NETWORK Engineer


  • Location: Gillette, WY
  • Posted: Jun 14, 2019

Job Description


Works under the supervision of the Director of Information Systems. Provides a high level of network architecture support and infrastructure design and implementation. Develops, implements and updates networking and systems policies, procedures, standards and support documentation to assure the highest level Information Systems Department services. Provides technical network and systems administration.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES

Develops and presents network/systems infrastructure design, implementation and support plan(s) to the Director Information Systems so as to adopt best practices for network efficiency and minimize downtime.

Develops positive working relationships with all departments/managers/staff physicians, and staff that utilizes the network infrastructure.

Communicates user needs to vendor and demonstrates effective follow-up as it applies to the efficient operation of the department/service line.

Works closely with managers, supervisors, and appropriate staff to represent their needs for the LAN/WAN connectivity needs of CCMH.

Researches and recommends networking, systems, and operational hardware and software.

Develops, implements and updates networking and systems policies, procedures, standards and support documentation.

Implements new networking systems and/or upgrades to existing systems.

Provides mentoring and assistance to Information Systems staff in network and systems infrastructure.

Keeps abreast of current developments and trends in the field by:

Attending at least one networking or vendor device class annually.

Keeps abreast with industry publications and leading websites

Supports various, "one off" software applications.

Demonstrates personal commitment to the principles, values and ethics of the organization.

Models accountability for learning by sharing knowledge and learning from others.

Utilizes the knowledge and skills of evidence based practices that are suitable for CCHD LAN/WAN infrastructure and to ensure the network and related systems are consistent with professional standards of Information Technology practices.

Provides network and systems technical support to user community and to internal Information Systems staff members and teams.

Work with minimum supervision within the defined Information Systems management structure.

Responsible for submitting a training plan to the IS Director annually.

Complies with the hospitals Corporate Compliance Program including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, laws and regulations, and hospital policies and procedures.

Constantly strives to provide the highest level of service by Information Systems.

Participates in the On Call schedule.

Must be free from governmental sanctions involving health care and/or financial practices.

Participate in monthly performance evaluation process and report all activities completed and status of unfinished projects/requests.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum of 5 years experience as a Network Administrator Grade I or equivalent work experience.

Proactively anticipates, via the monitoring plan, network and systems problems and provides resolution/correction plan leadership through the appropriate Information Systems work team.

Responsible for setting up and maintaining vendor connections to servers for the purpose of support of systems on those servers.

Scales the network structure via "best practices" for all LAN/WAN connectivity within the facility and for required connectivity to accepted business associates.

Acts as overall project manager to implement upgrades and expansion to the network architecture, taking responsibility for coordination with impacted departments, vendors, physicians and other staff members. Includes participating in the budget process for the project and is accountable to the project budget.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education: Prefer a college graduate with a degree in computer science or related field. Substitute one-year senior level networking/systems administration experience for each year earned toward a four-year degree.

Licensure: None.

Experience: Prefer hospital or health care related experience; minimum of four years working knowledge and technical proficiency in networking/systems administration, including local and wide area networks, including hardware and software.

Essential Technical/Motor Skills:

Interpersonal Skills: Able to communicate at technical and non-technical levels; demonstrate skills in departmental and interdepartmental relations; demonstrate positive attitude throughout the hospital organization.

Essential Physical Requirements: Requires full range of body motion, including lifting and carrying of supplies and computer related hardware weighing up to 60 lbs on a daily basis; requires sitting for long periods of time.

Essential Mental Abilities: Able to deal with stressful working situations and to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting project timelines.

Essential Sensory Requirements: Efficient vision, hearing and speech to perform required duties.

Exposure to Hazards: OSHA CATEGORY III. TASKS THAT INVOLVE NO EXPOSURE TO BLOOD, BODY FLUIDS, OR TISSUES, AND CATEGORY I TASKS ARE NOT A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT. The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid or to be potentially exposed in some other way. Tasks that involve handling of implements or utensils, use of public or shared bathroom facilities or telephones, and personal contacts such as handshaking are Category III Tasks.

Hours of Work: Requires irregular hours.

Attends required meetings 80% of time.

Completes Mandatory Education to include annual Patient Safety Fair

Employment Type


  • Full Time

Campbell County Health

PO Box 3011
501 S. South Burma Ave
Gillette, WY 82717

Phone: (307) 688-1500

Web: http://www.cchwyo.org

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