Licensed Nursing Home Administrator 150,000 per year
*** MUST BE A LICENSED NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR IN MASSACHUSETTS ***
We are seeking a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for our Facility Northbridge, MA.
General Statement of Job Function:
The Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day clinical and administrative activities of the facility, including profit and loss responsibility and assures compliance with all state and federal regulations and accrediting organizations. The Administrator provides leadership to all facility staff in meeting the goal of providing quality patient care. The administrator reports to the governing body and is accountable to the governing body
Work experience requirements:
· Minimum of bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Healthcare. Advanced degree preferred
· Current Administrators License in State you are applying for: MA
· Proven leadership ability with at least (3) years experience as an Administrator in either a long-term or sub acute care facility.
· Demonstrated skills related to management, planning, budgeting, marketing and quality improvement
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills
· Established knowledge of state, local, federal as well as OSHA regulations and standards: maintaining facility in compliance with these
Minimum Job Skills Requirements
The Nursing Home Administrator directs operations to ensures a smooth, high quality and professionally acceptable operation. Ensure the care and services provided meet the satisfaction of the residents, their families and physicians, thus minimizing complaints, licensure violations and lawsuit.
The Administrator develops and implements Nursing Home policies and procedures to comply with Federal, State and Local requirements and to fulfill licensure certification standards. The incumbent hires, monitors and directs the activities of several Department Heads reporting to this position in the implementation of these policies and procedures. This position continuously analyzes Departmental operations, evaluates the environment and equipment necessary for effective functioning and implements any necessary procedural change. The Administrator must ensure conformance with the Nursing Home annual budget. The incumbent investigates revenue sources, including grant writing, re-adjusts and re-directs services to maximize reimbursement and completes all required documentation to this effect. The incumbent also strives to maintain a high occupancy rate with payor sources to cover annual budget expenses. Participates on Medical Advisory Infection Control & Pharmacy Advisory Committees; confers with Medical Director and other Nursing Home consultants as necessary. Serves on various community boards to assure continued care for residents.
The Administrator serves as the primary liaison for the Nursing Home with residents, their families and the general public. The administrator has responsibilities for admission decisions of a complex nature, problems with resident’s occupancy, waiting list inquiries, etc.
The Administrator also functions in a problem-solving capacity with regard to Nursing Home operations. The administrator is referred problems not resolvable at the departmental level, employee grievances, problems with unionization, etc. This position makes decisions pertaining to physical plant problems, i.e. equipment replacement, repairs and redecorating.
The Administrator is responsible for a fire and safety program to prevent fire and injury to residents, staff, and visitors and to maintain a safe and hazard free environment in the Nursing Home.
The Nursing Home Administrator plans and oversees capital improvements. Compiles budget projections, revenues and expenses to support justification to the corporate office Regional Operations Director. The Administrator meets with community groups and hospital administrators to develop admission criteria, special unit policies and procedures, evaluate equipment necessary for effective functioning; and plans for new or expanded programs that meet community needs for geriatric services.
The Administrator stays abreast of health care trends in service and financing.
The Administrator has contact with all Department Heads reporting to this position on a
continual basis to discuss policy, procedures and problems; and Corporate on a monthly basis to fulfill reporting requirements. The administrator maintains contacts with the Connecticut Department of Public Health with regard to licensure requirements, complaints, inspections, etc.
The Administrator has total responsibility for Nursing Home operation with regard to staffing, payroll and benefits administration, in-service education, budget review and analysis and operational and capital expenditures. The administrator researches and makes recommendations to the Corporate for personnel policy changes, job descriptions, salary increases, staffing increases, annual budget amendments, resident rate increases, outside contractual services, major capital improvements and grants.
The effectiveness of this position can be measured by the number of licensure violations cited by the various regulatory agencies, the number of complaints registered by residents and their families and the residency occupancy rate maintained at the Nursing Home.
Promote the philosophy and mission of the facility within and to customer outside the facility
· Establish financial and programmatic goals for the facility and conduct an annual evaluation of goal achievement
· Provide input into the annual operating budget
· Monitor monthly performance of the facility in relation to the budget and intervene as needed
· Recruit, hire and provide orientation/training for a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out facility programs and services
· Interpret and assure implementation of governing board policies and procedures
· Schedule regular meetings with direct report staff to provide supervision, assure communication and monitor facility operations
· Conduct and document annual performance evaluations on each direct report staff
· Maintain and guide the implementation of facility policies and procedures in compliance with corporate, state, federal and other regulatory guidelines
· Assure job descriptions are updated yearly
· Prepare and submit reports on facility’s quality improvement process
· Work closely with sales/marketing staff to set strategies for promotion and expansion of the facility’s
· Ensure a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff
· Maintain a file for and monitor all incident reports
· Attend and/or conduct facility meetings as required to carry out responsibilities
· Assure adequate preparation for, and participates in, regulatory compliance surveys
· Maintain effective relationships and open communication with patients, families, staff, contractors, consultants, and outside community
· Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to responsibilities
· Participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs
· Services as facility HIPAA / Privacy Officer
· Performance – We’re passionate about delivering exceptional healthcare and guest experiences.
· Integrity – We do the right thing, all the time.
· Transparency – We’re open, honest and straightforward in everything we do.
In addition, we expect you to demonstrate the following key attributes:
Licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in the State of Massachusetts, and have extensive experience in administration of a long-term care facility; considerable knowledge of Federal and State licensure requirements for Nursing Home operations, and respect for the principles of resident rights, confidentiality, EEO and ADA.
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