The role will normally oversee the business, financial and HR aspects of the practice and make sure that the patients receive the best possible care. It is a busy and varied role.
Practice manager day-to-day work may include tasks such as;
- People management
- Financial management and budgeting
- Managing information and communication
- Developing or improving of services
- Managing legal requirements
To enter a career in practice management, you would typically be an experienced manager, bringing both day-to-day management skills and a strategic perspective. Qualifications and experience required will vary, but a management qualification is desirable, and a proven history of motivating and managing people.