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Health care practice managers

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£6,760 pile of coins

Age 35

£32,240 pile of coins

Age 50

£41,080 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £25,480

What does this career do?

Healthcare practice managers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources of medical, dental and other types of healthcare practice, including veterinary practices.

Typical tasks

  • plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities of practice staff
  • oversees staff training and monitors training needs
  • takes responsibility for health and safety matters within the practice
  • negotiates contracts for services with other health care providers and purchasers
  • maintains patient files on medical history, consultations made and treatment undertaken and/or drugs prescribed
  • organises duty rosters for professional and support staff in practice
  • takes responsibility for stock control of practice equipment, drugs etc.
  • liaises with relevant outside organisations (e.g. NHS trust, PCT, social services, drug companies, professional bodies)
  • responsible for budgeting, pricing and accounting activities within the practice.

Current entry requirements

There are no pre-set entry requirements. Candidates are recruited with a variety of academic qualifications or with relevant experience. Professional qualifications are available and are required for certain posts.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2015)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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