1342-Health service managers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Health service managers
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Job Description: 
Health service managers plan, direct coordinate and evaluate the provision of clinical and community health care services in hospitals, clinics, public health agencies and similar organizations.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organization or centre
  • (b) directing, supervising and evaluating the work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel
  • (c) establishing objectives and evaluative or operational criteria for units they manage
  • (d) directing or conducting recruitment, hiring and training of personnel
  • (e) developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and performance standards for medical, nursing, technical and administrative staff
  • (f) monitoring the use of diagnostic services, inpatient beds, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services
  • (g) controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation and expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • (h) liaising with other health and welfare service providers, boards and funding bodies to coordinate the provision of services
  • (i) advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • (j) representing the organization in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Clinical director
- Community health care coordinator
- Director of nursing
- Hospital matron
- Medical administrator


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Aged care service manager - 1343

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