CompTIA HIT covers the knowledge and skills required to support healthcare IT systems in U.S. clinical settings.
The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification ensures IT professionals have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in installing, managing and troubleshooting IT systems in medical and clinical settings. Healthcare IT technicians are essential in maintaining a high quality of care to patients in hospitals nationwide.
As an IT professional working at a hospital, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with unfamiliar medical terminology and patient confidentiality requirements. CompTIA’s Healthcare IT Technician certification dives into the latest hospital-based IT systems and focuses on the medical jargon you’ll be working with.
Healthcare IT Technician provides growth potential
Help desk technicians in healthcare environments earn $40,000 per year on average. The average annual salary for an implementation support specialist, an IT professional able to implement, deploy and support healthcare IT systems, is $71,000.
Healthcare IT Technician keeps you relevant
CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician puts you in a high-growth job market. Employment of health IT professionals is expected to increase by 20 percent through 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The U.S. government estimates that we will need more than 50,000 health IT workers to help medical providers with electronic medical records – a number expected only to grow as the American population ages.