Our Team

Shakira Dalal
Administrator

As Administrator of Mountain View Healthcare Center, Shakira Dalal is responsible for the daily operation of the facilty, and assuring that the facility is delivering quality based healthcare solutions, as well as adhering to mandated policies and procedures.

Lala Mammedova
Director of Nursing

Lala joins us from Granada Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Eureka, where she has acted as the Director of Nursing for the past 2 years. With her solid background working with Long Term Care facilities, as well as a broad background in international medicine, working with WHO and Doctors without Borders. Lala’s hands-on approach to residents ‘needs, while collaborating with colleagues advocating best healthcare industry practices for our Skilled Nursing Facility, will help bring Mountain view Healthcare to a new level.

Tove Nilsen
Chief Financial Officer

Experience: Bachelors in Economics, and a master's degree in Business Administration. Spent several years as the Market Research Director for a major Commercial Real Estate Firm in San Francisco, before joining Mountain View Healthcare Center.

Rick Gagarin
Director of Marketing and Social Services

Rick Gagarin Jr is a Santa Clara University alumnus and has worked in the healthcare industry for various corporations (Golden Living Center, HCR Manor Care, Kindred, Rockport/CORE) along with privately owned buildings since 2006. Rick has been a Director of Social Services and Consultant advocating best practices in both Santa Clara and San Francisco County. Rick looks to bring his knowledge, experience and passion for healthcare to Mountain View Healthcare Center as the Director of Marketing and Public Relations.

Judith Ong
Admissions Coordinator

Judith completed her Doctorate degree in Medicine and graduated Valedictorian in the vocational nursing program.She has more than 15 years of experience in the health care industry in the clinical, hospital, and nursing school setting, as aclinic Physician in the Philippines, MDS coordinator, charge nurse, and educator in nursing theory, clinical, and skills lab

Magdalena Flores
Business Office Manager

Magdalena has 13 years of experience in the Healthcare Industry – 9 years working in the billing department. Her good rapport with patients was honed by early years of experience in this field working as a CNA, Receptionist and Activities Assistant. Before joining Mountain View Healthcare Center Magdalena worked with a major Healthcare Management Corporation.

Mary Granvold
QA RN

Experience: Earned an RN degree from Napa Valley College, GNP at UCSF 1985, BSN 2002

Lila Varma
Director of Staff Development, Infection Control

Lila is dedicated and skilled health care professional aiming to provide a safe environment to the people she cares for. She is a reliable and ethical healthcare provider with the ability to stay calm during crises. She is a team player with great passion for helping others.

AJ Bowline
Activity Director

AJ has been with Mountain View Healthcare Center for 14 years. She has been a Certified Activity Director for 10 years. AJ is responsible for our day to day activities schedule, one on one visit program, special events, Holiday events, coordinating religious meetings, scheduling of music programs, Resident Council meetings and providing monthly calendars. AJ also coordinates the volunteer and pet therapy programs. AJ’s dog “Holly Jo” visits often as the facilities pet therapy dog.

Mary Sager
Enrichment Director

Experience: Been in healthcare for 39 years, been a director for 17 years.

Maria Camacho
Facility Services Director

Experience: Been in the healthcare industry for 23 years

Victoria Gumila
Dietary Manager

Victoria has more than 15 years of experience in the food industry and has been working in healthcare facility for almost 8 years. She recently joined Mountain View Healthcare Center and is responsible for dietary operation, offering ethnic and personalized diets in addition to providing quality dietary service to our residents, guests and team members.

Susan Andersen
Registered Dietitian

Susan joined Mountain View Healthcare Center in 2011 as a consultant and then joined full time in 2003. She began her career in research then went on to Skilled Nursing Facilities and School Food Service. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics from Fresno State University and internship at University of Berkeley.
"I enjoy working with the elderly and working with a great team here at Mountain View Healthcare Center"

Liezl Garcia
Medical Records

A Registered Health Information Technician with 9 years of experience in Medical Records Department. She recently joined the MVHC team to maintain privacy and confidentiality of protected health information.