The Administrator assumes responsibility, authority and accountability for overall departments/functions of Providence Rest . The Administrator is responsible for ensuring that each resident receives the necessary nursing, medical and psychosocial services to attain and maintain the highest possible mental and physical functional status.
Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates and directs the services, programs and activities of the Home, in accordance with current rules, regulations, codes, standards and guidelines that govern the long term care facility.
Makes rounds and reviews correspondence, internal and external reports and other relevant documentation to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, local regulations (DOH, JCAHO, OSHA, CDC, CMS, etc.). Reports findings to appropriate Department Heads.
Develops internal standards/processes to ensure accurate documentation throughout the organization. Ensures documentation represents actual level of resident care resulting in appropriate case mix index and subsequent reimbursement.
Ensures members of the interdisciplinary team coordinate the admission and discharge process to provide resident satisfaction and regulatory compliance.
Ensures standards of practice, policy and procedure manuals and job descriptions are maintained in each department for each level of personnel.
Ensures the recruitment, selection and retention of sufficient staff qualified and competent to deliver quality care with professionalism, compassion and efficiency.
Oversees the establishment of number and level of personnel to be employed and their appropriate assignments to insure that resident care is properly provided and effectively supervised on all units.
Assumes overall responsibility for the development, implementation and incorporation of job descriptions, performance standards, on-going performance/competency tracking, and employee feedback systems. Evaluates managers at least once a year.
Assumes overall responsibility for the development implementation and evaluation of a program for validating staff and managerial competency based on licensure validation, competency testing and clinical privilege delineation. Uses data from various sources (census, acuity, satisfaction surveys, QA finding, etc.) to determine overall staffing requirements for the Home and to develop a master staffing plan.
Ensures the coordination of departments/disciplines in the development and implementation of plans, policies and processes for resident care.
Meets with managers on a regular basis for the purpose of planning, implementing and evaluating activities.
Provides for the development and operation of a QAPI Program to assess, evaluate and continually improve processes.
Must have a Masters Degree in Health Care or Business Administration or related field. Must be a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in New York State. Must have at least four years in a supervisory and administrative capacity in a hospital or long term care facility. Must show commitment to excellence and continuing professional development