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15-1121.01 Informatics Nurse Specialists
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Alternate Occupation Titles
- Health Informatics Specialist
- Public Health Informatician
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Develop or deliver training programs for health information technology, creating operating manuals as needed.
- Develop, implement or evaluate health information technology applications, tools, processes or structures to assist nurses with data management.
- Disseminate information about nursing informatics science and practice to the profession, other health care professions, nursing students, and the public.
- Inform local, state, national and international health policies related to information management and communication, confidentiality and security, patient safety, infrastructure development and economics.
- Use informatics science to design or implement health information technology applications to resolve clinical or health care administrative problems.
Detailed Work Activities
- Analyze health-related data.
- Design healthcare-related software applications.