Location: Weston, WV
- Apply knowledge of nursing, provider 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, 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.
- Test computer system operations to ensure proper functioning.
- Evaluate utility of software or hardware technologies.
- Review healthcare-related software applications as they apply to hospital operations.
- Analyze and interpret patient, nursing, provider, or information systems data to improve nursing and provider workflow and services.
- Analyze health-related data.
- 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, providers and systems engineers, analysts, project coordinators, vendors or designers using object-oriented models or other techniques.
- Communicate project information to others.
- Develop or implement policies or practices to ensure the privacy, confidentiality, or security of patient information.
- Develop computer or information security policies or procedures.
- Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
- Identify, collect, record or analyze data that are relevant to the nursing care of patients.
- Document operational activities.
- Develop strategies, policies or procedures for introducing, evaluating or modifying information technology applied to nursing or provider practice, administration, education, or research.
- Develop guidelines for system implementation.
- Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in informatics.
- Update knowledge about emerging industry or technology trends.
- Provide consultation to nurses and providers regarding hardware or software configuration.
- Provide recommendations to others about computer hardware.
- Disseminate information about nursing informatics science and practice to the profession, other health care professions, nursing students, and the public.
- Develop, implement or evaluate health information technology applications, tools, processes or structures to assist nurses with data management.
- Design healthcare-related software applications as required by the hospital.
- Use informatics science to design or implement health information technology applications to resolve clinical or health care administrative problems.
- Develop or deliver training programs for health information technology, creating operating manuals as needed.
- Train others, including nursing, providers and other clinical users in computer interface or software use.
- Analyze computer and information technologies to determine applicability to nursing practice, education, and administration.
- Inform on local, state, national and international health policies related to information management and communication, confidentiality and security, patient safety, infrastructure development and economics.
- Apply information technology to solve business, clinical or other applied problems.