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Assistant Administrator

at Nexion Health Management in Ruston, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Requires a License in the State of Louisiana as an Administrator for a Skilled Nursing Facility or the applicant must be in the process of obtaining a license as a Skilled Nursing Facility Administrator: Your talents, skills and heart are in high demand. Join our team of collaborative healthcare professionals and work closely with a cross-functional team to create an environment of quality health and wellness of the minds, bodies and spirit s of our residents. APPLY TODAY! About Us Over the past 20 years, Nexion has grown to 53 affiliate skilled nursing and rehabilitation, as well as assisted living facilities in Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Our collaborative and compassionate culture provides a platform for team members to share their talents and skills to facilitate continuous improvement across the entire organization. Nexion has also taken an active stance for diversity and inclusion by establishing a Diversity Task Force to tear down divisive barriers and build unity of cultures and purpose. Our commitment to excellence begins with the unity of our team for the care of our residents, which is reflected in our positive clinical outcomes, resident and family member testimonials, customer satisfaction ratings, AHCA Quality Awards and the advancement and tenure of our associates. We invite you to experience the Nexion culture and grow with us. Job Summary: The primary purpose of the position is to assist in directing the day-to-day functions of the facility in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern nursing facilities, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. As Assistant Administrator, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. In the absence of the Administrator, you are charged with carrying out the resident care policies established by this facility, representing the facility and participating in top level meetings. Job Responsibilities: * Assist the administrator in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and directing the day-to-day functions of the facility, its programs and activities. * Assist in the development and implementation of our written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the facility. * Assist the HR director and department directors in developing written job descriptions for each staff position. * Assist department directors in the development and use of departmental policies and procedures, and establish a rapport in and among departments so that each can realize the importance of teamwork. * Assist in establishing policies that govern the resident’s right to quality of life and care as defined by the resident’s comprehensive assessment and care plan. * Review and interpret the facility’s policies and procedures and ensure that employees, residents, family members, visitors, etc. understand and follow those policies and procedures. Ensure that those policies and procedures are being implemented and followed through weekly inspections. * Assume the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability of directing the activities and programs of the facility. * Coordinate the facility’s services and activities with department directors. * 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. * 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. * Ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean and safe manner for resident comfort and convenience by assuring that necessary equipment and supplies are maintained in an operable manner to perform such duties/services. * Ensure that the resident’s rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints, are well established and maintained at all times. Ensure resident’s confidentiality. * Report safety hazards, fraud, any violations to policies and procedures, etc. to the administrator. * Maintain an adequate liaison with families and residents. Requirements: * An active nursing home administrator license is required. * Degree in Business Administration or Health Administration. * Must have, as a minimum, two years of experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital or nursing facility. * Must possess a working knowledge of nursing facility operational standards and requirements of participation. * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. * Must demonstrate the knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the resident population served. Benefits: We offer competitive compensation and benefits package which includes voluntary Medical, Dental, Vision, ADD Benefits, LT/ST Disability, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Account and 401K EOE M/F/D/V

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Job Posting: JC214353888

Posted On: May 23, 2022

Updated On: Jun 22, 2022