The aim of the program is to prepare you for administrative roles in the field of healthcare and hospital management. It improves upon your managerial skills that come in handy while manning administrative positions in hospitals, nursing homes and health clinics. The course has immense scope in today’s work-field, as the number of corporate hospitals are rising every year.
Eligibility and course duration
Following are the categories who can apply for the program:
- Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or Dental from an institute recognized by the Medical & Dental Council of India respectively.
- Candidates with degree in homeopathy, nursing, pharmacy and other medical trades with relevant work experience in hospitals.
- Other graduates having degree in business management, finance and personnel management too should have relevant work experience in the healthcare sector.
Selections to the program are based on past academic performances. Some of the institutes may however conduct entrance tests as well as interviews.
The program is of 1-year duration.
More about the course
As is mentioned above there is a rapid growth in the number of hospitals. As a result, the demand for medical professionals who will look after the administration of the hospitals too is on the rise. Such trained manpower come very useful in performing the administrative duties in a hospital setting and are very much responsible for the effective functioning of the hospitals. Through theory classes and practical demonstration, you are taught on a number of management related topics like human resource management, materials management, finance, inventory control, operational research, management information system, economic order quantity and so on. Other than the above, you gain experience in decision making and problem solving skills. You also learn assessing the clinical and non-classical needs of patients, provide administrative and technical support to physicians, nursing staff and paramedical personnel working in the hospitals.
Job opportunities and scope of work
By undertaking a post graduate diploma program in hospital management you can very well gain employment in the hospital and the healthcare sector. You will be into administrative and managerial role in the hospitals. You will be planning and managing the various clinical services departments. You will be looking after the management of the OPDs, operation theatre, patient wards, ICU, laboratories and the emergency care units. As a hospital administrator your work will also involve taking care of dietary services, linen and laundry services, sanitation, hospital waste disposal and so on.
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