West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services – Weston, WV

Information System Specialist 1

Both IT and Forensic positions

Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)/ Secretary’s Office, Lewis Co. – This position will support the MIS/Sharpe Hospital Integrated EMR Data System needs and other systems and software applications unsupported by the Office of Technology to include but not limited to security/badge swipe, video surveillance, CCTV, audio visual, tele psychiatric connections, patient tablets, patient’s TV’s and phone systems. Because many of the systems interface with other systems, technical expertise is required to diagnose, monitor and test software to identify problems and correct as needed; analyze and determine hospital software and equipment needs; develops training modules for software applications and performs training in accordance with the needs of hospital staff; maintains detailed inventory of hardware and software for inventory, privacy and security; develops strategies to enhance data systems and processes to meet the needs of the facility that are most cost effective; performs technical work required for installation, implementation and maintenance of multiple platforms and applications and assists with applications and software programs used by the facility. Performs other duties as assigned.

Click The APPLY Link To Apply Online.  Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office 304-558-3950 (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) for special instructions. 

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter “See Resume” on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. NOTE: Jobs on your application that do not have a salary amount will be considered volunteer and will NOT be counted as qualifying. Estimate salary if necessary.

ATTENTION: Applicant MUST VERIFY POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION (DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSURE EARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It may ONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran’s preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy.  Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: applicantservices@wv.gov or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.

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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training.  Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.Minimum Qualifications

Training: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.Substitution: Three years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid personal computer or server support experience may be substituted for the required training. Successful completion of twelve credit hours or the equivalent thereof of industry recognized authorized/ certified LAN administration, network service/support and/or network technologies training may substitute for one year of the required training. 
Experience: Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in information processing, one year of which includes personal computer support and/or training.Substitution: Twelve hours of computer science or data processing may substitute for one year of information processing experience excluding personal computer support.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with at least 20 semester hours in computer science, information technology, information systems analysis, information management, mathematics, computer engineering, electrical/electronic engineering or other directly related field.Substitution: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and two years full-time or equivalent part-time paid law enforcement investigative experience involving the recovery of evidence from computers or other storage media may be substituted for the 20 semester hours in the specific disciplines. 
Experience: Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in information technology forensic investigations or in computer systems analysis of accounting/auditing systems.Substitution: Possession of one of the following certifications may substitute for the experience: A+ Certification Personal Computer Hardware Course; Network+ Certification; FBI Computer Analysis Response Team (CART) Field Examiner Certification Course; or basic computer forensic training from a recognized training facility.