Prefer something other than direct patient care? Consider the Management Side of Healthcare
August 23, 2012
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Do you want to help the healthcare industry? Are you skilled in managing groups of people? Healthcare is a growing, changing industry, and it has an increasing need for administrators. If you’re drawn to healthcare but don’t want to work directly with patients, healthcare management could be the field for you.
From marketing to executive positions, there is a need for professionals to run the business side of healthcare. Even if you’ve previously studied a field other than healthcare, your skills can be used. Focus the finance, advertising, HR, or IT skills you’ve developed to hone in on healthcare, an industry that can matter to you. Below is a partial list of healthcare administrative opportunities you may be ready to pursue:
- Medical Staff Administration
- Supply/Equipment Management
- Information Systems
Hospitals are only one provider of healthcare. Consider positions in the following facilities:
- Nursing homes
- Doctor’s offices
- Rehab centers
- Research foundations
- Consulting firms
Are you looking to pursue your interests in healthcare administration? Explore a focused healthcare administration degree program today.
Briarcliffe College cannot guarantee employment or salary.