Administrator, Hospital

Manager, Hospital

Minimum BBA/BBM/BBS (Administration)

Minimum experience of up to 2 years in the relevant field

The tasks an Administrator, Hospital is expected to perform include:

Directing administration of hospital, nursing home or other health care facility

Administering fiscal operations such as budget planning, accounting and establishing rates for health care services

Directing hiring and training of personnel

Negotiating for improvement of and additions to buildings and equipment

Directing and co-ordinating activities of medical, nursing and administrative staff and services

Developing policies and procedures for various establishment activities

Representing establishment at community meetings and promoting programmes through various news media, if required

Developing or expanding programmes or services for scientific research, preventive medicine, medical and vocational rehabilitation and community health and welfare promotion

Basic knowledge of administration policies of hospitals and work rules

Familiar with business and management principles

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services

Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, etc.

In-depth knowledge of economics, accounting principles and practices, financial markets and banking policies

Efficient in analysing and reporting financial data

Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, etc.

Basic knowledge of techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries/diseases

Master?s in Hospital Management

Good analytical skills

Excellent communication skills

Leadership skills

Problem solving abilities


Good interpersonal skills

Excellent negotiation skills

It is a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Medical Staff and other Administrative Personnel

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from clinic to clinic

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?


This job isnot considered hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health risks include exposure to infections

Occupational hazards include mental stress and pain in joints, etc. if not taken care of

For candidates with experience -`20,000 to`33,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Healthcare Sector in India

According to CII, healthcare has emerged as one of the largest service sectors in India. With estimated revenue of around $ 30 billion, it constitutes 5% of GDP and offers employment to around 4 million people. By 2025, Indian population will reach 1.4 billion with about 45% constituting urban adult (15 years+). To cater to this demographic change, the healthcare sector will have to be about $100 billion in size contributing nearly 8 to 10% of the then GDP. Medical tourism market is valued to be worth over $310 million with foreign patients coming by 100,000 every year, and the market is predicted to grow to $2 billion by 2012.

Career opportunities in the field of Hospital Management are increasing very rapidly not only because of the growing importance of hospital industry, but also with the difference in the nature of work in hospitals.

This industry is growing rapidly all over the globe bringing tremendous employment opportunities and a stable career option for Administrator, Hospital.


Medical colleges

Cities and towns across India