Hospital management is relatively a new concept. It has gained in popularity with the arrival of corporate hospitals in our cities and towns. Since hospitals, especially the private ones, are more of a corporate entity, the administration and many of the services in a hospital are mostly handled by professional hands trained and experienced in management principles. With increasing number of such corporate hospitals in our country, the field of hospital management provides for lucrative career opportunities.
Eligibility and course duration
- Preferably a medical or dental degree recognized by the Medical/Dental Council of India.
- Others with bachelor's degree in homeopathy, nursing and pharmacy with a few years of hospital experience too may apply.
- Non-medical candidates with post graduate diploma or MBA in Finance, Personnel and material Management too may apply but with a certain minimum years of experience in the health sector.
It is a 1 year program.
More about the course
Hospital administrators and managers provide the important link for the various services that are offered by a hospital to its patients. They are responsible for the smooth functioning of every department and are the backbone providing every kind of support to the medical and technical staff. Hospital administrators look into every aspect of running a hospital, from looking after stores and inventories to handling finance and the administrative tasks. As such the courses are instrumental in providing you with the much needed understanding of the functioning of the hospitals and its various arms. You are given inputs on the management techniques that are most important in managing any organization efficiently and profitably. Aspects on personnel management too are provided for effective utilization of human resources. By undergoing this course you will be better able to monitor and coordinate every activity in a hospital set up.
Undertaking this course is of immense value, especially if you are a health professional. You could get hired by any of the big corporate hospitals in the country. Even many of the public sector and government hospitals recruit professionals for managing the affairs professionally and effectively. Other than hospitals, your services could be utilized in nursing homes, rehabilitation centres, hospices, old age centres, homes for the differently abled and other large medical facilities. Some of the positions they hold are of manager, consultant, assistant administrator, hospital superintendent, head of the departments and so on.
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