Diakonos Group Administrator - Nursing Home in Edmond, Oklahoma

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Nursing Home Administrator

Parkview Nursing Home, Muleshoe, TX

Long Term Health Care Facility Administrator

The Executive Director directs the day-to-day functions 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.

Education

A degree in Public Health Administration or Business Administration, or a health related degree is preferred but not required. Experience

Must have, as a minimum, two years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital or nursing facility. Must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator’s license or meet the licensure requirements of this State. Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the facility’s programs and activities in accordance with guidelines issued by the company. Develop and maintain written policies and procedures and professional standards of practice that govern the operation of the facility. Assist the HR Director and department directors in developing written job descriptions for each staff position. Assist the HR Director and department directors in the development of performance-based job evaluations. Establish rapport in and among departments so that each can realize the importance of teamwork. Assist department directors in the development, use, and implementation of departmental policies and procedures and professional standards of practice. Review the facility’s policies and procedures at least annually and make changes as necessary to assure continued compliance with current regulations. Interpret the facility’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary. Work with facility legal counsel to ensure that public information (policy manuals, brochures, website data, etc.) describing the services provided by the facility is accurate and fully descriptive. Ensure that all employees, residents, visitors, and the public follow the facility’s established policies and procedures. Represent the facility at and participate in top-level meetings. Represent the facility in dealings with outside agencies, including governmental agencies and third party payers, or provide an authorized representative of the facility when unable to attend such meetings.Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the company concerning the operation of the facility.Assist the Infection Control Coordinator, and/or Committee, in identifying, evaluating, and classifying routine and job-related functions to ensure that tasks involving potential exposure to blood/body fluids are properly identified and recorded.Make routine inspections of the facility to assure that established policies and procedures are being implemented and followed.Participate in state/federal surveys of the facility.Assign appropriate facility personnel to accompany survey agency personnel during inspections of the facility.Assist in providing survey team members with additional information during the survey that may aid in preventing deficiency citations.Conduct daily meetings with appropriate staff during facility inspections to discuss survey findings and formulation of plans of action/correction.Review deficiencies noted during the exit conference. Provide additional information that may aid in removal of the deficiency or lower the scope and severity level of a cited deficiency.Assist in developing plans of correction for cited deficiencies. Ensure such plans incorporate timetables and methods of monitoring to ensure that such deficiencies do not recur.Provide governing board with information relative to survey findings, plans of correction, monitoring guidelines, and follow-up survey results.Maintain an adequate liaison with families and residents.Maintain a good public relations program that serves the best interest of the facility and community alike.Conduct community awareness programs as necessary to keep the community informed of the facility’s programs, services, activities, etc.Delegate a responsible staff member to act in your behalf when you are absent from the facility.Ensure that appropriate facility policies and procedures are followed when conducting background checks and when providing information to the Nurse Aide Registry.Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures governing the management and control of protected health information (e.g., assignment/use of passwords, unauthorized use/release of protected health information, etc.).Ensure that all personnel who have access to protected health information receive appropriate and timely training of the facility’s policies and procedures governing the management and control of such information.Ensure that all suspected or known incidents of unauthorized use or release of protected health information are thoroughly investigated and reported to appropriate personnel/agencies as outlined in the facility’s established policies. Monitor computer workstations to ensure those left unattended are properly logged off or the password protected automatic screen-saver activates within established facility policy guidelines. Periodically, review the facility’s OSCAR and Quality Measures data posted on the nursing home compare website to determine the accuracy of such public information. Report discrepancies to appropriate state agencies. Monitor to ensure such discrepancies are corrected. Work with the facility’s insurance carrier, legal counsel, and other designated personnel in developing and implementing a risk management program. Assume the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability of directing the activities and programs of the facility.