Clinical Informatics Jobs
Soliant is hiring all experience levels across every healthcare IT skill set in informatics. We have job opportunities for clinicians, such as nurses and pharmacists, as well as non-clinicians with strong IT experience in clinical informatics.
As computers take on an increasing presence in hospital settings, the need continues to increase for the blend of patient care and information technology. There is a heavy need for cross-trained individuals – nurses and pharmacists – who understand both the clinical side and the IT side. We are currently hiring for informatics jobs nationwide for informatics nurses, pharmacist informaticists, informatics specialists, clinical informatics leaders, directors of informatics, senior lead informatics analysts, informatics consultants, chief medical informatics officers, and other informatics positions.
Clinical Informatics Duties
A clinical informatics specialist is responsible for practicing proper workflow procedures, identifying issues and concerns, offering leadership and guidance to help individuals process facility requirements, design information systems, assist with the creation of new technologies, supporting health care workers, being a constant communicative voice with other healthcare partners, identifying new IT system opportunities, digitalizing client records and overseeing the overall functionality and day-to-day operation of clinical information systems across the facility and community. A clinical informatics professional is a leadership figure, and must possess a knack for communication, compassion, logical thinking and quick decision making. A clinical informatics specialist may also act to promote system functionality by testing new systems and involving other professionals in the health systems process.
Clinical Informatics Education Requirements
Some facilities may only require the clinical informatics professional to have completed a high school degree, as well as several years of experience with related health care technology and health systems. Some positions require a higher level of education, with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. The more qualified a clinical informatics professional is, the more likely they are to be noticed in the job market. Plus, there are several payment perks to obtaining a higher level of education as well. There may be some state-level certifications that a clinical informatics professional may need to obtain before being considered for employment as well.
Clinical Informatics Job Market
A clinical informatics manager can make an excellent salary per year by ensuring systems compliance and working with a team to ensure that systems are functioning properly. There is a high projected job growth in the field of clinical informatics, as the technological advances are increasing, and with it the demand to stay on top of the most streamlined healthcare systems.