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Medical & Health Services Managers

Also called: Health Information Management Corporate Director, Health Information Management Director, Nurse Manager, Office Manager

What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
On the job, you would:
  • Develop and maintain computerized record management systems to store and process data such as personnel activities and information, and to produce reports.
  • Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel.
  • Direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.


  • management
  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
Safety and Government
  • law and government


Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Leadership
  • Adaptability/Flexibility


You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software
  • Epic Systems software Hot Technology
  • Medical procedure coding software Hot Technology
Analytical or scientific software
  • Minitab software Hot Technology
  • SPSS software Hot Technology
Categorization or classification software
  • American Medical Association CodeManager
  • ColorSoft AutoMatch


Education: (rated 5 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
associate's degree
usually needed

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