Health Care Facility Administrator

Direct administration of hospitals or other health care facilities.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$51,000 – $145,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Health Care Facility Administrators do?

Directs administration of hospital, nursing home, or other health care facility within authority of governing board: Administers fiscal operations, such as budget planning, accounting, and establishing rates for health care services. Directs hiring and training of personnel. Negotiates for improvement of and additions to buildings and equipment. Directs and coordinates activities of medical, nursing, and administrative staffs and services. Develops policies and procedures for various establishment activities. May represent establishment at community meetings and promote programs through various news media. May develop or expand programs or services for scientific research, preventive medicine, medical and vocational rehabilitation, and community health and welfare promotion. May be designated according to type of health care facility as Hospital Administrator or Nursing Home Administrator.


Should I be a Health Care Facility Administrator?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Administrator, Health Care Facility, Health Facility Administrator

    How to Become a
    Health Care Facility Administrator

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