting appointments for GNHC services. •Coordinate with GNHC staff and Eligibility Department to increase client access to clinic services. •Prepare reports and documents as needed or requested. •Other duties as reasonably assigned. •Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to insure a professional, responsible and courteous environment. •Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a team to facilitate the department’s ability to meet its goals and objectives. •Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job–related hazards. •Attends all required safety education programs. •Maintains work area and equipment in condition required by GNHC standards. •Reports safety concerns promptly to appropriate personnel. •Must be flexible with schedule to work weekend and/or evenings. •Must be willing to travel and have a reliable source of transportation.

Education & Training Requirements
•High School Diploma/GED •Bachelor’s Degree Preferred. •Fluent in Spanish

Work Experience Requirements •1-2 years related experience. •Maintain job certifications •TB Test annually •Computer literate with knowledge in medical terminology. •Proficient in mathematical skills. •Proficient in public speaking and management •Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions •Must pass criminal background check.

If interested, please contact:
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Harris County Healthcare Alliance currently has no open positions. We appreciate your interest!