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Assistant Executive Director

Company: Harts Harbor Health Care Center
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Overview:Must have a FL Nursing Home Administrator's License
Purpose of Your Job PositionThe primary purpose of the Assistant Executive Director is to direct the day-to-day functions of their areas of responsibility in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern nursing facilities to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times and to assist the Executve Director in these areas for the entire facility. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.
Job Functions
As Assistant Executive Director, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Responsible for assisting the Executive Director in day-to-day clinical and administrative activities of the facility, including profit and loss responsibility and ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations. May supervise Director of Admission, Director of Therapeutic Recreational Services, Director of Hospitality Services, and Director of Dining Services. You will also provide leadership to all facility staff in meeting the goal of providing quality resident care. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description at anytime. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote the philosophy, mission, and objective of the Company within and to customers outside the facility.
  • Assist Executive Director with establishing financial and programmatic goals for the facility and conduct an annual evaluation of goal achievement.
  • Provide input into the annual operating budget.
  • Monitor Monthly performance of areas of responsibility in relation to the budget and intervene as needed.
  • Assist in the recruitment, hiring and orientation/training for a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out facility programs and services.
  • Assist in the interpretation and implementation of governing board policies and procedures.
  • Schedule regular meeting with direct report staff to provide supervision, ensure communication and to monitor facility operations.
  • Conduct and document annual performance evaluations on each direct report staff.
  • In conjunction with executive Director, maintain and guide the implementation of facility policies and procedures in compliance with corporate, state, federal, and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Prepare and submit reports on facility operation, as required.
  • Support and guide the facility's quality improvement process in conjunction with Executive Director.
  • Work closely with sales/marketing staff to set strategies for promotion and expansion of the facility's programs/services within the community.
  • Ensure a safe, clean and comfortable environment for residents, visitors and staff.
  • Attend and/or conduct facility meetings, as required, to carry out responsibilities.
  • Attend corporate management meetings, as required.
  • Ensure adequate preparation for, and participate in, regulatory compliance surveys.
  • Maintain effective relationships and open communication with residents, families, staff, contractors and the outside community.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to responsibilities.
  • Ensure the Company vision, mission and core values are evident in the facility.
  • Satisfaction surveys indicate that residents, visitors, families and employees are treated with respect and compassion
  • Satisfaction surveys, turnover, and key indicator reports indicate that the Assistant Executive Director demonstrates a passion for caring towards employees, residents, families, visitors and the community at large
  • Assist Executive Director in creating and maintaining an atmosphere of in which employees demonstrate respect warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the facility
  • Ensure that residents, visitors and employees are treated with respect and compassion as evidenced by satisfaction surveys
  • Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
  • Attend to overall operation of the facility in absence of Executive Director
  • Demonstrate respect and compassion in every interaction.
  • Conduct oneself with the highest degree of honesty and integrity in every interaction.
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interactions with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
  • May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.Education
    Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in healthcare. Advanced degree in a healthcare related field preferred.
    Must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Executive Director's (Administrator) license of this State.
    Must possess demonstrated skills related to management, planning, budgeting, marketing and quality improvement.Specific Requirements
    • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated skills related to management, planning, budgeting, marketing and quality improvement.
    • Must have excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills.
    • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of OBRA regulations, the survey process, survey tag numbers, and quality measures.
    • Must be knowledgeable of reimbursement regulations and nursing practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to nursing facility administration.
    • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
    • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.
    • Must be thoroughly familiar with laws, regulations, and guidelines governing personnel administration.
    • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as must be willing to handle residents, staff, and visitors, based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
    • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
    • Must be able to maintain good personnel relations and employee morale.
    • Must be able to read and interpret financial records, reports, etc.
    • Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment.
    • Must be able to communicate policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.
    • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
      Working Conditions

      • Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility and its premises.
      • Moves intermittently during working hours.
      • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
      • Is involved with residents, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions/circumstances.
      • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.
      • Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.
      • Is subject to callback during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
      • May be involved in community/civic health matters/projects.
      • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
      • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
      • Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department personnel.
      • Maintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support personnel, etc., to ensure that the residents' needs are continually met.

Keywords: Harts Harbor Health Care Center, Jacksonville , Assistant Executive Director, Executive , Jacksonville, Florida

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