There’s a bright future waiting for you on California’s beautiful Central Coast
California’s breathtaking natural attractions are not the only stars on the Central Coast. Equally impressive are the top-trained professionals at Natividad Medical Center, a 172-bed teaching hospital with a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. When you bring your career to Natividad, you'll join a facility that is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco with the area's only Life-Flight helicopter service and Trauma Center, as well as one of the County’s first Community Level III NICUs.
HOSPITAL NETWORK & SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Natividad Medical Center (NMC) is currently seeking a full-time permanent Hospital Network & Systems Engineer. The successful candidate will anticipate, develop, design, implement, operate and maintain NMC's hospital-grade systems infrastructure and technology components to ensure the goal of 99.99% reliability. In addition, the Hospital Network & Systems Engineer will perform complex troubleshooting of the Hospital Computer Information Systems (HCIS) network and systems, utilizing expert trouble-shooting tools; be responsible for all aspects of medical data communications equipment and services, including biometrics equipment; and evaluate and test new technology related to hospital and clinical data communications. This position will perform the above in accordance with the Patient Safety and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Acts, The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory agencies.
The Hospital Network and Systems Engineer is a fully experienced lead-level classification, responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of NMC's information systems infrastructure and all associated equipment, data, related software and applications. Incumbent engineers anticipate bandwidth and security requirements; perform complex troubleshooting tasks utilizing such tools as Network Protocol Analyzers, PING and Trace routes utilities; and are responsible for all aspects of multi-level data communications equipment and services, i.e.. biometrics hardware, Routers and LAN Switching configurations, communications with remote access, including VPN, Frame Relay, T1, E1, DS-3 connectivity, technical training and network security. The incumbent will work closely with vendors and technical personnel from other NMC departments and may act as the technical lead in IT-related project teams, in addition to having the responsibility of evaluating and testing new technology related to hospital and clinical data communications and their associated IOS levels.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:
• UNIX, LINUX and Windows NT and 2000 hardware/software enterprise architectures, including Sun Microsystems, Blade Servers, SAN and NAS
• Multi-layer switching, Optical Network Systems (ONS) integration, configuration and troubleshooting in an enterprise LAN/WAN env