Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars:

Apply knowledge of healthcare and information systems to assist in the design, development, and continued modification and analysis of computerized healthcare systems. Abstract, collect, and analyze treatment and followup information of patients. May educate staff and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the healthcare information system. May design, develop, test, and implement databases with complete history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status to help monitor diseases.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $41,040.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,017
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 9.52 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Decision-making
Computer Fundamentals
Written Communication
Creativity
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Integrity
Professionalism
Organization
Following Directions
Customer Service

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Design data processing systems
Write computer programs or code
Develop records management systems
Optimize software performance
Design data security systems
Develop computer or information security policies or procedures
Develop computer, network, or database policies, procedures, or standards
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Design video game features or details
Design software applications
Design software or user interface
Develop applications to access data warehouses while maintaining information security and integrity
Develop software or computer applications
Develop basic data repositories or databases
Develop web interfaces using established guidelines and verification techniques
Apply user experience to application design
Develop basic financial data repositories or databases
Develop complex computer databases
Define database parameters or specifications
Design computer hardware solutions
Create databases including tables, relationships, and queries
Develop engineering policies, procedures, or standards
Determine operational criteria or specifications
Develop diagrams or flow charts of how systems operate
Develop testing routines or procedures
Develop index systems
Define website architectures
Develop web services
Create relational databases
Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Develop operational policies and standards
Develop computer or data information systems
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Write business project or bid proposals
Design engineering related electronic or computer equipment, systems, or instrumentation
Design manufacturing processes or methods
Prepare graphics or other visual representations of information
Design employee health programs
Design control systems
Design power sources or equipment

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze medical or health data
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Analyze patient activity to determine progress
Analyze information technology problems
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Perform medical research
Analyze business problems
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Examine patients
Conduct patient assessments
Analyze user workflow in software or application designs
Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems
Interpret psychological test results
Analyze organizational workflows
Analyze engineering design problems
Analyze technical engineering problems
Interpret x-ray images
Conduct physical examinations
Take vital signs
Perform engineering research
Review customer records
Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies
Evaluate product design
Analyze engineering data
Perform biological testing
Prepare data for analysis
Analyze legacy databases
Analyze operational or management reports to inform business decisions
Perform software crash analysis

Interacting With Computers

Solve software problems
Maintain complex computer databases
Assist users with software or hardware problems
Troubleshoot computer database problems
Solve computer hardware problems
Maintain computer software or code
Debug computer programs or code
Troubleshoot computer hardware problems
Enter codes into computers to set or operate equipment
Install software applications
Create data backups to prevent loss of information
Configure computer networks
Install hardware, software, or peripheral equipment
Maintain network systems
Troubleshoot computer network problems
Integrate software into different types of pre-existing environments, architectures, or systems
Plan computer security measures
Upload data to website or online server for information sharing
Enter medical or clinical test results and analyses into computer for storage
Implement security measures for computer or information systems
Debug computer software or systems
Code medical procedures on claims
Enter patient or treatment data into computers
Update database information
Modify computer network systems

Documenting/Recording Information

Write technical specifications for computer systems
Record medical history
Write documentation for software, applications, or computer operation
Write technical specifications for software or applications
Document medical prognosis
Document design or development procedures
Maintain medical records
Prepare official health documents or records
Maintain record of medication or equipment dispensed to patient
Write documentation for hardware maintenance tasks
Document operational activities
Manage clinical or social case records
Document network maintenance activities or tasks
Document technical design details
Prepare procedural documents
Maintain medical facility records
Document operational procedures for information technology work
Write technical health or medical documents
Maintain computer networks to enhance performance and user access
Maintain insurance records
Record client's personal data
Process medical billing information
Prepare records of customer charges
Prepare post project assessment report

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer non-intravenous medications
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Treat medical condition of patient
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Give medications or immunizations
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Conduct medical tests
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Develop treatment plans
Employ preventative procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Treat psychological disorders and issues
Perform medical surgery
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Develop medical treatment plans
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Perform minor surgery
Incorporate nutritional practices and techniques into menus, diets, or individual meals
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Conduct medical x-rays
Provide in home patient care
Attend to patient's personal care
Administer intravenous medications
Perform emergency medical procedures
Provide care for mentally ill or special needs individuals
Provide care for children or adolescents

Getting Information

Read computer or software documentation to solve technical problems
Read operating, service, or repair manuals
Review engineering data or reports
Review information technology related codes and specifications
Review information technology related work orders
Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals
Collect information technology related data
Interview patients to gather medical information
Perform information technology related research
Interpret information from diagrams, blueprints, schematics, or technical drawings
Gather information from doctor's prescription
Obtain approval for project plans
Conduct meetings to gather information technology related information such as network or software issues, or product development
Interview clients to gather information about their backgrounds, therapy needs, or progress
Research medical or health improvement issues
Request reports or records
Collect data about customer needs
Research engineering designs or applications
Read manufacturing specifications for electronic products
Read detailed electronic design specifications
Retrieve data from digital or online sources
Conduct medical laboratory tests
Collect personal information

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