Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical and health services managers must direct changes that conform to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology.
- Education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Soft skills: analytical skills, communication skills, detail oriented
- Average annual salary: $ 96,500
- 3 in state schools: Concordia University (Portland, OR), George Fox University (Newberg, OR), Mt. Hood Community College (Gresham, OR)
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