The Administrator is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, budgeting, and physical management of the facility, residents and equipment in a manner that the purpose of the facility shall be established and maintained in accordance with established policies.
Operate the facility in accordance to established Policies and Procedures of Governing Body.
Act as liaison with the Governing Body, medical and nursing staff, and other professional and supervisory staff, through regular meetings and periodic reporting.
Prepare and forward reports required by management in a timely manner.
Write definite policies regarding duties and activities of the staff, which will assure health care and safety of the residents and others, and explain these policies so that the aim and purpose of the facility may be achieved by cooperative effort.
Supervise the recruitment, employment, and discharge of all staff. Works with the department head in hiring personnel and assures that there are adequate numbers of staff to meet the needs of the resident on a twenty-four (24) hour basis.
Notify licensing agency of any changes in key personnel.
Work with the facility staff in learning the community agencies that have services that are helpful in carrying out the aims of the home and are available to the residents and plan with these agencies for the service to the residents.
Arrange with appropriate state and legal agencies for guardianship for residents who need it.
Work with the bookkeeping and purchasing departments to disburse monies as needed, recording and getting a receipt for each disbursement.
Responsible for Petty Cash account and all accounts receivable.
Work with the bookkeeping and purchasing departments to provide a safe place for storing physical management records and personnel records.
Work with the facility staff to provide a safe place for storing current and closed resident records.
Maintain as much personal contact as possible with the resident and his family or guardian in order to continue good relationships.
Work with the facility staff in notifying appropriate staff and local agencies of transfer, temporary or permanent discharge, or death of any resident receiving Medicaid funds.
Make sure that all Accounts Receivable are current and follow up on any delinquent accounts for services.
Keep equipment in operating order.
Study and keep current with the changes of all regulations.
Develop and maintain contact with local individuals and local organizations appropriate to proper public relations.
Be an active member of all committees, where applicable and set meeting dates and ascertains that copies of the minutes and reports of these meetings are kept and sent to proper officials.
Establish standard operating procedures for physician practices, in coordination with the Nursing Director.
Actively assist and participate in the development and retention of staff through recruitment, training and nurturing the employees of the nursing facility.
The Administrator and Director of Nursing must advise the corporate consultants of potential new management hiring and training.
The Administrator, Director of Nursing or designee must make themselves available to the consultant for entrances, visits throughout the day and exits on any relevant findings.
Know the Compliance Program; serve as the facility Compliance Officer and train all staff on the Compliance Program.
Must hold a current license, in good standing, issued by the State Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators in the state of Texas
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 year of experience working in a skilled nursing facility with demonstrated success in areas of compliance, regulatory, and staffing