What You’ll Do
Long-term care managers oversee the provision of extended, ongoing services to individuals as well as groups.
Becoming a long-term care manager opens up many possibilities for where you can choose to work. Potential roles include clinical manager, health information manager or nursing home administrator.
In any of these roles, you’ll be working with a large staff and population, acting as an important liaison between people and a facilitator of change. It’s your job to ensure high quality and smooth operations in your workplace.
Similar jobs at this level of education and advancement in the field include long-term care executive, clinical nurse specialist, and staff nurse. You’ll want to stay on top of any certification and licensing requirements and licensing renewals that your industry, workplace, or state may require.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics
*The salary information listed is based on a national average, unless noted. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and other factors. National long-term projections of employment growth may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.