Get prepared to lead the way in creating a safe and happy health care environment.
According to the Job Outlook website published by the Australian government, employment for Practice Managers grew by 81% in the past five years and is expected to continue growing strongly through to November 2020.* A career in practice management offers flexibility with only 68% of current employees working full time*. If you’re interested in stepping into a management position in the health industry, equip yourself with the knowledge and skills you need to step into practice management.
The Diploma of Practice Management will equip you with the leadership and management skills you need to advance your career or change career within the medical sector. You will learn how to guide staff and achieve business goals, manage risk, implement infection control policies and most importantly, deliver a high level of service to patients.
Once attained, the Diploma of Practice Management will equip you with the skills and knowledge you require to contribute to a business’s strategic direction and ensure daily operations run smoothly. This health qualification will enable you to work as a Practice Manager or Health Administration Manager, in which you ensure quality patient care by managing all administration processes in different health care facilities.
As a Practice Manager, you will be responsible for organising and controlling the functions and resources of professional practices, such as administrative systems and practice personnel, as well as managing the promotion and operations of small to medium-sized health practices. This includes managing patient records and accounts, ensuring work health and safety compliance and coordinating personal activities such as hiring, performance management and job training.
At Foundation Education, the nationally recognised practice management diploma is delivered online via our innovative and interactive online learning platform, My eCampus. You get the freedom to study at a time and place that best suits you, with online access to our dedicated student support team, here to help you through all aspects of your course.
* Source: Joboutlook.gov.au
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