Week Two Plan for Success Paper
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Identify at least 3 health care administration positions and their corresponding responsibilities.
Describe what skills and abilities are needed for an administrative position.
Course outcome(s) practiced in this Assignment:
HS230-1: Describe the roles and responsibilities of administering, managing, and leading health care organizations.
GEL-1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.
For the Assignment this week, you imagine yourself developing your initial plan of moving yourself toward a health care career and describe your plan and what you will need to develop yourself toward the goal.
Identify at least 3 health care administration positions and their corresponding responsibilities. Then choose the one that interests you the most.
Describe how you will prepare yourself to obtain the skills and abilities needed for the job.
This Assignment will be 2 pages long in APA format, with a word count of at least 500. The paper should have at least two references other than the book for the course. Grading criteria will be based upon APA guidelines, spelling and grammar, as well as how well your mission statement reflects the goals of the practice you have set up.
Here is 3 positions I would be interested in
1. Clinic Administrator -Clinic Administrators at medical clinics may also be called managers or supervisors and have a long list of responsibilities. Some of these responsibilities include hiring and training staff, making staff schedules, and conducting staff meetings. Other responsibilities include maintaining the facility, implementing policies and even overseeing billing. Developing and employing marketing campaigns can also fall into the lap of a clinic administrator. Depending on the clinic, the range of responsibilities will differ, but one thing is for sure – a clinic administrator is tasked with important undertakings.
2.Nursing Home Administrator – A nursing home administrator is expected to oversee clinical and administrative affairs of the nursing home, as well as related facilities. Typical responsibilities include staffing and personnel recruitment, training and management, as well as supervision of financial matters and medical care. Other tasks could include the upkeep of medical supplies and facilities.
3. Health Information Manager – The foremost duty of a health information manager is securing and organizing patient records. Health information managers spend a great deal of time working with IT professionals researching software that will meet the terms of federal orders for storing electronic patient information. Health information managers must make sure these records are both correct and complete, as the records may be used for investigations, research and/or quality management. Health information managers largely focus on improving the quality of care through enhanced data management