McKesson Systems Administrator in Wichita, Kansas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

Under the direction of the IT Director, the IT Service Specialist provides service and support to ensure efficient appropriate maintenance and administration of company’s corporate and treatment center IT environments.

Provides technical assistance and training to system users.

Participates in needs assessments, product evaluations, security administration, implementation planning, conversion planning and verification, testing, troubleshooting and training.

Supports and adheres to the McKesson Health Compliance Program, including Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains site computer equipment including, but not limited to, personal computers, servers, terminals and printers

  • Provides support for a small to medium sized population of users across multiple sites in a medical practice

  • Communicate with the IT Director and Practice Management about outstanding issues and local projects on a consistent and concise, but informative basis

  • Daily documentation in local ticketing system

  • Performs installations and upgrades on workstations, servers and peripherals, not limited to but including hard drives, memory, and software installation.

  • Works closely with the IT Director in setting and enforcing standards, implementing and upgrading hardware and software, and monitoring and troubleshooting equipment

  • Provides technical advice for purchasing new computer equipment to IT and Practice Management

  • Coordinates services with IT Director, local Management and Practice Management on corporate implementations, providing local assistance on office moves, new site implementation and office expansion.

  • Provides local helpdesk functions to all practice users including: troubleshooting issues and/or reporting issues to the IT Director, local Management and Practice Management.

  • Maintains asset records for local computer equipment

  • Follows McKesson’s standards for secure disposal of IT equipment

  • Coordinates with local vendors on the installation of IT equipment, internet and voice circuits

  • Manages new user requests for access as well as termination of access in accordance with McKesson policy

  • Creates training documentation for end user use where needed

  • Monitors and maintains backups on a daily, monthly, and yearly rotation for local servers

  • Maintains and configures local phone system, servers, and endpoints within the guidelines of the McKesson standards

  • Some evening, on-call and weekend work will be required

Minimum Requirements

  • 6 years¿ experience in Windows, Mainframe or UNIX systems administration

Critical Skills

  • Minimum 5 years systems operations and support for PC environment systems and experience with Windows Client/Server model

  • Quality communication skills through multiple mediums (i.e. email, Skype, Power Point, phone, and face to face)

  • After Hours availability required

  • Hands-on PC repair experience

  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable form of transportation are required

Additional Skills:

  • Quality communication skills through multiple mediums (i.e. email, Skype, Power Point, phone, and face to face)

  • A or Microsoft Windows Certifications preferred

  • Familiarity with Command Line and PowerShell Scripting preferred

  • Support experience of Microsoft Office 365 preferred

  • Health Care experience preferred

Certifications/Licensure

  • A or Microsoft Windows Certifications preferred

Certifications/Licensure

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Specialty Health

Title: Systems Administrator

Location: Kansas-Wichita

Requisition ID: 18008876