General Description
Location: Burlingame, California
The Life Center Manager of Marian Oaks Life Center is responsible for all aspects of the Life Center, including the quality of Resident care, compliance with legal and ethical guidelines, financial management, and the hiring, retaining, and motivating of a Staff committed to quality Resident care.  The Life Center Manager ensures that policies, protocols, and services are consistent with the mission of the organization and the vision of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas (SOM).

Sustained and inspired by their relationship with God and one another, the mission of the Sisters of Mercy is to respond with vision and compassion to the needs of people who are poor, sick, and uneducated.  This mission serves as a motivational force in the day-to-day activities of the employees of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and as we extend compassion and mercy to others, practice and encourage social justice, and strive to live mercifully.

Essential Functions
  • In collaboration with the Regional Director of Health and Wellness, develops and updates a strategic plan for Marian Oaks which encompasses the objectives of the Sisters of Mercy retirement plan and a holistic, spiritually rich, resident-centered approach.
  • Monitors department policies, procedures, and protocols, ensuring consistency with current geriatric practice, SOM policies and procedures, mission and philosophy, and the Sisters of Mercy’s goals for the Residents’ lifestyles.  Assists in the development of quality standards and admission/dismissal guidelines that safeguard appropriate levels of care.
  • Develops, manages and evaluates staffing patterns and schedules, based on acuity of residents, within the approved budget.
  • Coordinates and participates in on-call rotation for Life Center.
  • In collaboration with the Regional Director of Health and Wellness, creates or redesigns management processes which ensure efficient, cost-effective functioning.  May lead or meet with work teams at Marian Oaks and/or Burlingame Campus, to examine workflow, Resident needs, etc. 
  • Collaborates and fosters effective working relationships with the local Campus Administrator, Life Care Coordinators, and other staff. 
  • In collaboration with the Campus Administrator and other designated staff, coordinates all activities and communications relating to regulatory agencies such as the California Department of Health, OSHA, the local and State Fire Department, etc.
  • Works with Human Resources staff regarding all employment areas:  recruitment, hiring process, salary, performance management, discipline, turnover and stays abreast of wage and benefit programs offered by SOM.

Position Qualifications    


  1. Demonstrated leadership experience.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  3. Flexibility of handling a variety of responsibilities.
  4. Solid computer skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
  5. Ability and willingness to work varied hours as needed.
  6. Strong organizational and time management skills


  1. Prior experience working with a non-profit organization.
  2. Previous experience with budgeting and financial planning

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