1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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HEALTH SERVICES MANAGERS direct and manage the professional and administrative aspects of health programs and clinical services in health service facilities, and maintain standards of patient care.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • planning and administering health programs and clinical services
  • planning nursing, medical and administrative policies and activities
  • establishing procedures and standards for nursing and related staff
  • advising medical and administrative staff on health service policies and procedures
  • monitoring and controlling expenditure on staff, supplies, equipment and services
  • directing preparation of budget information and reports
  • monitoring selection and performance of nursing, medical and administrative staff and services


This section contains the following subsection :
              1292-11 Director of Nursing
              1292-13 Medical Administrator

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