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SENIOR CARE MANAGER, IN-DEPTH: Went Into Health Care After A Loved One Became Sick

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Sandi, Senior Care Manager who oversees elderly care, describes what she loves most about her job, its challenges, how hard it is to get work in her field, and work-life balance. It's a terrific field to get into; there will be always be people with health issues.

Job Title: Senior Care Manager
Employer: Sheridan Care: In-Home Health Care

Job Summary: Medical and Health Services Managers

Job Description

Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians. In group medical practices, managers work closely with physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, and other healthcare employees.

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Additional Info

All states require nursing care facility administrators to be licensed; requirements vary by state. In most states, these administrators must have a bachelor's degree, pass a licensing exam, and complete a state-approved training program. Some states also require administrators in assisted-living facilities to be licensed. A license is not required in other areas of medical and health services management.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$50,000 - $145,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, Detail oriented, People skills, Problem solving skills, Technical skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Organizational skills, Teamwork

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m='47090'>back</span> <span m='47390'>20</span> <span m='47640'>years</span> <span m='47950'>ago,</span> <span m='49180'>they</span> <span m='49390'>didn't</span> <span m='49600'>have</span> <span m='49870'>the</span> <span m='49980'>technology</span> <span m='50810'>and</span> <span m='51080'>things</span> <span m='51450'>available</span> <span m='54110'>in</span> <span m='54250'>the</span> <span m='54320'>health</span> <span m='54580'>care</span> <span m='54760'>industry</span> <span m='55120'>that</span> <span m='55280'>they</span> <span m='55380'>have</span> <span m='55600'>today.</span> </p><p><span m='56740'>It's</span> <span m='57110'>absolutely</span> <span m='57500'>not</span> <span m='57820'>difficult</span> <span m='58350'>to</span> <span m='58440'>get</span> <span m='58610'>a</span> <span m='58680'>job</span> <span m='58990'>in</span> <span m='59250'>our industry.</span> <span m='59630'>Just</span> <span m='59880'>remember,</span> <span m='60390'>there</span> <span 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