Manager - Unix Linux Server Engineering - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Health

Full Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 8 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.

Information Services at Vidant Health

Vidant Health offers comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services and infrastructure to support and enable all aspects of organizational operations. Our IT division consists of a state-of-the-art data center located in Greenville, NC. The data center services all information technology needs of Vidant Health facilities. All Vidant Health owned or leased hospitals are on a common IT platform, including our electronic health record (EHR) that uses Epic's suite of applications. Vidant Health has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 recognition and is also approaching Stage 7 for HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) recognition.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director,  Server, Storage, Epic Technical, this position partners with Vidant Health leaders to identify opportunities and deploy technical solutions that enable improvements to the delivery of patient care and business operations. Collaborating with directors and other managers across IS, coordinates a cross functional IS team in the delivery of UNIX/ LINUX OS, Hardware and software solutions and services. Also manages EHR technical platforms including Database (ODBA) and Client systems administration. This role has responsibility for staffing strategy, development, and management of multiple engineers, project leaders and technical staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Five to seven years related experience
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required
  • Two or more Certifications in related technologies
  • Hands on experience with UNIX/LINUX Systems, hardware and OS, Data Storage, Cache, and EHR technologies
  • Collaborative experience with other technical managers that have shown positive results
  • A technically strong individual with a broad and deep knowledge of healthcare IS solutions
  • Ability to motivate and manage diverse technical staff and resources in multiple projects through all life-cycle phases, while establishing direction and standards and maintaining a high level of user trust and confidence in the groups knowledge of and concern for users business needs
  • Polished professional with demonstrated information technology experience and strong communication skills that can rapidly gain and maintain credibility with business leaders and IS colleagues
  • Able to translate information technology jargon into terms understandable by all audiences
  • Innovative thinker who understands the practical application of technology and is able to plan for systems today that will carry the organization into the future
  • Thoroughly understands customer operations, anticipates needs, and pursues effective and efficient solutions. Experience managing to service level agreements in either an insourced or outsourced professional services operation
  • Frequency and duration of travel is dependent on organizational priorities and the need for face-to-face interaction with operating unit leadership and staff
  • Travel to Vidant Health Community Hospitals, Physician Practices and off-site locations
  • Participation in vendor user groups, education forums and other professional associations may require out-of-town travel. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, staff, end users, all levels of management, and vendors

Preferred Requirements

  • Expert in Storage Technology and a comprehensive understanding of current technologies and methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with UNIX/LINUX Systems, both hardware and OS, Data Storage, and Cache Administration
  • Collaborative experience with other technical managers that have shown positive results
  • A technically strong individual with a broad and deep knowledge of healthcare IS solutions
  • Ability to motivate and manage diverse technical staff and resources in multiple projects through all life-cycle phases, while establishing direction and standards and maintaining a high level of user trust and confidence in the group¿s knowledge of and concern for users¿ business needs
  • Polished professional with demonstrated information technology experience and strong communication skills that can rapidly gain and maintain credibility with business leaders and IS colleagues
  • Able to translate information technology jargon into terms understandable by all audiences
  • Innovative thinker who understands the practical application of technology and is able to plan for systems today that will carry the organization into the future
  • Thoroughly understands customer operations, anticipates needs, and pursues effective and efficient solutions.  Experience managing to service level agreements in either an insourced or outsourced professional services operation
  • Frequency and duration of travel is dependent on organizational priorities and the need for face-to-face interaction with operating unit leadership and staff Travel to Vidant Health Community Hospitals, Physician Practices and off-site locations
  • Participation in vendor user groups, education forums and other professional associations may require out-of-town travel
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, staff, end users, all levels of management, and vendors.
  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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