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Informatics Nurse Specialists

Informatics Nurse Specialists

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Informatics Nurse Specialists Description

Apply knowledge of nursing and informatics to assist in the design, development, and ongoing modification of computerized health care systems. May educate staff and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the health care system.

Informatics Nurse Specialists Related Job Titles

Business Consultant, Clinical Informatics, Clinical Applications Specialist, Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Informatics Director, Clinical Informatics Specialist, Clinical Informatics Strategist, Clinical Information Systems Director, Consultant, Director Clinical Information Services, Health Informatics Specialist, Informatics Nurse, Informatics Nurse Specialist, Nurse Informaticist, Nursing Information Systems Coordinator, Public Health Informatician,


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Informatics Nurse Specialists Tasks
Core Tasks
  • Develop, implement or evaluate health information technology applications, tools, processes or structures to assist nurses with data management.
  • Translate nursing practice information between nurses and systems engineers, analysts, or designers using object-oriented models or other techniques.
  • Use informatics science to design or implement health information technology applications to resolve clinical or health care administrative problems.
  • Analyze and interpret patient, nursing, or information systems data to improve nursing services.
  • Identify, collect, record or analyze data that are relevant to the nursing care of patients.
  • Design, develop, select, test, implement, and evaluate new or modified informatics solutions, data structures, and decision-support mechanisms to support patients, health care professionals, and their information management and human-computer and human-technology interactions within health care contexts.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in informatics.
  • Develop or implement policies or practices to ensure the privacy, confidentiality, or security of patient information.
  • Analyze computer and information technologies to determine applicability to nursing practice, education, administration and research.
  • Develop strategies, policies or procedures for introducing, evaluating or modifying information technology applied to nursing practice, administration, education, or research.
  • Apply knowledge of computer science, information science, nursing, and informatics theory to nursing practice, education, administration, or research, in collaboration with other health informatics specialists.
  • Develop or deliver training programs for health information technology, creating operating manuals as needed.
  • Provide consultation to nurses regarding hardware or software configuration.
  • Disseminate information about nursing informatics science and practice to the profession, other health care professions, nursing students, and the public.
  • Design, conduct, or provide support to nursing informatics research.
  • Inform local, state, national and international health policies related to information management and communication, confidentiality and security, patient safety, infrastructure development and economics.
Supplemental Tasks
  • Plan, install, repair or troubleshoot telehealth technology applications or systems in homes.

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