Profession healthcare institution manager

Healthcare institution managers supervise the operations of healthcare institutions, such as hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, home care services and elderly care institutions to ensure the organisation meets requirements, the patients and residents are cared for, the organisation is maintained and the necessary equipment present. They also supervise the staff and ensure record maintenance.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Social

Knowledge

  • Manage healthcare staff

    The managerial tasks and responsibilities required in a health care setting.

  • Budgetary principles

    Principles of estimating and planning of forecasts for business activity, compile regular budget and reports.

  • Health care legislation

    The patients` rights and responsibilities of health practitioners and the possible repercussions and prosecutions in relation to medical treatment negligence or malpractice.

  • Health care system

    The structure and function of health care services.

Skills

  • Keep task records

    Organise and classify records of prepared reports and correspondence related to the performed work and progress records of tasks.

  • Manage operations in healthcare institutions

    Plan, organise and monitor the workflow in institutions providing of medial care to individuals such as hospitals, rehabilitation facilities or elderly care institutions.

  • Set quality assurance objectives

    Define quality assurance targets and procedures and see to their maintenance and continued improvement by reviewing targets, protocols, supplies, processes, equipment and technologies for quality standards.

  • Implement strategic planning

    Take action on the goals and procedures defined at a strategic level in order to mobilise resources and pursue the established strategies.

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Analyse goal progress

    Analyse the steps which have been taken in order to reach the organisation's goals in order to assess the progress which has been made, the feasibility of the goals, and to ensure the goals can be met according to deadlines.

  • Contribute to public health campaigns

    Contribute to local or national public health campaigns by evaluating health priorities, the government changes in regulations and advertising the new trends in relation to health care and prevention.

  • Communicate effectively in healthcare

    Communicate effectively with patients, families and other caregivers, health care professionals, and community partners.

  • Hire new personnel

    Hire new personnel for a company or organisation payroll via a prepared set of procedures. Make staffing decisions and direct selection co-workers.

  • Advise policy makers in healthcare

    Present research to policy makers, health care providers, and educators to encourage improvements in public health.

  • Implement policy in healthcare practices

    Establish how policies should be interpreted and translated within the practice, implementing local and national policies, as well as those of your own practice and proposing developments and improvements to service delivery.

  • Manage health and safety standards

    Oversee all personnel and processes to comply with health, safety and hygiene standards. Communicate and support alignment of these requirements with the company's health and safety programmes.

  • Comply with legislation related to health care

    Comply with the regional and national legislation that is relevant to one`s work and apply it in practice.

Optional knowledge and skills

recruit employees represent the organisation address public health issues supervise medical office support workers manage staff work within communities assess health services within the community lead healthcare services changes perform quality audits public health negotiate supplier arrangements medical studies train employees medical terminology develop financial statistics reports delegate activities administrative tasks in a medical environment apply conflict management promote inclusion set organisational policies hygiene in a health care setting liaise with local authorities manage fundraising activities