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Systems ProgrammerLouisville, Kentucky

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Job # 440568 Date posted 08/03/2022


LifePoint Health has an oppurtunity for a Systems Programmer to join our Information Systems Team!


Responsible for developing/testing/communicating/implementing/performing Systems Programming tasks within assigned IT departmental areas in support of Kindred’s Operating Systems, infrastructure, and middleware, and which meet IT/Business expectations, and Customer Service Level Agreements.

About LifePoint Health:

LifePoint Health is a leader in community-based care and driven by a mission of Making Communities Healthier. Our diversified healthcare delivery network spans 29 states and includes 63 community hospital campuses, 32 rehabilitation and behavioral health hospitals, and more than 170 additional sites of care across the healthcare continuum, such as acute rehabilitation units, outpatient centers and post-acute care facilities.We believe that success is achieved through talented people. We want to create places where employees want to work, with opportunities to pursue meaningful and satisfying careers that truly make a difference in communities across the country.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops/documents/communicates/tests/implements operational procedures and standards within assigned department with business objectives in mind.
  • Certifies, installs, configures, and/or maintains Kindred operating systems, infrastructure, and middleware.
  • Provides 24/7 on call support and basic triage for the assigned departmental areas
  • Troubleshoots, coordinates, assists, and advises in recovery from component failures of supported systems.
  • Measures application, OS, and hardware performance, and makes recommendations on correcting bottlenecks in systems performance.
  • Communicates and documents Kindred operating system, infrastructure and middleware issues within assigned departmental areas.
  • Follows departmental systems backup/administration/monitoring review procedures within assigned department.
  • Adapts and quickly assimilates new and refreshed operating systems/applications as implemented within the Kindred IT DataCenter.
  • Provides support to senior department team members with technical evaluations within assigned departmental areas.
  • Solicits feedback and guidance of best practices from manager and senior department team members.
  • Continually enhances knowledge of IT Operating Systems and Kindred standards in order to achieve departmental success and professional growth.


  • Comprehends and can articulate fundamental concepts and terms related to IT operating systems, infrastructure and middleware.
  • Previous experience with and/or the ability to quickly learn IT operating systems, infrastructure and middleware currently in use at Kindred.
  • Required support experience and/or current working knowledge in the following areas depending on assigned IT Operating Systems departments:
  • OS Operating System (Job/Task/Device Management)
  • BIOS (Basic Input/output Systems)
  • Communication Protocol (Set of rules, formats and functions for sending data across the network)
  • Messaging Protocol (Set of rules, formats and functions for sending, storing and forwarding e-mail in a network)
  • Programming Language  (Translate source language into machine language using assemblers, compliers, and interpreter and application generators.  System software and application software programmed in a programming language and turned into machine language for execution)
  • Approximate percent of time required to travel:10%



  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience requirements


  • 5+ years working in an IT department.
  • 2+ years currently working in the core technical area supported by this assigned department.
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Nursing excellence practiced here. Kindred is the nation’s largest specialty hospital company, and our nurses are a big reason why. Here, you’ll engage our patients and their families by providing the skill, comfort and compassionate care needed for the best possible outcomes and reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join our dedicated staff and gain valuable experience as you learn, grow and thrive in a positive and empowering environment.

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