As the health care industry continues to grow, health care management positions are on the rise. With all of the transformations and developments the industry has experienced, the qualities that constitute an effective health care manager have become more complex.
Although managerial skills can often be transferable across industries, health care managers can be more effective when they have background experience working in the health care field.
Effective health care managers will embrace diversity. The medical field is a diverse one. As such, it is important that managers know how to supervise staff from all kinds of backgrounds.
Since the health care field is constantly changing and expanding, health care managers can be effective by making sure to update their staff with new information. Being transparent with information is a quality that staff will appreciate.
According to the March 2007 issue of International Journal of Public Administration, managers who display good ethical construct and moral judgments may be more effective in leading their employees than managers with poor ethical standards.
Working in the health care field can be a tough job, especially when employees witness tragic events. As such, having a manager who uses a supportive leadership style can positively impact staff and help them perform even the toughest jobs.
International Journal of Public Administration