Summary of Duties
Responsible for the business development, administration and overall operations of the facility with emphasis on solid financial programs, quality service, strong operating systems, and effective marketing/sales programs, in accordance with established plans, procedures and applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.
Essential Job Functions
Oversee operations in a quality and cost conscious manner, ensuring that decisions are sound, fair and consistent with Home Office goals and according to various national, state, and local statutes.
Meet with divisional Vice President regularly to discuss the financial status, philosophy and objectives, capital expenditures, long-range plans and laws, codes and regulations governing various facility operations.
Ensure planning and implementation of marketing/sales programs to meet occupancy objectives.
Prepare and submit to divisional Vice President annual capital and operating budgets for approval by the governing board and allocates the resources to carry out programs and activities of the facility.
Initiate, organize, plan and direct programs, services, and functions in all areas of the facility through direction of professional personnel.
Provide leadership to those responsible for achieving departmental objectives and implementing policies and procedures in order to ensure optimum resident care and/or satisfaction as well as efficient cost of operations.
Monitor facilitys performance against established development, financial and work force plans.
Ensure the effective management of facilitys resources by recruiting and retaining highly qualified individuals, establishing and monitoring employee development plans and communicating expectations on a regular basis.
Provide goal-oriented direction to subordinates; assist with problem solving as need arises, and notify individuals promptly when adjustments or problems are perceived.
Attend promptly to administrative duties, including the signing of documents, preparation of reports, completion of performance appraisals and other employee-related actions.
Recommend future plans and programs, and changes to same to Divisional Vice President.
Develop, maintain, and revise written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the facility.
Interpret the facilitys policies and procedures to employees, patients, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary.
Represent the facility in dealing with outside organization, governmental agencies, etc.
Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the operations of the facility.
Make routine inspections of the facility to assure that established policies and procedures are being implemented and followed.
Coordinate facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies and applicable accrediting agencies and ensure compliance as required.
Evaluate and implement recommendations from the facility resident committees as appropriate.
Meet regularly with subordinate managers; receive and review reports; consult and advise on departmental functions, activities and management problems; make recommendations as needed to assure growth and development of managers.
Assume additional responsibilities, including special projects, as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelors in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or equivalent required. Masters preferred. Current Alabama Nursing Home Administrators license required in skilled and nursing facilities and Alabama Assisted Living Administrators license required in Assisted Living Facility. Minimum of five (5) years executive level experience in retirement community/senior living management. Experience in developing/opening facility(s) desirable.
Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions
Must be able to walk, sit, and stand intermittently throughout the workday.
Must be able to reach, bend, and/or stoop intermittently throughout the work day.
Must be able to work with hands and fingers throughout the workday.
Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.