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Assistant Administrator of Continuing Care

Job ID 6315015 Date posted 11/22/2017

Description

Do you have the talent, motivation and drive to join Erickson Living’s growing continuing care leadership team? Erickson Living is positioned to grow the number of communities it manages and owns in the next five years.  This growth requires a strong talent pipeline in critical leadership roles.  To that end, Erickson Living is currently searching for highly motivated licensed nursing home administrators to join our team.

We currently have an opening  for and Assistant Nursing Home Administrators of Continuing Care for Riderwood  located in Silver Spring, MD.  This individual will be hired as assistant administrator with the expectation that they will eventually be promoted into a Nursing Home Administrator/Director of Continuing Care position at a community within the Erickson Living family.

The main responsibilities for this position will be to provide the highest quality of resident services and care, within budgetary guidelines, while meeting, or exceeding community and facility quality and service standards. This person will be responsible for compliance with federal, state, local and facility policies, procedures, and regulations

The Assistant Administrator of Continuing Care/Nursing Home Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages occupancy development of Continuing Care; actively markets the continuum of care by networking in the community with residents, families, discharge planners, social service workers, local business organizations and other referral sources.

  • Directs and evaluates all operations and staff function, i.e., nursing, dining services, continuing care admissions, building maintenance services, housekeeping, laundry, administration, resident services and therapeutic recreation.

  • Oversees and audits nursing services to ensure high quality nursing delivery systems.

  • Manages coordination of all contracted services, i.e., Therapy Services, Laboratory Services, Pharmacy Services, etc.

  • Develops and implements a facility-wide resident relations program to meet residents needs and to ensure resident quality and service.

  • Directs the safety and loss prevention program; monitors adherence to safety rules and regulations and takes remedial action when necessary.

  • Develops and maintains quality assurance program.

  • Plans and develops operating budget, capital expenditure budget and coordinates capital improvements.
  • Ensures maximum occupancy of continuing care through the development of the Continuing Care Admissions Coordinator position and the streamlining and coordination of systems relating to the admissions process.

Qualifications

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • 3-5 years of management experience in long term care.
  • Licensed nursing home administrator preferred or eligibility for state-approval administrator-in-training required.
  • Knowledgeable in the aging process and the physical, psychological and social needs of the elderly.
  • Ability to direct resident care and services to the elderly which meets or exceeds facility quality and service standards. Ability to effectively manage and supervise a diverse employee work group.
  • Demonstrates financial management skills; business acumen; familiarity with business practices and principles.

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