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Health Services Management

Health service managers are responsible for the planning, directing, co-ordinating and supervising the delivery of healthcare and can be based in urban, rural and remote communities. As a health service manager, your duties could include: supervising staff, dealing with day-to-day operational matters, using statistical information to monitor performance and help with long term planning, setting and maintaining budgets, creating and carrying out the company objectives, implementing policies and making sure government guidelines are followed and working with clinical staff and other professionals

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Remote Area Health Manager
  • Aboriginal Health Centre Management
  • Public Health Coordinator
  • Evaluation Co-ordinator
  • Health Project Manager

 

STUDY PLAN

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time load. Students wishing to study part time or entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should contact the course co-ordinator to discuss creating an individual study plan.

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability

CU

CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability

CU

HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems

CO

SWK102 Communication Skills

CO

MAN105 Introduction to Management

SE

HSC111 Ethics in Health Care

CO

PSY140 Introduction to Psychology A

SE

HSC112 Basics of Epidemiology

CO

Year 2
HSC201 Health Promotion

CO

HEA230 Cultural Competence in Healthcare

CO

HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives

CO

HSC205 Health Care Policy

CO

NUR210 Health Sociology

CO

PMO201 Project Management

SE

BCO101 Fundamentals of Marketing

SE

Elective 1 – 100 level

E

Year 3
PHM301 Exploring Public Health

CO

NUR342 Evidenced Based Health Research and Practice

CO

SWK301 Working with & Developing Communities

CO

HSC318 Rural and Remote Health

CO

HSC319 Health Science Project A

CO

HSC329 Health Science Project B

CO

Elective 2 – 200/300 level

E

PSY209 Social-Cultural Psychology

CO

Legend:
CU = Common Unit
CO = Core Unit
SE = Specialist Elective
E= Elective