Director, Long Term Care/Nursing Home Administrator

  • 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.