1342-Health Services Managers

Job Title: 

Health Services Managers

Job Description: 

Health services managers plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the provision of clinical and community healthcare services in hospitals, clinics, public health agencies and similar organisations


Tasks include:

  • providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • directing, supervising and evaluating the work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel
  • establishing objectives and evaluative or operational criteria for units they manage
  • developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, technical and administrative staff
  • 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
  • liaising with other health and welfare service providers, boards and funding bodies to coordinate the provision of services
  • advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Clinical director
Director of nursing

This unit group excludes

Aged care services manager (1343)

Specific Occupations: 

Health services manager

International Careers(ISCO): 
Similar O*NET Careers (USA) : 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore