Informatics Nurse Specialists :

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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $76,860.00
Average Time to Fill 63 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 6,616
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.72 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Technology and Tool Usage
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Write computer programs or code
Design data processing systems
Develop records management systems
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Develop testing routines or procedures
Develop diagrams or flow charts of how systems operate
Design control systems

Interacting With Computers

Solve software problems
Maintain complex computer databases
Maintain computer software or code
Debug computer programs, software, or systems
Install software applications
Enter analysis of medical tests or clinical results into computer for storage
Code data or other information

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Relational Databases
Business Development
Microsoft Project

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