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Telecom EngineerLouisville, Kentucky

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Job # 440571 Date posted 08/03/2022


LifePoint Health has an oppurtunity for a Telecommunications Engineer to join our Information Systems Department!
Works directly with vendors, end users and other suppliers to analyze, design, recommend and implement new networking technologies. Provides problem determination and solutions, with guidance, utilizing various telecommunications or teleprocessing equipment.
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:

  • With minimal direction, defines and develops telecommunication system/network and/or designs and installs several components of a large network, using state-of-the-art designs.
  • Analyzes and develops solutions to problems as part of a technical team within area of specialty.
  • Negotiates strategies, costs and schedules with management at all levels.
  • Interacts with suppliers, across multi-vendor technologies to evaluate a wide variety of products for telecommunication proposals, e.g., creation of bid packages and evaluation.
  • Contributes to the formulation of policy and local practices and has responsibility to maintain currency of state-of-the-art in telecommunications technology.
  • Gathers information on assigned problems and consults with others in the department and meets frequently with user community to collect requirements.
  • Generates ideas for improving work products.
  • May provide technical direction and education to telecommunications specialists and systems network users and vendors.
  • Responsible for the supervision of vendors through projects.  Working with project leaders, ensures that all solutions and changes are cost effective and are within overall functional strategies and objectives.


  • Keeps current with improvements and advances in telecommunications.
  • Requires the knowledge and ability to analyze and solve complex logical problems such as may be found in the study of mathematics, statistics, electrical engineering, etc.
  • A comprehensive understanding of PBX/Telephone systems and peripheral architecture (i.e.additions/replacements); LEC and IXC Services (Trunking and Data); equipment services deployment (i.e.SSR Net boxes)
  • A comprehensive understanding of Special Projects (i.e.RFP's for national PBX maintenance, disaster recovery); Northern Telecom and Toshiba platform experience preferred.
  • PC skills (business related, Windows based preferred).
  • Analytical ability to determine user problems and recommend solutions.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • A team player who promotes a congenial working environment.




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Communications, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.


  • Depending on education level, 2-4 years of related telecommunications experience.
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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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