Hospital Manager

HOSPITAL MANAGER

 

A BRIEF INTRO

Hospital management is an art, which facilities patient doctor relationship carried through various disciplines of punctuality, hard work and dedication. It is all about connecting all the departments in a hospital simultaneously to achieve the central objective and to provide non-clinical support to the medical and non-medical staff in performing their duty. It plays an important role in defining the practices and measures to provide quality care services to the customers (patients) and the visitors. It helps in the smooth running of the hospital

TYPICAL WORK SCHEDULE

8 am: Observation round  starts at hospital

9 am: Inter-departmental meetings

11:30 pm: Patient-visiting rounds

2 pm: Quick lunch

4 to 5 pm: Time motion study, to provide a lean approach (lean management) to hospital.

7 pm: Home bound

SALARY STRUCTURE

  • Trainee level: 10,000 to Rs. 12,000 per month
  • Executive: 15,000 to Rs. 18,000 per month
  • Manager: Around Rs. 45,000 per month
  • AGM: 50,0000 to Rs. 65,000 per month
  • GM: Around Rs. 80,0000 per month
  • The package of a COO/CEO can be anywhere between 15 lakh to Rs. 25 lakh per annum. A more skilled, experienced manager could earn more

DESIRED QUALITIES

  • In-dept domain knowledge
  • Good PR skill
  • Humane outlook
  • Ability to make spontaneous decisions
  • Patience, convincing power and ability to deliver
  • The attitude of a team leader
  • Honesty and humility, to help solve problems

HOW DO I GET THERE ?

A degree in hospital administration or management from a recognized college is the first step. Bachelor of hospital Administration is a three-year degree course for undergraduates. Minimum requirement is 10+2 pass with biology, aggregating 50 per cent marks.

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PROS AND CONS

  • Opportunity to work in a booming industry
  • India needs a large number of healthcare managers.
  • Difficult to keep pace with changing industry demand
  • A single error judgement may ruin one’s career
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