Medical Facilities Section Director

Administer activities of state department of hospital licensing.
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~ $165,000

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What do Medical Facilities Section Directors do?

Administers activities of state department of hospital licensing and construction: Directs inspection of public and private hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic centers and similar facilities in operation or under construction. Recommends or disapproves licensing in accord with findings, state laws, and established policy. Prepares and coordinates state plan for construction of medical facilities, in accordance with demonstrated need, available funds, and availability of medical service personnel. Prepares and enforces standards for operation of medical facilities. Confers with medical service personnel, representative of local medical societies, and other interested parties to implement policies and programs in accordance with public interest. May administer activities of state-operated clinics and hospitals.

Should I be a Medical Facilities Section Director?

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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Director, Medical Facilities Section, Director, Youth Correctional Facility

    How to Become a
    Medical Facilities Section Director

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