I was fortunate to land a position recently as a Clinical Informatics Nurse at a hospital with less than 100 beds in Massachusetts. The IT Department is quite small and I soon realized after the first few weeks that I am primarily responsible for facilitating my own orientaiton to the job.
Although I have an MS in Nursing/Healthcare Informatics, my IT experience it limited. If anyone has experienced this themselves, or developed training materials for staff in my role, your advice would be greatly appreciated.
Dec 5, '12
I am assuming if it's a small hospital in MASS its Meditech. I just started two weeks ago, and most of my orientation has been self study.
U must become a member of several users' groups: Welcome | MUSEWeb - Medical Users Software Exchange
U must get a login to this site; you must check with your IT department to ensure you have an account, but there are many webinars U will find useful to get you up to speed: https://www.meditech.com/supportbeta...rSeminars.html
I don't know what version you are running, but know that the structure between the versions vary. We are using Meditech 6.07.
Email me if I can be of any help. Good luck.