A look at Medical Executive Jobs

You have most likely found yourself here because you are looking for ways to further your career in health care and increase your salary at the same time! You can advance your career without having to go back to college and getting a health care degree - you can stay working within healthcare, learning and training to become a medical executive. You really don't need a health background to land such positions in health care and clinics - although some interest to work in this industry must be present and showcased in your medical executive resume!

Here are a few samples of executive roles in hospitals around the country that help everything to run smoothly in healthcare services:

Chief Financial Adviser - For this job it is important to have some background in the field of finance and accounting. This is a very high and crucial position within the hospital and they will oversee every money transaction and individual financial task that exist in the daily routine of the hospital.

Chief Executive Officer - For this job you can have a knowledge in any of the following fields - business, medicine and operations among others.

Chief Information/Technical Officer - If you wish to work in this sector of the healthcare service you will need to have studied Information Technology at a high level.

Vice President of HR - The vice president of HR will be in charge of the personnel department.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Medical Executive Careers

Such positions are high up the career ladder and can be extremely rigorous - your work will probably continue outside of working hours. They have to show professionalism at all times and always act as a good example on behalf of the healthcare and government services.

Obviously the pay scale is highly rewarding and bonuses are ample. You can get a lot of knowledge, not only in your post but your overall knowledge of the health system.


Gail Esparan