Epic Web and Service Server Administrator

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 31 hospitals in seven states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Five of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2018 - the eleventh consecutive year an Ardent facility made this list. Ardent's corporate office was named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies in 2017 and 2018.

We are continuing to grow and have an exciting opportunity to join our Information Technology team as a System Engineer - Epic Web and Service Server Administrator.

POSITION SUMMARY

The System Engineer - Epic Web and Service Server Administrator is a critical, hands-on role that involves the installation and administration of the Epic web and service server software.  The administrator performs configuration, deployment, proactive monitoring and maintenance.  This role will partner with the Infrastructure, Platform and Desktop teams to optimize Epic server installation and performance.  They are in charge of installing and managing the application deployment platforms that serve production, reporting, disaster recovery, training, and non-production needs; managing system mail configuration, print queues, performing file system maintenance, installing monitoring tools, understanding performance metrics, monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues. Other skills necessary for this role include incident\request management and the production of management and exception reports.

QUALIFICATIONS  

Education:

  • Position requires at least 1 year of direct experience and a high school diploma or equivalent OR an Associate's Degree in IS and at least 2 years of direct experience.  
  • BA/BS degree in IS or Business is preferred.  

 Key competencies:

  • Experience in the Microsoft Windows server administration
  • Experience in VMware ESXi
  • Experience with load balancing solutions such as NetScalar
  • Experience with storage arrays such as EMC Isilon
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) administration  

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:  

  • Epic Client Systems Administrator (ECSA) preferred
  • If not currently Epic certified, must take and pass the Epic pre-test.
  • Certification is required within 6 months from employment, including 2 test retakes.  

Other recommended Epic training:  

  • Epic Client Systems Administration - BLOB, Business Continuity Access, and Printing  
  • Epic Client Systems Administration - Hyperspace Web, Interconnect, and System Pulse           
  • Epic Client Systems Administration - MyChart and MyChart Mobile (recommended),  
  • Epic Client Systems Administration - Care Everywhere (recommended)