How to become a health or welfare services manager
What does a health or welfare services manager do?Welfare services managers, also known as health services managers, perform work that is mostly administrative in nature. These professionals work at a management level to plan, implement, and coordinate various health and welfare programs and services.
Duties and tasks
- Advise governments or elected officials on the implications of proposed health and welfare legislation.
- Complete evaluations and surveys to gauge the efficiency and quality of any given program.
- Direct a particular service, facility, organisation, centre, or governmental agency.
- Plan budgets to ensure cost effectiveness of agencies or policies.
- Prepare reports on the outcomes of particular services.
- Work to design and develop particular health or welfare policies.
- The Health Information Management Association of Australia Limited, (HIMAA)
- The Public Health Association of Australia Inc (PHAA)
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