Demand for nurse informaticists ramps up

By Healthcare Facilities Today
September 25, 2013

The Chicago area job market is booming for nursing informatics, according to an article in

Nursing informatics blends nursing science, information science and computer science.

Technological advances in healthcare have ramped up the demand for nurse informaticists who understand clinical practice and can translate that specification for IT, according to the article.

The Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology anticipates 50,000 new health information technology jobs will be created within the next few years.

Potential recruits must understand the nature of the business, have a healthcare background and possess good analytical and interpersonal skills, the article said.

Nurses interested in leading the transformation in healthcare who can deal with constant changes in technology and clinical needs should consider nursing informatics, said Michelle Dardis, RN-BC, MSN, MBA, clinical informatics specialist at Vanguard Health Systems, which has several hospitals in the Chicago area.. There is no typical day.

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