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Executive Director - Our Lady of Peace in Lewiston, NY at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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Executive Director/Nursing Home Administrator - Our Lady of Peace

Ascension Living – Lewiston, NY


Promotes the mission and core values as an integral part of the organization’s culture. Facilitates understanding and application of the mission and values into all organizational decisions, policies, programs, practices, and strategic planning. Accountable for the oversight of annual budgets, long-range planning, development and implementation of policies and procedures, marketing the community, customer and public relations, organization and administration of associate functions, capital budgets, cash management, new program development, and fund development. Does function as the licensed administrator of record to meet regulatory intent.


  • Works collaboratively and efficiently with the Governing Body, Ascension Living, consultants, and community staff in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating all community programs and services. Develops cooperative and strategic relationships with the local health care agencies.
  • Leads the development of sound financial objectives and ensures they are met by forecasting, budgeting, aligning monetary resources, developing strategic plans, measuring results; initiating corrective actions and minimizing the impact of
  • Ensures that funds are collected and expended according to policy and to the best advantage of the community.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies governing the skilled nursing facility.
  • Ensures mechanisms are in place to provide high quality of care and services within the community.
  • Fosters a smooth functioning, efficient operation through timely and effective resolution of grievances from residents, families, and staff.
  • Functions as the liaison between the Board of Directors and Ascension Living Leadership. Participates in monthly community governance meetings to present information congruent to board direction and responds to questions regarding community operations.
  • Coordinates supplemental support to product lines through Ascension Living all departments.
  • Creates and/or implements appropriate policies and procedures consistent with the ethical and religious directives for Catholic Health Facilities in accordance with Ascension Living policy on policies. Ensures that the appropriate Ascension Living standardized operational and administrative policies, procedures and processes are communicated and implemented.
  • Negotiates contracts meeting needs of the community and maintains contract(s) in Ascension Living contract management software.
  • Prioritizes quality improvement programs and person-respected care initiatives.
  • Supports and facilitates creativity, innovation, and cost-effective continuous improvement efforts as they relate to operations and quality of service rendered to residents/patients
  • Other duties as required.


  • Performs those administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department, including provision for the selection and development of associates, salary and budget administration, associate counseling and motivation, disciplinary action, organization of goals and objectives, and planning, organizing, integrating and measuring the work performed within the department
  • Challenges Community Leadership teams to be creative and fluid in systems and programming development.


Job Requirements


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in field acceptable to the BENHA.
  • A minimum of (5) five years experience in SNF
  • Experience with working in an integrated health care system a plus
  • Successful implementation of programming that maximizes reimbursement opportunities into the system
  • Significant experience with complex payers.


  • Must have a current NYS Nursing Home Administrator license, with the capacity to obtain other licenses based on division needs

Must have a valid state driver’s license.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • NYS Nursing Home Administrator License(Required)

Excellent salary/benefit package commensurate with experience.