How do they match: Health Informatics Specialists

  • Digital Diabetes Research Officer

  • 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.

  • Design, conduct, or provide support to nursing informatics research.
  • 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.
  • Analyze computer and information technologies to determine applicability to nursing practice, education, administration, and 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.
  • 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.

  • Design healthcare-related software applications.
  • Design research studies to obtain scientific information.
  • Develop computer or information security policies or procedures.
  • Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
  • Install computer software.
  • Provide recommendations to others about computer hardware.
  • Test computer system operations to ensure proper functioning.
  • Train others in computer interface or software use.
  • Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.