Resume Tips or Strategies:
Career Resources for MS Healthcare Administration:
Salary and job outlook information
|Occupational Health and Safety Specialists (Health and Safety Inspectors, Health Technicians)
||+4% (slower than average)
|Medical and Health Services Managers (Healthcare Administrators, Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Managers, Health Information Managers, Health Services Administrators, Health Services Directors, Health Services Managers)
||+17% (faster than average)
|Top Executives (Directors)
|Administrative Services Managers
- How do you ensure your organization delivers the best care, for every patient, every time?
- How do you demonstrate the value of the services you deliver to the various constituencies: business, government, insurers, and patients?
- Talk about any collaboration efforts you’ve spearheaded with other provider organizations, physicians, businesses, or insurers to improve the community health status.
- What mistakes have you made in dealing with the medical staff? How have you learned from those mistakes?
- How do ensure results are measured in real time?
- How many people have you fired? How do you go about it?
- How do you keep up to date on new laws and regulations to ensure compliance?
- Discuss your experience with creating employee recognition and rewards programs.
- Discuss your efforts to promote disease prevention and wellness.
- How do you ensure your organization is keeping up with the continual advances in medical technology?
- What about your character makes you a good candidate for this job?
- Priorities often change suddenly throughout the day. If you are asked to quickly do another task, how does that affect your mood? What if it’s the third time before noon?
- How have you responded in the past when your replacement calls in sick and a substitute will take over an hour to come in?
- How do you develop untapped potential in your staff?
- Think about the following industries
- Universities/School Health Service centers
- Emergency Clinics
- Doctor’s offices (Dental, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Pediatricians, etc)
- Rehabilitation Centers (Physical, Drug/Alcohol)
- Nursing Homes/Centers
- Research Facilities
- Government Agencies
- Insurance Agencies
- Long Term Care Facilities
- Behavioral Health Facilities
- Home Care Providers
- Pharmaceutical Companies
- Some prominent national internships include: US Department of Health and Human Services, Mayo Clinic, World Health Organization and Children’s Hospital Network
- Attend as many seminars as possible in order to learn more and make connections.
- Think about volunteering at different healthcare facilities to add to your experience.
- Attend or volunteer at community events.
- Acquire a state license (this is required for administrators of nursing facilities and some assisted living facilities).
- Consider voluntary certifications to stand out. (http://study.com/articles/How_to_Become_a_Healthcare_Administrator.html)
American Healthcare Executives & Hospital Administration Forum
American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration
Benefits and Health & Welfare Professionals
Executive Health Administration
Healthcare Administration Students & Mentors
Healthcare Industry Professionals Group
The HealthCare Initiative- Hospital Administration/Leadership, career advice for nursing leaders
Healthcare Management and Strategy
Hospital Administration and Healthcare Executive