IS Database Administrator - Benson Tower

Hancock Medical Center New Orleans , LA 70130

Posted 10 months ago

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!

This job develops, installs, maintains and supports database management systems, administration tools and other associated products on a variety of platforms. Assists in maintenance of the corporate data dictionary and database reorganizations, consults with other IS departments on database issues, and provides technical assistance to the application development staff on file design and efficient techniques for extracting data. Implements data models, database designs, data access and table maintenance codes, resolves database performance and capacity issues, and replication and other distributed data issues, and adheres to standards, policies and procedures. Monitors database performance and proactively performs database tuning to enhance operations or increase database availability and reliability. Troubleshoots database problems, investigates database tools that will add value to the client's database environment, stays abreast of emerging database technology, and presents recommendations on new or upgraded database software; and adheres to change management procedures.

Education

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

Work Experience

Required

  • 2 years experience as a database administrator or an application developer in a database environment.

Certification

Preferred

  • Current MS SQL certification

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.

  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.

  • Strong conflict resolution skills

  • Strong technical skills

Job Duties

  • Design, install, maintain and support secure, highly reliable MS SQL database management platforms. Consult with other IS departments on database issues. Provide technical assistance to the application staff on design and efficiency of data extracts.

  • Monitor and proactively address capacity, performance, and reliability issues in the MS SQL environments. Adhere to standards, policies and procedures. Troubleshoot database problems.

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies. Plan and present recommendations for new or upgraded database platforms. Adhere to change management policies.

  • Designs and develops databases and prepares implementation plans for application upgrades and rollout

  • Supports and maintains databases

  • Manages database optimization

  • Participates in training and quality improvement activities.

  • Other related duties as required

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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IS Database Administrator - Benson Tower

Hancock Medical Center