University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

Full time
 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Texas, USA
Provides paraprofessional social work services in the recruitment and admission of clients for a clinic or hospital. Provides services related to routine and general problems which do not require a professional social worker. Position Key Accountabilities: 1. Performs initial intake interviews with patients and/or their families. Screens clients and assesses client’s needs. 2. Provides clients with orientation to the campus. Explains procedures and answers basic questions about the program. 3. Facilitates the completion of medical evaluation and a psychological or psychiatric evaluation for prospective clients. 4. Facilitates the completion of all documents required for admission, including documents for on-site schooling. 5. Facilitates transfer of clients to campus including transportation needs. 6. Records data related to relocation of clients/research subjects and activities in which individuals participate. 7. Codes and keys data into data files and maintains files in an orderly manner. 8. Coordinates with referral agencies/organizations for admission of prospective clients providing them with accurate and up-to-date information. 9. Identifies and develops additional sources of clients. 10. Maintains positive relationships with existing referral sources. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.
Sep 23, 2019
Full time
 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Texas, USA
Provides general and varied business and financial operations support to a department or group of professionals under general supervision. Makes general to complex business process decisions requiring a comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of regulations, policies, procedures and business practices. Specific departments may provide additional guidance with a departmental position description.   Position Key Accountabilities: Coordinates the day to day business and financial processes. May trend past performance and forecast future financials. Verifies accuracy of all personnel and payroll transactions to conform to university policies and procedures and ensures actions are prepared and processed in a timely manner. Regularly handles confidential information and sensitive issues. Reviews personnel action forms regarding: appointments, promotions, separations, salary increases and fund source changes. Ensures the necessary approvals are secured. Coordinates and schedules Human Resources activities including recruiting and selection for classified staff. Monitors open encumbrances. Monitors expenditures and provides a report on the budget status as requested. Provides a comparison between actual and budget. Monitors travel, purchasing, payroll, timekeeping, contracts and grants. Responsible for acquisition of documents needed to monitor adherence to grant or program requirements. Maintains departmental equipment and space inventories. Monitors fund sources to verify accuracy to budgetary restrictions. Takes necessary steps to comply with restrictions. Provides approval of purchase requisitions based on established signature authority guidelines. May direct and manage the daily activities of the department/program through administrative staff. May create and edit various communications materials for the department/program, which may include printed materials, web site content and/or department newsletters. May train entry level support staff. May lead support staff. May assist with interviewing, orientation and scheduling of staff. May provide input into lower level staff performance evaluations Generally serves as an administrative liaison with others within and outside assigned areas regarding business and financial issues on purchasing, personnel, facilities and operations. Advises on financial and business practices, may draft policies and procedures as assigned by supervisor.  Responsible for making routine business and financial decisions and judgment calls, and may assist or make recommendations regarding complex or impactful decisions. Other duties as assigned.  
Sep 23, 2019
Full time
 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, TX, USA
Provides patient care assistance in a clinic or hospital setting in one or more specialized areas under the direction of a primary care physician.   Position Key Accountabilities: 1.  Conducts complex, standardized patient care procedures which require experience and specialized training which would otherwise be performed by a physician but which do not constitute the practice of medicine. 2.  Assesses patient’s medical complaints and provides appropriate treatment. 3.  Assists in collecting patient histories, screens for tuberculosis, and provides guidance and preventative health to students. 4.  Performs physical examinations and provides episodic care or problem-oriented care under the supervision of a physician.  5.  Orders appropriate laboratory tests and interprets the laboratory data such as blood and urine samples. 6.  Monitors the treatment program of the patient to inform the attending physician of pertinent medical information. 7.  Provides guidance and instruction in preventive health care to patients. 8.  Provide counseling in various areas such as birth control and family planning. 9.  Assists physicians in formulating therapeutic decisions. 10.  Prepares chart documentation for review and counter signature by the physician. 11.  Prepares and cares for supplies and equipment. 12.  Responds to emergency situations. 13.  Performs other duties as assigned.
Sep 23, 2019