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Clinic Manager

A health information manager is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and managing health information services such as patient information systems, and clinical and administrative data to meet the medical, legal, ethical and administrative requirements of health care delivery. 

How to be a Clinic Manager in South Africa

Get the Required Qualifications

Depending on the specific career path you wish to take, you will typically need the following qualifications to  become a clinic manager in South Africa:

  1. Certificate (National Senior Certificate / NC(V) Specific requirements of the educational institution Learning Pathway) 
  2. Diploma (National Diploma in Health Services Administration)
  3. Bachelor’s Degree (Bachelor of Information Management)
  4. Post-graduate Degree (You can further your studies by pursuing a postgraduate diploma in Medical Informatics)

Demonstrate Competence in the Required Subjects

Different educational institutions may have different admission requirements; however, you will typically be required to demonstrate competency in the following subjects:

Accumulate Years of Relevant Study and Experience

Health information managers in South Africa study and train anywhere between 1-3 years.

Find Relevant Employment Opportunities

There are plenty of employment opportunities for health information managers in South Africa who often work in small and large clinics, hospitals and private medical practise.

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