1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Medical Administrator
      Medical Manager

Directs and manages the professional activities of medical staff in hospitals, health services and health service facilities.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification, or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • manages organisations and departments responsible for health service delivery, within the authority of a chief executive officer, statutory board, area health service or central health authority
  • controls administrative operations, such as budget planning, and service and facility planning
  • develops policies and procedures for relevant organisational activities
  • represents the organisation to external bodies
  • provides medico-legal services to the employing institution
  • maintains quality, standards and discipline in relevant areas of medical practice in the institution

Director of Medical Services
Medical Superintendent

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