IT Technical Specialist III - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The IT Technical Specialist III performs advanced professional IT activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of IT principles, practices, and procedures. Requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May supervise and/or direct the work of project teams or other lower level staff.<div>

Additional Department Summary:

The Health Informatics Specialist will assist the department with operational projects that are determined by and lead by the Director of Health Informatics. This person will be the technical liaison between all departments, clinics and the IT Department and will work to resolve and coordinate software installations, upgrades, and new software initiatives as assigned by the Director of Health Informatics.<div>

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree and 2 years professional IT experience, OR Masters degree in related field, OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Knowledge of advanced programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional technology skills or project management methods and applications. May require intermediate or advanced level training or certification.<div>

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a working knowledge of a clinical Electronic Medical Record (EHR) system.<div>

Skills and Knowledge:

Proficiency in MS Word, Excel.Team Work: Gains teammates' trust and support. Performs work in a way that makes it easier for others to perform theirs. Identifies, surfaces and resolves conflicts in order to build productive relationships. Accepts assignments in a positive manner. Creates and maintains positive working relationships.Problem Solving: Assume responsibility for improving process and systems. Engages in quality improvement efforts. Identifies hidden problems, looks for causes and proactively solves difficult problems. Learns from others' and one's own experiences to prevent problems from recurring.Respectful of Others: Uses professional and a respectful tone of voice and language at all times. Respects confidentiality or sensitive information about customers, employees or hospital business and discusses only with those individuals having a valid need to know. Maintains composure at all times.Accountable: Keeps commitments. Openly admits mistakes and takes responsibility for one's own actions and decisions.Excellent Communicator: Proactively offers information on organization processes and procedures. Invites questions and comments. Speaks and writes clearly. Communicates respectfully. Open to feedback. Understands that electronic communication is one of the key means of communication at CCHS and consistently reads and responds to email and other electronic media.Ethical: Meets high stand of conduct, honesty and integrity in all situations. Acts responsibly with sensitive and classified information. Respects patients' and co-workers' rights to confidentiality. Complies with all legal and regulatory compliance standards.Adaptable: Supports new initiatives and changes. Adjust readily shifting priorities. Learns new concepts and work methods. Is positive, efficient, proactive and productive when faced with change.Professionalism: Presents a positive image. Does not engage in gossip or talk negatively about a co-workers, physicians or patients with other employees or within hearing distance of internal or external customers.<div>

Preferred Qualifications:

NextGen EHR experience preferred.<div>58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 37835.16 Midpoint - $ 54870.36<div>

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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  • IT Technical Specialist III
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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