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Assisted Living and Memory Care Administrator - Alexian Village in Signal Mountain, TN at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary


The Administrator shall manage staff; develop and adhere to organizational, operational and financial objectives; maintain legal and accreditation compliance; improve quality results; and sustain community involvement. The Administrator functions as the licensed administrator to meet regulatory intent.

Job Requirements

  • Responsible for the overall operation by planning, implementing, managing and adhering to established financial and residence goals

  • Implement established resident care policies, personnel policies, and other operation policies and procedures necessary to remain in compliance with required laws, regulations, and guidelines. 

  • Responsible for the overall marketing of the AL/Memory Care program including follow up on leads and inviting potential residents and/or families for tours, providing literature and other information as requested, guiding tours of the department, providing assessments for admissions, collecting wait list infromation and deposits, filling out all paperwork/forms for occupancy and insuring a smooth and enjoyable move in process. 

  • Directs the DCS to evaluate and assess resident care; monitoring resident care for both social and functional status. Recognizing functional limitations and directs the staff in developing health service plans, which address on-going assistance with nursing care and activities of daily living. 

  • Perform the selection, development, management, and supervision of employees to meet the needs of residents and the community. Continuously reviews productivity and efficiency of staff, recommends educational opportunities and provides training to employees to enhance their performance. 

  • Develop and maintain sound financial objectives by forecasting, budgeting and aligning monetary resources; developing strategic marketing goals, measuring results; initiating corrective actions; and minimizing the impact of variances. 

  •  Ensure that each resident's right to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property, and civil rights, including the right to lodge a complaint, are strictly enforced. 

  • Ensure that adequate staff is employed to meet resident needs. 

  • Ensure that the facility admits only those residents for whom it can provide adequate care.

  • Evaluate and implement recommendations from facility committees (i.e. Quality Assessment and Assurance, Safety, etc)

  • Assure the public information describing services is accurate, fully descriptive, and is readily available upon request. 

  • Develop cooperative relationships with the business community

  • Resolve any conflicts or concerns regarding residents, operations, marketing, and/or staff issues. 

  • Responsible for maintaining and reporting operational data and financial expenditures to supervisor, governing board, medical director, and other professional and supervisory staff.

  • Will assume direct responsibility for all daily functions of the residence within

  • Responsible for some department marketing as well

  • May perform other duties as assigned or requested

Management Responsibilities: 

  • Performs those administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department, including provision for the selection and development of employees, salary and budget administration, employees counseling and motivation, disciplinary action, organization of goals and objectives, and planning, organizing, integrating  and measuring the work performed within the department.

  • Challenges Ministry Leadership teams to be creative and fluid in systems and programming development

Education and/or Experience 

  • Licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator, Adult Care Home Administrator or complete a training course to be Certified as an Operator in the state of Tennesse

  • Management experience (2+ years)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

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

  • Must have a valid states drivers license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•       Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to create a high-performance, effective team that can produce consistent, demonstrated results.

•       Must demonstrate on an ongoing basis the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with co-workers and ministry leadership.

•       Competencies needed for this position include strong interpersonal relationship skills, detail oriented, work in collaboration with others, demonstrate a high degree of integrity and personal commitment, possess strong analytical skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple deliverables at the same time.

•       Ability to function in a matrix environment and demonstrate a passion to succeed be self- motivated, dependable, committed, and a willingness to see a project through to its conclusion.

•       Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.

•       Thorough knowledge of state and federal regulations and reimbursement.

•       Ability to learn and master new technology.

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•       Occasionally required to carry or lift items weighing up to 10 pounds.

•     Occasionally required to carry or lift items weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances. Required to obtain assistance of another qualified employee when attempting to lift objects over 25 pounds.

•       Occasionally required to stand or walk.

•       Frequently required to sit in a stationary position.

•   Occasionally performs activities that require stooping, bending and reaching, squatting, balancing, and trunk twisting throughout the day.

•       Constantly able to communicate verbally and in written form.

•       Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as phone calls and customer questions.

•       Constantly able to use hands and fingers to type, write, and file.

•       Frequently able to use near vision for viewing computer monitor and written materials.

•       Occasionally required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental issues.

Working Conditions

Position is Category III of Potential Exposure, which includes tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, and Category I tasks (expected exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues) are not a condition of employment.  OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Standard routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care, first aid or to be potentially exposed in some other way.