Hospital Administrator Job Description

A hospital administrator is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the hospital.

The responsibilities of a hospital administrator can include: • Serving as chief administrative officer for a hospital or health system• Overseeing the overall administration, maintenance, and finances of a health care institution• Managing a hospital's medical staff• Advising hospital management on management and personnel issues• Hospital administrators are sometimes called chief administrators or chief executive officers.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Hospital Administrator who is passionate about healthcare and making a difference in the lives of others. The ideal candidate will have experience in hospital administration and be able to effectively manage the day-to-day operations of the hospital. They will also be able to work with a team of medical professionals to ensure that the hospital is providing the highest quality of care possible.

Hospital Administrator Duties:

  • Ensure the smooth operations of all departments within the hospital
  • Ensure the smooth flow of all patient services and facilities
  • Ensure efficient operations of hospital’s accounting and budgeting systems
  • Protect the reputation of the hospital and its employees
  • Advise the board of directors and hospital administration
  • Provide leadership and management to hospital’s staff
  • Informed decision-making ability
  • Effective communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of healthcare
  • Good understanding of regulatory and accreditation requirements
  • High IQ
  • High emotional intelligence
  • High energy level
  • Adaptable to change
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to accomplish goals
  • Ability to influence others
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities at once
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Free spirit
  • Good decision-making ability
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good leadership

Hospital Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage hospital operations, including budgeting, personnel, strategic planning, and achieving compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Lead the direction of hospital services, including clinical, technical, and administrative functions
  • Deliver accountability and oversight for quality of care and services
  • Oversee staff management, recruiting, and training
  • Develop and implement IT and communication systems
  • Manage building maintenance and operations
  • Analyze nursing performance, including staffing, productivity, and turnover
  • Reporting
  • Project management
  • Budgeting
  • Revenue management
  • Risk management
  • Medical record management
  • Vital signs monitoring
  • Active member or delegate of hospital boards and committees
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by Director or VP
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  • Role 2: Business Operations
  • Responsibilites

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health services administration, business administration, or related field
  • 7+ years experience in overseeing administrative activities of a health care facility
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory standards governing health care facilities
  • Experience supervising staff, including nurses, therapists, and administrative staff
  • Excellent ability to prioritize

We at Company Name believe that diversity is key to a strong and successful team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with different backgrounds and perspectives.

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