Network/Desktop Systems Specialist
Pensacola , Florida
January 27, 2017

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
*Primary Work Location will be at Woodlands Medical Specialist- 4724 North Davis Hwy Pensacola, FL 32503*

The Network/Desktop System Specialist  works closely with IT, physicians, management team and staff to provide support and resources for the IT needs of the oncology practices in the US Oncology Network.  This role is key to the success of our organization by helping support the technology needs of the business to ensure that our physicians can provide the highest level of patient care.   

Under general direction, the Network/Desktop System Specialist provides service and support that is efficient, appropriate, and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provides technical assistance and training to system users
  • Participates in needs assessments
  • Participates in product evaluations
  • Participates implementation planning, testing and trouble shooting
  • Participates in conversion planning and verification
  • Participates in ITIL processes

Job Specifics

The successful candidate will exhibit a rounded profile including strong leadership, deep IT subject matter knowledge, business sense, capacity to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, collaboration, talent to deal with complex situations, and ability to deliver win-win solutions that successfully balance multiple conflicting requirements.   Some of the key expectations for this role are:

  • Commitment to McKesson’s ICARE values
  • Find and deliver win-win solutions for the Practices and McKesson
  • Promote standard solutions when they make sense
  • Promote trust and collaboration between McKesson and the Practices
  • Identify areas within the practice that lack efficient process and procedure and help to drive agreed upon, efficient steps and practices for teams to follow that generate standard results.
Operations and Service Delivery
  • Develop and manage an overall service delivery process to ensure the effective and proactive delivery and management of IT services to US Oncology practices within the market.
  • Report on key performance indicators and identify issues and trends occurring within the Practices.
Project Implementations
  • Provide IT leadership and coordination to ensure delivery of practice projects on time, on budget and meeting scope and quality expectations.
  • Serve as a Market IT communicator ensuring that seamless communication occurs between physician practices.
  • Serve as an escalation path for all practice IT related problems and issues. 
  • Maintain a regular communication plan via conference call both with the Region Operations Manager and with each practice individually on an agreed upon frequency.  Utilize this meeting to review trends and open issues as well as communicate IT initiatives that are upcoming.
 Day to day support
  • Provide IT Leadership to manage and successfully resolve day to day operational issues at the respective practices or operational areas.
  • Ensure close communication and collaboration with the help desk to ensure that they have available the information needed to address help desk calls for changes implemented or practice.
Financial Success
  • Work closely with the Regional Operations Manager to manage costs.  Exercise good judgment when making cost decisions when developing solutions for practice projects and initiatives. 

Position Description
Provides technical support to internal or external networked/ desktop systems. Installs, configures, and troubleshoots workstations, and servers in a heterogeneous environment. Maintains password security, data integrity, and file system security. Communicates highly technical information to both technical and nontechnical personnel. Recommends hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions and upgrades.


Minimum Requirements
2+ years experience in desktop and networked systems support; including LANs and/or WANs

Critical Skills
  • Introductory knowledge and some hands-on experience with the planning, design, implementation and troubleshooting of networked systems
  • 2+ year’s desktop systems experience.
  • Some subject matter knowledge on the full spectrum of  IT building blocks including packaged software applications, software applications development, network, data centers, end user computing, telephony, mobility solutions, systems integration, reporting tools, etc.

Additional Knowledge & Skills
Working knowledge of procedures, utilities and program scripts, and good written and verbal communication skills

4-year degree or equivalent experience

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification, highly desired

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.

A little about us:
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