- Full Time
- Ketchikan, AK
Director, Long Term Care/Nursing Home Administrator
The Director, Long Term Care/Nursing Home Administrator is responsible for providing leadership and directing the day-to-day functions of the Long Term Care (LTC) facility in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern long-term care facilities to ensure that exceptional medicine and compassionate care is delivered; continually improve service and operations to ensure that safe, reliable and high-quality care and resident experiences are provided; ensure that clinical support services are coordinated; create an environment that supports caregivers and enhances growth, communication, and job satisfaction.
What you’ll be doing:
- Work closely with the department nurse manager, VP Patient Care Services, and all leadership throughout the organization to maximize operational efficiencies and meet capital and operating budget goals.
- Participate in operational planning and implementation of organizational strategic plans.
- Promote change, facilitates redesign, and implement systems and processes to maintain compliance with regulatory standards and accreditation within all LTC programs.
- Develop and maintains written policies and procedures and professional standards of practice that govern the facility.
- Work with nurse manager to manage, supervise, coach, mentor, and evaluate staff, also develop effective interdisciplinary relationships with medical staff.
- Provide nursing/clinical leadership on issues including patient safety, healthcare quality, emerging technology and innovation.
- Maintain alignment with network direction on these issues.
- Develop and oversee LTC facility programs and activities.
- Budget development and accountability for Long Term Care unit.
Who we are:
- A faith-based 10-Hospital System in the Pacific Northwest, providing whole-person care to Alaska, Oregon, and Washington since 1890.
- Robust Benefits package: Full Medical, Dental, Vision & Retirement.
- Generous Relocation Assistance package.
- Competitive compensation with bonus potential.
- Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education.
- Being part of an Inclusive, Mission-driven company culture.
What you’ll bring:
- Graduate of an accredited Nursing program.
- Current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator’s license or meet the licensure requirements in the State of practice required.
- BSN required or a combination of education and professional experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills, and ability to successfully perform the job.
- A Master’s degree in Nursing, Business, or Healthcare is preferred.
- A minimum of ten years progressively responsible nursing leadership experience is required.
- Experience with collective bargaining units is preferred.
- Excellent communication skills are required, both verbal and written.
- Excellent critical thinking skills are required.
- The ability to work in a collaborative manner is required.
- Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications are required.
- Leadership ability is required.