Healthcare administrators manage military hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities. They oversee the medical and administrative functions of healthcare facilities, and they ensure the readiness of both personnel and equipment to meet the medical needs of service members and their families.Explore this career outside the military
Healthcare administrators work in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities. Most work at facilities on land, but some work aboard hospital ships and ships with large sick bays.
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Healthcare Administrators in the Military
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Healthcare administrators may have an education in medical administration. Job training for healthcare administrators primarily consists of on-the-job learning in various healthcare environments. Like other healthcare officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, the military health system, and leadership development. Job-specific training content may include: Planning and directing health servicesPatient unit managementNursing service administrationFacilities planning and medical logisticsPatient care and administrationRead More
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