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Medical and Health Services Managers
(SOC Code : 11-9111)
in California

Plan, direct, or coordinate medicine and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree .

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$57.18$39.78$53.93$69.42

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202027,80033,0005,20018.71,210

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Histocompatibility Laboratory Director LicenseDepartment of Public Health
Division for Health Care Quality
Laboratory Field Services
www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/lfs
Nursing Home AdministratorDepartment of Public Health
Licensing and Certification
Nursing Home Administrator Program
www.cdph.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,67529.5%
Offices of Physicians 63,2189.8%
Outpatient Care Centers 7,5476.0%
Nursing Care Facilities 2,5585.9%
Residential Mental Health Facilities 135.1%
Community Care Facility for the Elderly 5,4244.7%
Home Health Care Services 4,1284.0%
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 3,4063.0%
Insurance Carriers 5,4702.4%
Individual and Family Services 22,2732.3%
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 47,2632.2%
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 7,8912.0%
Office Administrative Services 2,1641.6%
Other Residential Care Facilities 8651.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9621.1%
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals 1,3361.0%
Other Hospitals 1461.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administra
Health Policy Analysis
Health Services Administration
Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Conduct and administer fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services, and coordinating financial reporting.
Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel.
Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by attending board meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
Review and analyze facility activities and data to aid planning and cash and risk management and to improve service utilization.
Plan, implement and administer programs and services in a health care or medical facility, including personnel administration, training, and coordination of medical, nursing and physical plant staff.
Direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
Establish work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability.
Maintain awareness of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes, and financing options.
Monitor the use of diagnostic services, inpatient beds, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services.
Develop and maintain computerized record management systems to store and process data such as personnel activities and information, and to produce reports.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Alternate Titles
Clinical Directors; Directors of Health Services; Directors of Nursing; Health Care Administrators; Health Information Administrators; Hospital Directors; Medical Directors; Public Health Administrators
 
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