Medical Facilities Management

Medical facilities management is a growing career option for individuals interested in learning the leadership skills needed to manage hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities. To learn more about a career in this field, keep reading.

Inside Medical Facilities Management

Medical facilities management is a specialized area of facilities management. Medical facilities managers ensure that healthcare facilities, such as surgical centers, clinics, public health organizations and hospitals, are properly cleaned, maintained and supplied. Managers also oversee implementation of new technology and energy efficiency initiatives. Depending on the size of the medical facility, the facilities manager might be in charge of renovations and expansion plans for buildings.

Education Information

Because of the diversity of careers available in medical facilities management, some entry-level positions are available after completing a degree at the undergraduate degree level; however, many jobs require applicants to have a master's degree. While some medical facilities managers have degrees in engineering or architecture, others have a degree in health administration or healthcare systems management; these programs typically include courses in medical facilities management. Explore some of the available certificate and degree options by visiting these links.

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