Hospital administration is a field with immense opportunities both in India & abroad. The mushrooming of multispecialty & super specialty hospitals has created a lot of opportunities for those with MHA in Kerala itself. In a 500 bedded hospital there is a requirement of at least 15 persons with MHA. Few months back National Rural Health Mission had notified for 95 vacancies in government hospitals in Kerala. The likely positions of a MHA in a hospital are; Administrator, Asst. Administrator, Human Resource Manager, Guest Relations Manager, Floor Manager, Quality & Cost Manager, Facility Manager, Information Systems Manager, Training Manager, Public Relations Manager, Purchase Manager, Counseling Manager, Corporate Relations Manager and Hospital Operations Manager.
The emerging areas where MHA's have opportunities are Medical Tourism and Health Insurance. Kerala is a topmost destination for Medical tourism and it is growing immensely.
Though the opportunities are immense for MHA's, quality educational centers are very less in Kerala. Hospital Administration is a field which requires teaching staff with industry experience and also hospital exposure for students during course. So getting trained in an institution which is associated with a hospital is very important.
LIMSAR of Little Flower Hospital is one of the few centres in India offering MHA programme in a quality multi specialty hospital. Advantages of getting trained in an 800 bedded multispecialty hospital like Little Flower are immense.
Some of the advantages are Faculty members with decades of hospital administration experience, 3 Libraries with medical books & journals, Internet Facility, Opportunities for organising various seminars, workshops etc in the Hospital & College, Study tour to reputed hospitals in the country & Placement opportunities in other reputed hospitals in between semesters.
Anyone with 50% marks in any Bachelor's Degree or Post Graduation can apply for MHA in LIMSAR, Little Flower Hospital. The admission will be based on Objective test, Interview, & Group Discussion.
So if you are interested in opting a career which provides respectable position in society, good pay, satisfying conditions, an industry which is growing, chances for growth, venues for creativity & innovation, no undue pressure, un affected by recession… consider Hospital Administration as an option.