IT Security Analyst Associate
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 5/16/2017

Job Description

Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  May 15, 2017, 7:35:18 AM

Analyst IT IAM Clinical Security Associate, under the general direction of  the AIT Enterprise Clinical Security Manager, performs responsibilities of design, configuration, implementation, operations and monitoring of access control processes across all targeted clinical and business systems to ensure the protection of Adventist Health System data assets, protected health information (PHI) and all forms of personal identifiable information (PII). Responsible for the secure operation, reliability and integrity of centralized access control administration across multiple application platforms. Demonstrates technical proficiency and is knowledgeable in the area of access control processes, standards, guidelines, security policies and procedures. Participates in access control projects, provides customer service and end-user support, including understanding and articulating customer needs using independent judgement. Maintains competence in IT Security concepts; business analysis; procedures; information systems auditing and reporting; project management and quality assurance processes.  Facilitates discussions, which may involve conflict, while maintaining composure. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Job Requirements


Associate’s degree in related field required with 1+ year experience working in healthcare and/or technical support with experience in rapidly shifting procedures and processes; or a High School Diploma with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Information Technology.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • 1+ years of design and configuration experience in Microsoft Active Directory, an EMR solution (i.e. Cerner), an ERP solution (i.e. PeopleSoft), or major system architecture.
  • 1+ experience with account provisioning (i.e. Microsoft Active Directory, multiple clinical/financial/business applications) and access request operations tasks experience.


  • Knowledge of methods of access control to applications/systems, including role-based, rule-based, attribute-based, and management of exceptions.
  • Supported at least one or more security platforms using various user interfaces.
  • Aptitude to quickly learn new systems with little or no documentation. Continuous learning of new systems, business processes and concepts.
  • Proficient in Microsoft operating system and Office suite.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a positive and enthusiastic “can do” attitude.
  • Comfortable working independently with general direction.
  • Works well with people of varying levels of technical abilities.
  • Strong change management, oral and written communication, and time management skills.
  • Create, maintain and communicate organized documentation.
  • Ability to utilize industry support tools to support security design, development, auditing, reporting and support processes. (i.e. CCL, Crystal Reports, SQL, etc.)
  • Applies best practice techniques in troubleshooting, testing, and quality assurance.
  • Ability to travel occasionally as needed to support project implementation and assist with assessment of local workflow processes as needed.
  • Application security training in team specific software such as an (Electronic Medical Record) EMR solution (i.e. Cerner), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution (i.e. PeopleSoft), or major system architecture.
  • Fundamental knowledge of programming and query languages.
  • Security requirements specific to Healthcare including HIPAA and HITECH and associated Risk Assessments.
  • Security frameworks including HITRUST, ISO, NIST, or COBIT.
  • Healthcare clinical or business knowledge such as inpatient or physician practice, human resources, finance and/or supply chain.
  • Knowledge of project management methodology. This will include all aspects such as stakeholder meetings, meeting minutes, business analysis, project planning, training, and implementation.

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.