Administrator Skilled Nursing (LNHA)

The purpose of this position is to serve as the hospital administrator over the skilled rehabilitation unit at Cardinal Hill Hospital. The Administrator will evaluate and direct all operations and staff functions, i.e., nursing, therapy, dining services, admissions, required building maintenance services, housekeeping, laundry, administration, and resident services. Assist in planning and development of an operating and capital budget. Review and analyze financial management reports in a timely manner and take corrective action when necessary. Ensure adequate and effective orientation and training of all employees in their job specific duties, in quality and service standards, and in understanding the resident population. Direct all daily operations of the facility in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern nursing facilities to assure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times. Create an environment where staff members are highly engaged and are focused on providing the highest level of clinical care and compassion to patients, residents, and families.

Job Code:101260


License or Certification:

-Licensed Nursing Home Administrator required

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

-Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Therapy, or Healthcare related field

-Must have knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.

Essential Job Functions:

-Promotes the philosophy, mission and objectives of the Company, and to customers outside the facility.

-Establishes financial and programmatic goals for the facility and conducts an annual evaluation of goal achievement.

-Provides input into the annual operating budget.

-Monitors monthly performance of facility in relation to the budget and intervenes, as needed.

-Recruits, hires and provides orientation/training for a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out facility programs and services.

-Interprets and assures implementation of governing board policies and procedures.

-Schedules regular meetings with direct report staff to provide supervision, assure communication and to monitor facility operations.

-Conducts and documents annual performance evaluations on each direct report staff.

-Maintains and guides the implementation of facility policies and procedures in compliance with corporate, state, federal and other regulatory guidelines.

-Prepares and submits reports on facility's quality improvement process.

-Ensures that the quality and appropriateness of patient care meets or exceeds company and industry standards and ensures that all services comply with state and federal legal, regulatory, accreditation and reimbursement guidelines.

-Ensures a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff. Reports incident reports to proper company and agency authorities in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

-Attends and/or conducts facility meetings, as required to carry out responsibilities.

-Promotes optimal communication among staff members, facility staff, referral sources, physicians and patients.

-Appropriately accesses the resources of the company's regional and corporate offices for consultation and program development support. Seeks out external resources through conferences, workshops, etc., as necessary. Routinely shares personal knowledge with staff, other managers and facility personnel.

-Assures adequate preparation for, and participates in regulatory compliance surveys.

-Maintains effective relationships and open communication with patients, families, staff, contractors, and the outside community.

-Accesses continuing education opportunities appropriate to responsibilities.

-Participates in quality improvement activities, which reduce cost and increase efficiency through improved systems and processes.

-All other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

-Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

-Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

Skills and Abilities:

-Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

-Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

-Ability to work independently without constant supervision.

-Ability to manage multiple competing demands while maintaining a calm, professional demeanor.

-Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.).

-Excellent ability to supervise, instruct and motivate others.

-Strong organizational and analytical skills.

-Demonstrated ability in independent functioning and strong leadership.

Environmental Conditions:

-Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.

-Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

-Handicapped accessible.

-May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

-Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.

-Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

-May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

-May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

-Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

-May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

-May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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2050 Versailles Road
Lexington, Kentucky

Hospital Administration

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