Nursing Home Administrator of a CCRC

Oak Crest - Parkville, MD
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Director of Continuing Care


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Erickson Living  is currently one of the largest senior housing developers and managers  in the United States and ideally positioned for continued growth. We are expanding and developing in all of our 20 communities which will reinforce our position as a national leader in senior housing and health care services.  As it grows, Erickson Living will continue to build upon its mission to help people live better lives.  This growth requires a strong pipeline of talented and experienced professionals in critical leadership roles.  To that end, Erickson Living is currently searching for highly motivated individuals to join our executive leadership teams. We are currently recruiting for a Nursing Home Administrator/Director of Continuing Care to join our dynamic group of leaders at Oak Crest, one of our growing continuing care retirement communities located in Parkville, Md. We need a strong licensed administrator who will 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. Position is open due to internal career advancement.
The Nursing Home Administrator/ Director of Continuing Care Job Duties and Responsibilities include: 
  • Manages the overall operations of Continuing Care while meeting, or exceeding, federal, state, and local, regulations and the facility’s quality and service standard.
  • Ensures continued licensure and certification of Continuing Care.
  • Managing occupancy development of Extended Care; actively markets the continuum of care by networking in the local community with residents, families, discharge planners, social service workers, local business organizations and other referral sources.
  • Directing and evaluating all operations and staff functions, i.e., nursing, nutritional services, admissions, building maintenance services, housekeeping, laundry, administration, resident services and therapeutic recreation.
  • Oversees and audits nursing services to ensure high quality nursing delivery systems.
  • Responsible for managing 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.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and execution of the Continuing Care quality assessment and assurance program.
  • Plans and develops the capital expenditures budget; coordinates capital improvements.
  • Operates facility according to budgetary guidelines, accountable for the Continuing Care profit-or-loss.
  • Regularly monitors facility performance; reviews and analyzes financial management report; analyze Profit & Loss reports in a timely manner and take corrective action when necessary.
  • Establishes a system to track and record cost; responsible to maintain accurate and timely control of Continuing Care finances.
  • Provide training to department leaders in pertinent cost control and financial management techniques and methods, enabling them to become directly responsible for development and management of their own budget.
  • Directs and monitor inventory control systems.
  • Ensure adequate and effective orientation and training of all employees in their job specific duties, in the Center’s quality and service standards, and in understanding the Center’s resident population.
  • Establishes positive employee relations programs and practices; responsible for creating a motivated work environment which encourages positive problem solving and overall job satisfaction for employees.
  • Responsible for developing and managing the Continuing Care wage and salary program.
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.
  • Possess broad knowledge of the theory and practice of long term care administration; possess specialized knowledge of the needs of the elderly in the long-term care setting.
  • Willingness and desire to work with the elderly; knowledgeable in the aging process and the physical, psychological and social needs of the elderly.
  • Ability to effectively manage and supervise a diverse employee work group.
  • Financial Management skills; business acumen; familiarity with business practice and principles.
  • Current valid State Administrator license.
  • Bachelor’s degree required