Health Informatics Specialist Job Description

Health informatics specialists are medical professionals who help monitor patients’ health from a medical, insurance, and risk management angle.

This professional is typically responsible for ensuring a patient’s medical data is properly collected and properly stored.

Health informatics specialists typically work in a healthcare setting, frequently a medical center, clinic, or hospital.

In smaller clinics or hospitals a medical informatics specialist may be called a medical coder or health data manager.

American Health Information Management Association

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Health Informatics Specialist who can help us to improve our patient care and health outcomes. You will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing health information systems that support clinical decision making, patient care and public health. You will also be required to evaluate the impact of these systems on patient care, health outcomes and cost-effectiveness.

Health Informatics Specialist Duties:

  • Design and develop custom applications to efficiently manage clinical data
  • Create, implement, and maintain standards for the management, storage, and transmission of health information
  • Maintain electronic and paper records, information, and data
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to meet administrative and clinical requirements
  • Develop and implement data, reports, data warehouses, and data mining activities
  • Provide expert technical assistance to staff, patients, and physicians
  • Oversee and perform database maintenance, update, and system implementation work

Health Informatics Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain departmental and hospital enterprise data warehouses, using SQL queries to extract and manipulate data as needed, using SQL Server
  • Perform data integration and data warehousing activities, including data mapping, data cleansing, data quality assurance, data testing, and data migration
  • Perform data modeling and design, and develop ETL (extraction, transformation, and loading) applications
  • Develop database solutions to extract, transform, and load data
  • Develop data queries, reports, and dashboards
  • Perform data transformation activities, including data cleansing, data quality assurance, data testing, and data migration
  • Create, maintain, and support data architecture and storage architecture
  • Perform data migration activities, including data cleansing, data quality assurance, data testing, and data migration
  • Manage data architecture, database development, and database administration

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Informatics or Health Information Technology
  • 2+ years of experience in health informatics or health information management
  • Strong working knowledge of EHR/EMR systems
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations and standards governing health informatics
  • Knowledge of clinical workflow processes
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Company Name is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in building a diverse and inclusive team, and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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