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Astria Health Systems Support Specialist I in Sunnyside, Washington

The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington’s wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region.

At Sunnyside Community Hospital & Clinics (SCH) we are passionate about our work. We have been serving patients in the Lower Yakima Valley for over 50 years. Join a team dedicated to providing comprehensive quality care to the region.

The Systems Support Specialist is responsible for performing a variety of technical computer support activities involving the installation, configuration, maintenance and repair of personal computer equipment, software, peripherals and telephones; consults on software problems and repairs operating system problems. Provide technical advice and assistance as a lead to lower level computer support staff, as a first level office automation expert to business customers, or as an entry-level programmer and system designer.


  • At minimum, 2-3 years of information technology experience with first-level end-user support, including troubleshooting and direct/help desk support, LAN Administration, maintenance and security back up.

  • Experience with installation, configuration and maintenance of the following: IBM compatible PC hardware and peripherals; TCP/IP networking hardware and software; Microsoft XP or Windows 7; Microsoft Office 2000/XP/2003.


  • Associate of Arts degree. Experience may substitute for degree.


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003; Microsoft XP; Microsoft Office, Meditech, and other applications as required.

  • Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal & communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, consistent follow-through and ability to respond to last minute requests.


  • CompTIA A+ certification required; A+ certification preferred.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; frequent pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, reaching, stooping, crouching, crawling and stretching is necessary to assist in the movement and repositioning equipment and devices. The employee must exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds.Requires frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range.