The healthcare industry created one in seven jobs in the United States in 2018, totaling 29,000 new jobs each month. If those numbers aren’t enough to impress you, the projections for the next several years are even more promising.
The aging population is creating greater demand for healthcare services, and pairing that with advancements in healthcare technology explains why the healthcare information technology industry is seeing such a boom in job creation. Below are 10 healthcare IT companies hiring in 2019.
A supplier of health IT services, devices, solutions, and hardware, Cerner Corporation does it all. Based in Kansas City, Cerner recently announced their $4.5 billion expansion plan which will require a 70% jump in their workforce size and will offer 16,000 jobs in the next ten years. Cerner is known for their training and career development, and they pride themselves on providing opportunities and promoting from within. If there’s any time to apply and jump on board with this company, it’s now.
Another midwest tech hub, Verona, Wisconsin is home to Epic Systems. What was once a small company with under 1,000 employees, now has over 9,000. They recently expanded their headquarters to accommodate its growing employee base, and have offices internationally in the Netherlands, Denmark, Dubai, the UK, Australia, and Singapore. Epic employee perks include road bike clubs, company-wide volunteer programs, and 800-acre community-oriented campus.
The new partnership between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase, announced last year as Haven Healthcare, is making huge strides in tackling issues of affordability and care access. Amazon has certainly reached its goal of breaking into the healthcare industry, and they currently have many Boston based jobs available on their website.
With their recent expansion in New York City, Flatiron Health is seeing impressive company wide growth. Since launching in 2012 with only a handful of employees, they now employee over 700 people, 300 of which have been added within the past three years. There are over 100 positions waiting to be filled currently on Glassdoor, with many of these roles in technology. They offer excellent maternity and paternity leave packages, and unlimited paid time off.
Most of us own an Apple device, and with their new releases of health devices like the Apple Watch and health app on the iPhone, they’re making huge strides in the health services field. The new Apple Watch even has an electrocardiogram feature which in the past few months has been FDA cleared and is planned to be integrated in 2019, meaning many new jobs are coming with it. Here are some recent healthcare IT jobs posted by Apple.
If a startup company is more your style, consider applying for one of Pack Health’s many open positions in Birmingham, Alabama. The company of what used to consist of just 30 employees, and is now expanding their headquarters and plans to hire 175 employees over the next four years.
As one of the biggest competitors in the health insurance sector, UnitedHealth alludes to expanding even further in 2019. In 2017, they announced their plans to hire more than 400 remote employees over the next couple of years. While they are a Minnesota based company, they house employees in almost every state. There are currently over 3,000 open positions listed on their career website, and many are technology based.
Based in Ohio, AtriCure announced their $1.5 million expansion this past February, which includes plans to expand their Mason headquarters by 5 acres and to create more than 100 jobs. According to LinkedIn, 52 open positions are currently available. Some not-so-typical employee benefits include an onsite fitness center, pet insurance, and employee stock purchase plans.
Backed by Alphabet and funded by top investors, this health insurance startup is making huge strides in the industry. With three offices spanning the country, Clover Health offers healthcare IT candidates career options in New Jersey, Texas, and California, as well as many remote options. They currently have a Director of Information Technology position available, among various others in the technology field.
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