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Physical Security IT Coord

Req #:  107952
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Information Systems
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

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PHYSICAL SECURITY IT COORDINATOR, Advocate Lutheran Hospital, Park Ridge, IL.

  • Full time, Days
  • Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois


  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Information Technology or related field.
  • Typically requires 3 years of experience in management that includes experiences in project management and managing cross~functional teams/projects or physical security technology initiatives preferably in a healthcare environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to concisely communicate with key leaders.
  • Ability to establish goals, milestones and priorities, ensuring team members understand work assignments and in communicating project status, risks and issues to management.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of complex networks, IT infrastructure, and physical security integrations and applications.
  • Ability to work and remain flexible in a dynamic environment with multiple dependencies for highly visible, complex, system~wide project implementations.
  • Proficient in use of project and program management methodologies and tools.
  • Highly motivated, organized, self~starter with focus on delivery of key project objectives with the ability to work through challenges associated with moderately complex projects.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and evidence of being a strong team player. Possesses a strong orientation toward innovation and new ideas.
  • Strong facilitation and persuasion skills.
  • Knowledge of physical security access control systems, video management systems, visitor management systems, physical security integration management systems and building alarm systems.
  • Position may require travel.. May be exposed to road and weather hazards.
  • Exposed to a normal office environment.
  • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

  • Plans, initiates, and manages medium to large scale physical security technology projects ensuring project standards are met and project completion is on time and on budget.
  • Drives successful project execution from the approval process to delivery.
  • Creates, executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements following set standards balancing resources, scope and project timelines.
  • Works directly with the project sponsor to create scope and objectives and serves as a liaison between various departments, leadership and the technical aspects of projects.


  • Manages the execution of medium to large scale information technology projects and ensure adherence to budget, schedule and scope.
  • Establishes targets, benchmarks, and success criteria for project delivery and plans, organizes, controls and evaluates projects from concept phase to implementation.
  • Ensures effective utilization of all project resources, people and equipment, through all phases of the project to achieve project goals and to ensure project remains fiscally on target.
  • Develops and updates project plans including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, scheduling, funding and staffing identifying potential risks and contingency plans.
  • Ensures all project objectives are clearly documented, approved and delivered.
  • Establishes and maintains effective and continuous communication with IT management, business partners, and project team members on project status, issues, and any changes to the project scope, budget, timeline, and/or resources.



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest Accountable Care Organizations in the country. A national leader in population health management, Advocate operates nearly 400 sites of care and 12 hospitals, including three of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, five Level I trauma centers (the state’s highest designation in trauma care), three Level II trauma centers, one of the area’s largest home health and hospice companies and one of the region’s largest medical groups. Advocate trains more primary care physicians and residents at its four teaching hospitals than any other health system in the state. As a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ, Advocate contributed $692 million in charitable care and services to communities across Chicagoland and Central Illinois in 2016. Advocate is part of Advocate Aurora Health, the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States. We help people live well.




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