Clinical Informatics Coordinator
A Clinical Informatics Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the information systems that are used within the hospital or health care facility. This career involves in-depth knowledge of clinical information systems and data retrieval as well as the most efficient and effective ways for medical personnel to be able to access the data for patient treatment.
Plan, implement, and evaluate the information systems that are used within the hospital or health care facility; Involve themselves in depth knowledge of clinical information systems and data retrieval as well as the most efficient and effective ways for medical personnel to be able to access the data for patient treatment; Evaluate current information systems and knowledge of alternate or new information systems is important for the coordinator; Upgrade or improve existing computer information systems or recommend new systems
Must be PC literate; The Clinical Information Systems Coordinator must possess a working knowledge of computers and computer systems as well as having hand-on experience working in a clinical setting; Experience working with various groups, excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as patience to teach computer skills to a wide variety of individuals are important; Experience with advanced clinical software systems, databases, and other computer software programs developed for hospital or healthcare facilities; Additional training in computer skills and information technology is strongly encouraged
Director of Clinical Informatics
Training & Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience/training in the medical field required
Average Salary: $75,000
25th percentile: $45,772
75th percentile: $92,500
Work Experience: Four (4) years clinical and/or patient care experience preferred; Hospital or medical information systems experience preferred; Experience in supervisory roles and working with information systems within a clinical or hospital setting
Did You Know: According to the New York Times, "The demand for health informatics specialists is skyrocketing."