Health care practice manager

Healthcare practice managers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources of medical, dental and other types of healthcare practice, including veterinary practices.

Tasks

  • Responsible for budgeting, pricing and accounting activities within the practice.
  • Liaises with relevant outside organisations (e.g. NHS trust, PCT, social services, drug companies, professional bodies).
  • Takes responsibility for stock control of practice equipment, drugs etc..
  • Organises duty rosters for professional and support staff in practice.
  • Maintains patient files on medical history, consultations made and treatment undertaken and/or drugs prescribed.
  • Negotiates contracts for services with other health care providers and purchasers.
  • Takes responsibility for health and safety matters within the practice.
  • Oversees staff training and monitors training needs.
  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities of practice staff.

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 28% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£40,352

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for health care practice manager is £40,352

711 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 711. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for health care practice manager roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £40,352 per year. That is about £3,363 per month or £20.69 per hour. New workers generally start on £26,374, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £67,080

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 711 people are employed in the region.

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