Help Desk Technician III
Job Details
Seattle - CellNetix First Hill LLC - Seattle, WA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Up to 25%

Position Summary

The Help Desk Technician III provides frontline support through resolution of help desk tickets, software management, and assistance in maintenance of the computer systems or network. Personal interactions include employees at all levels to resolve problems and implement new solutions. The Help Desk Technician researches problems, performs technical documentation, and is familiar with a variety of operating systems, hardware platforms, and other technologies.  The support is provided onsite, remotely, over the phone or via email. It is important that the Technician abides by HIPAA regulations, practices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) procedures where appropriate as this position may be exposed to a number of environmental hazards. This position shares after-hours and on-call responsibilities.

Essential Functions

  1. Establishes technical standards and methods for the department.
  2. Provides for the technology vision and planning process that will regularly evaluate existing technology, information systems and staffing for users, desktops, peripherals, and other supported components.
  3. Research new solutions and technologies and recommend changes to maintain company’s competitive advantage.
  4. Builds and maintains relevant vendor relationships and manages the purchase of hardware and software products, services, and support against existing agreements.
  5. Ensures that all information systems and networks operate according to internal standards, external accrediting agency standards, regulatory agencies and legal requirements, including HIPAA.
  6. Provides IT Help Desk service and support of end-user computers, devices, printers, phones and peripherals
  7. Answers and appropriately handles incoming support and service requests via phone, e-mail, voice mail, IM, and in-person requests from clients, providers and internal users
  8. Reviews and creates Help Desk tickets from phone calls, emails, and voice mails continuously throughout the day
  9. Follows processes and procedures to troubleshoot, analyze, diagnose IT issues in a swift manner, escalating when appropriate
  10. Documents, tracks and monitors all problem/resolution activity in the ticketing system to ensure a timely resolution
  11. User account management for all applications and systems
  12. Setup and configuration of end-user computers, devices, printers, phones, peripherals and software applications
  13. Routine maintenance of computers, servers, devices, printers, phones, peripherals and software applications
  14. Provides technical guidance to less experienced members of the team.
  15. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Demonstrates ability to work independently
  2. Demonstrates complex problem-solving skills
  3. Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  4. Proactively identifies ways to enhance or improve programs, processes and systems
  5. Demonstrates skills in working collaboratively, courteously and tactfully with difficult situations and/or people to identify issues and solve problems
  6. Creatively utilizes technology, people and processes to solve unique business problems with a focus on overall value and patient care
  7. Proven experience learning and supporting new applications and systems


  1. Thorough understanding of computers, devices, printers, phones and peripherals
  2. Basic understanding of networking fundamentals
  3. Experience in the healthcare and/or laboratory industry
  4. Experience with HIPPA and other regulations
  5. Experience with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, TCP/IP, VPN, Scanners, Printers, Phone, Microsoft Outlook/Exchange
  6. Familiarity with Service Management concepts and best practices
  7. BA/BS degree in Information Technology or related field
  8. 3+ Years IT support experience

Physical Demands

  1. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  2. Daily activity is 90% sitting and 10% walking or standing.