Healthcare administrators must be skilled communicators and work cohesively with medical personnel to smooth the day-to-day operation of a healthcare facility. Pivotal skills shared by administrative healthcare workers include:
- Comfort with computers
- Budgeting & billing
- Data analysis
- Business acumen
- Medical terminology
Soft skills include critical thinking, problem-solving, multi-tasking and communication.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.