How to Hire a Health Administrator

Does your growing business need a Health Administrator? Health Administrators work with medical facility staff to ensure their needs are met within the budget.

Here are some tips to help you find great Health Administrator candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Health Administrators search for Jobs on Indeed*

80,734

job seekers clicked on health administrator jobs

50%

of clicks came from mobile devices

759

health administrator jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $19.69 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$83.50 hourly
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Common
$7.00
$83.50

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Health Administrator?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Health Administrator hire can help your business:

• Schedule procedures, protocols, and coverages to ensure all departments are sufficiently staffed
• Assess ways to reduce overall procedural costs while maintaining patient comfort
• Develop hiring methods to attract and retain the best talent in the industry

Skills to look for in a great Health Administrator

A great Health Administrator candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Master’s degree in Health Care Administration
• Hospital health care administration experience
• Previous medical management experience
• Project management skills
• Able to lead health care staff
• Budget-minded

Writing a Health Administrator job description

A thoughtful description can help find qualified Health Administrator candidates. A Health Administrator job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Health Administrator jobs, such as:

• Health Administrator
• Healthcare Administrator
• Hospital Administrator

Interviewing Health Administrator candidates

Strong candidates for Health Administrator positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Working with budgets and understanding staffing needs
• Understanding the benefits systems of insurance providers
• Development of monthly and quarterly revenue goals

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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