Health Care Administrator
Now is the perfect time to consider a rewarding career in health care administration. With new laws impacting the U.S. health care system and significant changes taking place, your leadership and management skills can make a huge difference in the medical field.
As a health care executive you plan, coordinate and direct health care services. You supervise the delivery of services by doctors, nurses and other medical staff and oversee compliance with government agencies. You make important business decisions and improve the efficiency of your medical center or facility. Health care administrators or managers can work in a number of settings, including hospitals, private practices, nursing homes, home health agencies, insurance companies and HMOs.
Some health care management professionals are specialists focused on a particular department while others are generalists and keep the entire operations of a medical facility running smoothly. Health care is a business and for individuals who enjoy the business side of the medical industry, this career is for you.
But are there health care administrator jobs available? Yes. Employment of health care administrators is expected to grow 9-17% by 2016. An estimated 100,000 health care administrators will be needed by 2016.
Your Health Care Management Career Awaits
Four-D College has an all-new Associate of Science Health Care Administration program accredited by California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. The 14-month program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the foundational functions within health care administration.
Salaries for this exciting career vary widely. The average salary of medical and health services managers was $84,270 in 2010.
Ready to maximize your managerial skills with a health care administration career? Call Four-D College today! Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Contact a Four-D College admissions representative at 800-600-5422.