Long Term Care Administrator

Company Name: Saunders Medical Center

Website URL: https://saundersmedicalcenter.com/

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Wahoo, NE

Job Category: Administrator

Job Description

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls’ and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing. Weight Lifting Requirement: 25lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Attendance is essential and required for a successful working environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business need.

SUMMARY

Responsible for the overall leadership and management at Long Term Care, including meeting established goals and outcomes, ensuring regulatory and organization compliance, directing and coordinating work, and financial and operational stability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.

Manages Resident Service:

Communicates, interacts, and responds to customers effectively and accurately. Proactively communicates any necessary changes, issues and concerns to families, staff and other members of the medical community.

Responds quickly and openly to resident’s physical, and mental needs and assures they are being met by self and others.

Ensures effective marketing and communication for all service levels. Is accessible and practices active listening.

Manages Risk:

Assigns responsibility to an individual(s) for the daily management of infection prevention and control activities. Provides equipment/supplies and access to information needed to support the infection prevention and control program. Sets expectations for the collection and use of data and information to monitor and control infections.

Responsible to create and maintain a culture of safety. Ensures a safety program is in place with scheduled inspections making corrections as necessary. Provides equipment and supplies to ensure a safe environment.

Assures resident rights are protected and that all residents, families and significant others are made aware of those rights. Ensures HIPAA compliance.

Responsible for ensuring a Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program is in place. Assigns responsibility to an individual(s) for the daily management of QAPI. Ensures the leadership of monthly QAPI committee meetings. Sponsors performance improvement projects and reviews, approves or rejects performance improvement team findings and recommendations. Provides access to information needed to support quality assurance performance improvement and provides equipment and supplies to support QAPI efforts.

Manages Communication and Documentation:

Expresses ideas clearly, concisely and effectively both orally and in writing. Requests ongoing feedback on task performance. Communicates upward and downward within the organization appropriately and in a timely fashion.

Ensures documentation and reports are completed as required by regulations and/or policy and procedure.

Seeks clarification of assignments and asks questions when needed. Keeps supervisor informed and follows chain of command as appropriate when reporting issues or concerns.

Manages Financial and operational objectives.

Works with department teams, and consultants to oversee operations of the campus.

Basic Responsibilities:

This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Corporate Compliance Program.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises assigned employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; fostering an environment for employee engagement.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

A bachelor’s degree with some course work in business and human resources. Prefer Health Care Administration degree.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

A current Nursing Home Administrator’s license or certification issued in the state of Nebraska.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Must be able to speak and write English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly. Financial understanding, general understanding of reimbursement and business application of Microsoft Office programs. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with conflict and embrace diversity in the workplace.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate at the level necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

KNOWLEDGE

Understanding of state and federal regulations and/or statutes. Able to analyze and interpret general business applications, legal documents, professional journals and technical procedures.

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