We calculated that 13% of Interim Directors are proficient in Patient Care, Procedures, and Healthcare. They’re also known for soft skills such as Management skills, Problem-solving skills, and Interpersonal skills.
We break down the percentage of Interim Directors that have these skills listed on their resume here:
"patient care," "procedures," and "healthcare" aren't the only skills we found interim directors list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of interim director responsibilities that we found, including: Interim directors are also known for interpersonal skills, which can be critical when it comes to performing their duties. An example of why this skill is important is shown by this snippet that we found in a interim director resume: "medical and health services managers discuss staffing problems and patient information with other professionals, such as physicians and health insurance representatives." We also found this resume example that details how this skill is put to the test: "planed and organized daily operations, manage 10 or more employees, account payable/ receivable, interpersonal relationship, customer service. " An interim director responsibilities sometimes require "technical skills." The responsibilities that rely on this skills are shown by this resume excerpt: "medical and health services managers must stay up to date with advances in healthcare technology and data analytics" This resume example shows how this skill is used by interim directors: "conducted professional development and technical assistance sessions for massachusetts school districts on a wide variety of ell topics. " Yet another important skill that an interim director must demonstrate is "analytical skills." Medical and health services managers must understand and follow current regulations and adapt to new laws. This is clearly demonstrated in this example from an interim director who stated: "integrate student assessment data into curriculum and professional/staff development programs including providing input to the district's local professional development committee. " Another skill commonly found on interim director resumes is "detail oriented." This description of the skill was found on several interim director resumes: "medical and health services managers must pay attention to detail" Here's an example from a resume of how this skill could fit into the day-to-day interim director responsibilities: "oriented and educated staff on new policies and procedures for new hospital. "
See the full list of interim director skills.
Before becoming an interim director, 57.3% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 21.1% interim directors went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most interim directors have a college degree. But about one out of every eight interim directors didn't attend college at all.
Those interim directors who do attend college, typically earn either a nursing degree or a business degree. Less commonly earned degrees for interim directors include a psychology degree or a communication degree.
Once you're ready to become an interim director, you should explore the companies that typically hire interim directors. According to interim director resumes that we searched through, interim directors are hired the most by Good Shepherd Retirement, Good Samaritan Store, and Executive Search Solutions. Currently, Good Shepherd Retirement has 6 interim director job openings, while there are 4 at Good Samaritan Store and 2 at Executive Search Solutions.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, interim directors tend to earn the biggest salaries at UPMC, Select Medical, and Good Shepherd Retirement. Take UPMC for example. The median interim director salary is $151,352. At Select Medical, interim directors earn an average of $142,212, while the average at Good Shepherd Retirement is $116,459. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
View more details on interim director salaries across the United States.
We also looked into companies who hire interim directors from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include American Express, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Citi.