A Medical Administrator plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates medical programs and clinical services in a hospital or other health service facility, maintains standards of medical care, provides leadership to ensure an appropriately skilled medical workforce, and contributes to health service planning. In Australia a Medical Administrator is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Medical Administrator Alternative Titles
Medical Administrator is on the following skill lists:
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Group: 1342 Health and Welfare Services Managers
The job of a Medical Administrator in Australia is to plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the professional and administrative aspects of health and welfare programs and services.
Note: Nurse Managers are excluded from this unit group. Nurse Managers are included in Unit Group 2543 Nurse Managers.
Most occupations in the Medical Administrator unit group (Group 1342) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years of relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing as a Medical Administrator may be required in Australia.
Occupations within the Medical Administrator Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same Medical Administrator group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
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Licensing and/or Professional Associations
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