The Administrator is responsible for providing leadership, staff development, budgeting, survey readiness, and management of key services in accordance with all regulations that govern long-term care. Key to this role is ensuring that every resident receives the nursing, medical, and psychosocial services needed to attain and maintain the highest possible mental and physical functional status.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide leadership by planning, developing, and implementing short and long term goals and objectives.
- Interpret and explain the facility?s policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies as needed.
- Establish and promote rapport in and among all units to promote interdisciplinary decision-making in daily unit operations.
- Collaborate with management to address and resolve operational concerns.
- Successfully market the facility to the community and maintain good public relations.
- Prepare annual operating budgets, review monthly statements, and take appropriate corrective action in response to variations and trends.
- Ensure that appropriate contracts are in place for all contracted services.
- Keep abreast of changes in the long-term care industry, as well as federal and state regulations pertaining to long-term care.
- Represent the facility in dealing with outside agencies.
- Promote an atmosphere of resident-focused care and quality services throughout the facility.
- Serve as a key liaison for families and residents.
- Ensure compliance with all HIPAA related regulations.
- Follow federal and state skilled nursing facilities regulations and department policies and procedures.
- Other duties, as assigned.
- Bachelor?s Degree in Public Health Administration, Business Administration, or other health care related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- 5+ years of management experience in a hospital or long-term care facility.
- Current Michigan NHA License.
- Knowledge of reimbursement regulations as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to the long-term care industry.
- Outstanding written and verbal English communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to communicate effectively with residents, physicians, visitors, and all facility personnel.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Analytical and critical thinking skills, with proven ability to make sound business decisions.
- Strong computer skills, including experience with electronic medical records.