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Career Details :: Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medicine and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Administers fiscal operations, such as planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, and coordinating financial reporting.
- Develops or expands medical programs or health services for research, rehabilitation, and community health promotion.
- Implements and administers programs and services for health care or medical facility.
- Prepares activity reports to inform management of the status and implementation plans of programs, services, and quality initiatives.
- Reviews and analyzes facility activities and data to aid planning and cash and risk management and to improve service utilization.
- Recruits, hires, and evaluates the performance of medical staff and auxiliary personnel.
- Develops and maintains computerized records management system to store or process personnel, activity, or personnel data.
- Inspects facilities for emergency readiness and compliance of access, safety, and sanitation regulations and recommends building or equipment modifications.
- Develops instructional materials and conducts in-service and community-based educational programs.
- Consults with medical, business, and community groups to discuss service problems, coordinate activities and plans, and promote health programs.
- Establishes work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space, and equipment availability.
- Develops organizational policies and procedures and establishes evaluative or operational criteria for facility or medical unit.
- Directs and coordinates activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, and maintenance personnel of health care facility or mobile unit.
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General Work Activities
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Guiding, Directing & Motivating Subordinates
- Performing Administrative Activities
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems
- Management of Personnel Resources
- Management of Financial Resources
- Reading Comprehension
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
- Consequence of Error
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Coordinate or Lead Others