Exam Code HIT-001
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.
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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.
Healthcare Help Desk Specialist or Technician
Managed Service Provider for medical offices and practices
Healthcare Desktop Support
Technical and Software Support staff
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There’s a wealth of training materials available that match your learning needs and learning style. Whether you are studying on your own, or in a classroom environment, we recommend CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC) training materials that will help you get ready for your certification exam and pass the test.
For all training options, visit our training overview.
Instructor-led training provides a comfortable teaching environment with instructors that are familiar with the certification process and can help you master your certification exam. Find your instructor now.
When you’ve completed your training and you know you can take your certification exam with confidence, head over to the CompTIA Marketplace and purchase your exam voucher that you will need to sign up for the test.
Once you’ve purchased your voucher, you can find a testing location and schedule your test.
The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.
For certifications that are part of the CompTIA Continuing Education program and that can be renewed, please go to our Continuing Education page.
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