The specific duties of a healthcare administrator depend largely on the type of facility by which they are employed; a wide range of institutions employ these professionals, including, hospitals, nursing homes, correctional facilities, primary-care medical practices, and others. However, this is almost always an upper-management position, responsible for leading a relatively large staff of nurses and nursing assistants.
Healthcare Administrator Tasks
Market and conduct market analysis to understand growth and revenue drivers and motivations.
Manage all financial operations, such as daily and annual reporting.
Lead clinical and business professionals, and liaise to explain needs, improve clinical quality, and increase growth.
Oversee staffing including hiring, training, evaluation, and reviews.