A successful career in healthcare financial management requires you to develop and maintain both technical and managerial competencies. HFMA recommends the following articles and resources for effective career management.

Personal Checklist

Steps to take before getting started:

  • Assess your skills and competencies. See assessments below.  
  • Understand the competencies of your organization and your industry
  • Create a network to gradually build a pipeline of job leads and to learn about and solidify career interests
  • Join HFMA/Renew your membership  

Self Assessments

What is a self assessment about?

A self assessment should be among the first steps you take when choosing a career direction. Learning about yourself helps you select what direction to pursue. HFMA provides skills self-assessments for healthcare finance professionals.

The self-assessments present HFMA’s finance competencies and are structured to identify required capabilities for the professional staff, managerial and executive levels. Taking the assessment is easy and you can use the results of the skills assessment to initiate career development by acquiring the skills you need for a particular position.