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    Elizabeth Greever Our June meeting is next week, June 3rd, at 6PM! Please RSVP @
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    Elizabeth Greever NAPW The Woodlands May meeting is May 6th at 6PM at The Woodlands Country Club, Palmer Course. RSVP Here:
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    Michelle Rukny <- Gorgeous Waterfront Estate custom video/photography for my listings! If you are in the market to buy or sell your home, or know anyone who does - I would love to help in this process. I go the extra mile to market and promote my listings and give each client special staging tips & discounts as well as Professional Photography, Videography & Aerial Photography services as part of my marketing plan! Let me do the work for you!
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    Elizabeth Greever NAPW March Meeting - Photos by Connie McNabb cc.phototx@gmail.com - If you are going to download or share this photo, please make a donation to a charity of your choice and email Connie to let her know who you have helped.
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    Elizabeth Greever Our April meeting is coming up next week and we are so excited to have Rudy Lopez come and speak with us. Please RSVP @ Look forward to seeing you all there! Warm Regards, Elizabeth
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    Houston Texans, the University of Houston and Texas A&M - PART TIME - FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING
    PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE AD! YOU BRING A GREAT ATTITUDE and WE WILL GIVE YOU THE TOOLS TO SUCCEED!     How would you like to have an opportunity to work every HOUSTON TEXANS GAME as well as many other events in Houston at some of the nation's best venues, at some of the world's most exciting events!! Have you always wondered what it would be like to be a part of the city's most exciting concerts, conventions and sporting events? What about the biggest events in the world! NFL GAMES, COLLEGE FOOTBALL, CONCERTS, and much more.   BEST PART TIME JOB EVER!   Work at NRG STADIUM for HOUSTON TEXANS FOOTBALL, TDECU STADIUM for the HOUSTON COUGARS, and KYLE FIELD for the TEXAS A&M AGGIE seasons.    We staff multiple positions to include entry points, ushering, field security etc. This job is great for people wanting to add to current income, people working around their school schedule, or if you are just looking for a part time job. If you have the ability to give outstanding customer service we will train you to further your knowledge working events. If you have supervisor, security or other crowd management experience we have other positions that will fit your skill set. Don't wait, apply today and become part of our CSC family!   CSC, "The Leader in Crowd Management", is looking for dedicated, Security, Guest Management, Customer Service and Crowd Management professionals who want to work one of the best PART-TIME jobs around. We can work around your current work or school schedule. You must be customer service minded. If you can't smile, interact with others, and provide exceptional customer service . . . DON'T APPLY!   You must be able to work in one location for long periods of time in all types of weather. You must be comfortable working in and around large crowds. Here is some important job information: 1) This is a part-time job. However, almost all full-time staff started as part-time staff and proved their abilities. There is room for advancement. 2) The starting pay rate for these positions are $8.10 per hour to start. Experience in our industry, supervisory ability, or other high levels of experience MAY qualify you for Supervisor positions. 3) You must be willing to work some weekends and evenings. Most of our large events are on Fridays, Saturday, and Sundays. Occasionally, events are during the week. 4) You must be willing to stand and for extended periods and work in inclement weather if needed. 5) Applicants must be prepared to follow a strict online application process that will require you to complete several steps. 6) You must be at least 18 years of age with at least a High school diploma or GED and no felony criminal convictions.   YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE AND SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW.  
    Houston Texans, the University of Houston and Texas A&M - PART TIME - FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING
    PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE AD! YOU BRING A GREAT ATTITUDE and WE WILL GIVE YOU THE TOOLS TO SUCCEED!     How would you like to have an opportunity to work every HOUSTON TEXANS GAME as well as many other events in Houston at some of the nation's best venues, at some of the world's most exciting events!! Have you always wondered what it would be like to be a part of the city's most exciting concerts, conventions and sporting events? What about the biggest events in the world! NFL GAMES, COLLEGE FOOTBALL, CONCERTS, and much more.   BEST PART TIME JOB EVER!   Work at NRG STADIUM for HOUSTON TEXANS FOOTBALL, TDECU STADIUM for the HOUSTON COUGARS, and KYLE FIELD for the TEXAS A&M AGGIE seasons.    We staff multiple positions to include entry points, ushering, field security etc. This job is great for people wanting to add to current income, people working around their school schedule, or if you are just looking for a part time job. If you have the ability to give outstanding customer service we will train you to further your knowledge working events. If you have supervisor, security or other crowd management experience we have other positions that will fit your skill set. Don't wait, apply today and become part of our CSC family!   CSC, "The Leader in Crowd Management", is looking for dedicated, Security, Guest Management, Customer Service and Crowd Management professionals who want to work one of the best PART-TIME jobs around. We can work around your current work or school schedule. You must be customer service minded. If you can't smile, interact with others, and provide exceptional customer service . . . DON'T APPLY!   You must be able to work in one location for long periods of time in all types of weather. You must be comfortable working in and around large crowds. Here is some important job information: 1) This is a part-time job. However, almost all full-time staff started as part-time staff and proved their abilities. There is room for advancement. 2) The starting pay rate for these positions are $8.10 per hour to start. Experience in our industry, supervisory ability, or other high levels of experience MAY qualify you for Supervisor positions. 3) You must be willing to work some weekends and evenings. Most of our large events are on Fridays, Saturday, and Sundays. Occasionally, events are during the week. 4) You must be willing to stand and for extended periods and work in inclement weather if needed. 5) Applicants must be prepared to follow a strict online application process that will require you to complete several steps. 6) You must be at least 18 years of age with at least a High school diploma or GED and no felony criminal convictions.   YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE AND SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW.  
    PROJECT DIRECTOR - THE WOODLANDS
    Work Shift: DAYWork Week: M - FCompany ProfileHouston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers.  HM consists of eight hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and seven community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area.  HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities.  FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.Houston Methodist The Woodlands will be the eighth in the Houston Methodist system, offering The Woodlands community a full-service, acute care hospital with many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center.  Construction includes a $380 million campus with 193-beds, 470,000-square-foot facility and a 150,000-square-foot medical office building, which will open in early 2016.Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, located at the intersection of TX 242 and I-45, is scheduled to open in 2017. Job SummaryThe Project Director, under minimal guidance, leads projects which span across multiple departments and entities and are of a highly confidential nature and of extremely high strategic value to senior management and the Board of Directors. Presents pertinent and actionable strategic level information. Responsible for significant financial and capital resources to complete assigned projects. HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONSI.  Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE 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.  II.  Focuses on patient/customer safetyIII.  Delivers personalized service using Houston Methodist (HM) Service StandardsIV.  Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)V.  Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being metVI.  Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIESPEOPLE – 25%Build and gain consensus of stakeholders for strategic initiatives        Serve as an internal expert in change management and develops related skills of others    SERVICE – 20%Serves as a communication link between management, staff, and outside agents as neededResponsible for directing, developing, and implementing operational projects as assignedQUALITY/SAFETY – 25%Completes and presents current state analysis and projects future state improvementsFINANCE – 20%Directs utilization of human, financial and physical resources within constraints of operating indicatorsGROWTH/INNOVATION – 10%Leads development of strategies for creative and futuristic planning for delivery of servicesThis job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned.  Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Master’s degree (MBA or MHA)  EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSEight (8) years of experience in related discipline to include 5 years of experience in a management role where the emphasis has been focused on organizational change. (HM Fellow accepted in lieu of 3 years of experience.) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDSufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or securityAbility to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principlesAbility to successfully influence others        Success at being a change agent for organization-wide initiatives        Ability to work under pressure and balance competing priorities        Strong analytical and interpersonal skills        Professional handling of exposure to confidential/sensitive informationEqual Employment OpportunityHouston 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.
    PROJECT DIRECTOR - THE WOODLANDS
    Work Shift: DAYWork Week: M - FCompany ProfileHouston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers.  HM consists of eight hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and seven community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area.  HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities.  FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.Houston Methodist The Woodlands will be the eighth in the Houston Methodist system, offering The Woodlands community a full-service, acute care hospital with many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center.  Construction includes a $380 million campus with 193-beds, 470,000-square-foot facility and a 150,000-square-foot medical office building, which will open in early 2016.Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, located at the intersection of TX 242 and I-45, is scheduled to open in 2017. Job SummaryThe Project Director, under minimal guidance, leads projects which span across multiple departments and entities and are of a highly confidential nature and of extremely high strategic value to senior management and the Board of Directors. Presents pertinent and actionable strategic level information. Responsible for significant financial and capital resources to complete assigned projects. HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONSI.  Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE 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.  II.  Focuses on patient/customer safetyIII.  Delivers personalized service using Houston Methodist (HM) Service StandardsIV.  Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)V.  Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being metVI.  Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIESPEOPLE – 25%Build and gain consensus of stakeholders for strategic initiatives        Serve as an internal expert in change management and develops related skills of others    SERVICE – 20%Serves as a communication link between management, staff, and outside agents as neededResponsible for directing, developing, and implementing operational projects as assignedQUALITY/SAFETY – 25%Completes and presents current state analysis and projects future state improvementsFINANCE – 20%Directs utilization of human, financial and physical resources within constraints of operating indicatorsGROWTH/INNOVATION – 10%Leads development of strategies for creative and futuristic planning for delivery of servicesThis job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned.  Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Master’s degree (MBA or MHA)  EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSEight (8) years of experience in related discipline to include 5 years of experience in a management role where the emphasis has been focused on organizational change. (HM Fellow accepted in lieu of 3 years of experience.) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDSufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or securityAbility to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principlesAbility to successfully influence others        Success at being a change agent for organization-wide initiatives        Ability to work under pressure and balance competing priorities        Strong analytical and interpersonal skills        Professional handling of exposure to confidential/sensitive informationEqual Employment OpportunityHouston 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.
    DIRECTOR FACILITY SERVICES - THE WOODLANDS
    Work Shift: DAYWork Week: M - FCompany ProfileHouston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers.  HM consists of eight hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and seven community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area.  HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities.  FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.Houston Methodist The Woodlands will be the eighth in the Houston Methodist system, offering The Woodlands community a full-service, acute care hospital with many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center.  Construction includes a $380 million campus with 193-beds, 470,000-square-foot facility and a 150,000-square-foot medical office building, which will open in early 2016.Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, located at the intersection of TX 242 and I-45, is scheduled to open in 2017. Job SummaryProvides leadership and strategic direction and management directly and through subordinate Managers to the departments and functions of:  Plant Operations, to include building, equipment, and grounds maintenance, Central Plant Operations, Utility Management and Biomedical Engineering.   Provides oversight assistance to campus construction projects.  Has primary accountability for Environment of Care compliance with accreditation standards, compliance with OSHA and other safety related regulatory agencies, and disaster planning.  Serves as Hospital Safety Officer. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Leads staff, management and physician committees in setting related goals to ensure seamless quality care throughout the health-illness continuum.  Leads and directs initiatives to improve patient and hospital operations and service quality.  Delegates effectively by entrusting responsibility and authority to others. Leads changeLeads through vision and valuesValues diversity Sets goals and objectives and develops an implementation system to reach those goals.  Leads development of strategies for creative and futuristic planning for delivery of services.  Collaborates with medical staff, executives, hospital leaders, and hospital staff to assure goals are in congruence.Utilizes business acumenDrives for resultsSets specific goals and objectives Integrates current knowledge of all areas of responsibility and management theories and concepts into the practice environment.  Establishes goals for own professional growth including participation in professional organizations.  Serves an internal expert in data management and develops related skills of others.Develops othersExhibits empowerment of staff Directs utilization of human, financial and physical resources within constraints of operating indicators.  Appropriately utilizes benchmarking data to lead the delivery of high quality and cost effective patient care which is in concert with the philosophy of the Hospital.Works within budget allocationEnsures employee satisfaction Ensures the timely, complete and accurate exchange of information (written and verbal) and ideas.  Informs senior management of pertinent information.  Serves as a communication link between management, staff, and outside agents as needed.  Serves as a content expert to the Board of Trustees and prepares reports that are professionally written and provide an accurate interpretation of the information.Builds trustCommunicates with impactDevelops Strategic Relationships Role models the I CARE values and complies with Business Practices standards. Demonstrates Service Standards. Follows all safety rules while on duty, reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree required. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Ten years progressive plant operations management experience of which at least five years are hospital or health care related.     SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDDemonstrated substantial knowledge and experience with:Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing operationsEnergy management systemsLife safety systemsEmergency power systemsStructural systemsFinancial and budget administrationConstruction Management Ability to flex schedule to meet needs of the role. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience with Various information systems and computer applicationsAbility to effectively interact professionally with all levels of personnel, management and physicians. WORKING ENVIRONMENTFrequent inspection tours of the central plants and all other areas of the buildings.  Travel to off-site facilities may be required.  Walking, standing, and sitting required.  May be required to climb steps and ladders.  Exposure to noise from mechanical systems.  Office, clinical and non-clinical areas of facility.  Some travel required.  First year, 2016, will be in construction environment of building new hospital and accompanying buildings and central plant.Equal Employment OpportunityHouston 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.
    DIRECTOR FACILITY SERVICES - THE WOODLANDS
    Work Shift: DAYWork Week: M - FCompany ProfileHouston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers.  HM consists of eight hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and seven community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area.  HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities.  FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.Houston Methodist The Woodlands will be the eighth in the Houston Methodist system, offering The Woodlands community a full-service, acute care hospital with many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center.  Construction includes a $380 million campus with 193-beds, 470,000-square-foot facility and a 150,000-square-foot medical office building, which will open in early 2016.Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, located at the intersection of TX 242 and I-45, is scheduled to open in 2017. Job SummaryProvides leadership and strategic direction and management directly and through subordinate Managers to the departments and functions of:  Plant Operations, to include building, equipment, and grounds maintenance, Central Plant Operations, Utility Management and Biomedical Engineering.   Provides oversight assistance to campus construction projects.  Has primary accountability for Environment of Care compliance with accreditation standards, compliance with OSHA and other safety related regulatory agencies, and disaster planning.  Serves as Hospital Safety Officer. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Leads staff, management and physician committees in setting related goals to ensure seamless quality care throughout the health-illness continuum.  Leads and directs initiatives to improve patient and hospital operations and service quality.  Delegates effectively by entrusting responsibility and authority to others. Leads changeLeads through vision and valuesValues diversity Sets goals and objectives and develops an implementation system to reach those goals.  Leads development of strategies for creative and futuristic planning for delivery of services.  Collaborates with medical staff, executives, hospital leaders, and hospital staff to assure goals are in congruence.Utilizes business acumenDrives for resultsSets specific goals and objectives Integrates current knowledge of all areas of responsibility and management theories and concepts into the practice environment.  Establishes goals for own professional growth including participation in professional organizations.  Serves an internal expert in data management and develops related skills of others.Develops othersExhibits empowerment of staff Directs utilization of human, financial and physical resources within constraints of operating indicators.  Appropriately utilizes benchmarking data to lead the delivery of high quality and cost effective patient care which is in concert with the philosophy of the Hospital.Works within budget allocationEnsures employee satisfaction Ensures the timely, complete and accurate exchange of information (written and verbal) and ideas.  Informs senior management of pertinent information.  Serves as a communication link between management, staff, and outside agents as needed.  Serves as a content expert to the Board of Trustees and prepares reports that are professionally written and provide an accurate interpretation of the information.Builds trustCommunicates with impactDevelops Strategic Relationships Role models the I CARE values and complies with Business Practices standards. Demonstrates Service Standards. Follows all safety rules while on duty, reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree required. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Ten years progressive plant operations management experience of which at least five years are hospital or health care related.     SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDDemonstrated substantial knowledge and experience with:Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing operationsEnergy management systemsLife safety systemsEmergency power systemsStructural systemsFinancial and budget administrationConstruction Management Ability to flex schedule to meet needs of the role. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience with Various information systems and computer applicationsAbility to effectively interact professionally with all levels of personnel, management and physicians. WORKING ENVIRONMENTFrequent inspection tours of the central plants and all other areas of the buildings.  Travel to off-site facilities may be required.  Walking, standing, and sitting required.  May be required to climb steps and ladders.  Exposure to noise from mechanical systems.  Office, clinical and non-clinical areas of facility.  Some travel required.  First year, 2016, will be in construction environment of building new hospital and accompanying buildings and central plant.Equal Employment OpportunityHouston 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.
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