Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary:
The DPS Systems Specialist administers the electronic security controls systems for the Harris Health System; directs, under supervision, the preventive maintenance and equipment repair program for all DPS security equipment including CCTV, alarms, and card access; and manages the security IP database, work order system and web pages.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's Degree (AA) or equivalent of AA from technical school/military/industrial
Bachelor's Degree in Business, IT, or Healthcare related field preferred

Licenses & Certification: MS Certified Desktop Support Technician Certification

Work Experience: Three (3) year experience with AA or three (3) years experience in Security Systems Technology industrial with three (3) years experience in IT desk top support or networked IP devices

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/Correspondence, Writing/Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Outlook, P.C., Typing (Between 20-29 words per minute)

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical

Work Schedule: Flexible; Eligible for Telecommute

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