What does a Practice Manager do?
Practice managers are responsible for the daily operations of a medical office or clinic, from managing staff to handling patient interactions. Duties include assisting with the onboarding process of new hires, providing training for staff, ensuring legal obligations are met and handling patient complaints and concerns effectively. In terms of career advancement, a practice manager may progress into a directorial or executive role.
Practice managers almost always have an undergraduate degree in nursing or healthcare management. Due to the level of control given to practice managers, most companies require extensive experience working in a managerial position in a clinical or medical setting. Beyond a strong understanding of administrative healthcare systems, successful practice managers also possess excellent customer service, strong leadership and organizational skills.
Practice Manager Salaries
Average Base Pay
Practice Manager Insights
“Overall I’m super impressed and I highly recommend checking out career opportunities at Brave Care!”
“Everyone works as a team to provide the best medical care to our patients and we have fun too.”
“I have had opportunities to grow within my own position and develop towards the next one.”
“Since starting I have been offered fantastic opportunities to progress my career from internal training to external qualifications.”
“It was a great job opportunity to get my foot in the door to the medical aesthetics field.”
“It's truly the best working environment that I have been at in my professional career and cannot picture working anywhere else.”
“Most all people are helpful and great to work with.”
“I felt truly supported in my role and appreciated I was given a very good work/home life balance.”
Practice Manager Interviews
Practice Manager Jobs
Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a practice manager
When working as a practice manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Microsoft Powerpoint, Collaboration, ANCC, and Microsoft Outlook.
- Office Administrator
- Office Manager
- Data Entry Clerk
- Administrative Assistant
The most common qualifications to become a practice manager include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.