Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Grangeville, ID
Company: Cascadia Healthcare
Posted on: September 24, 2022
**Relocation Assistance Available**
Position Summary: The Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) is
to direct the day-to-day functions of the facility in accordance
with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and
regulations that govern long-term care facilities to assure that
the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents
at all times.
Note: All employees of Cascadia Healthcare are required to submit
and be cleared to work in the facility per each state's specific
background check requirements prior to contact with
- Bachelor's degree in healthcare, business or a related
- Must have a current licensed nursing home administrator (LNHA)
from the state of the assigned skilled nursing facility, or have
the ability to obtain license upon hire or transfer to a different
- Current CPR certification preferred
- Valid driver's license.
- A minimum of two years of experience as licensed skilled
nursing facility administrator; at least four years of comparable
experience can be accepted in lieu of licensed administrator
Essential Functions -- Administrative Functions
- Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs
the facility's programs and activities.
- Develops and maintains written policies and procedures that
govern the operation of the facility.
- Develops and maintains written job descriptions for each staff
position in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act,
OSHA, and other pertinent laws governing job positions.
- Assists department heads in the development and implementation
of performance evaluations.
- Assists department heads 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
- Reviews the facility's policies and procedures periodically, at
least annually, and make changes as necessary to assure continued
compliance with current regulations (e.g., ADA, ergonomics, air
- Interprets the facility's policies and procedures to employees,
residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc., as
- Ensures that public information (policy manuals, etc.)
describing the services provided in the facility is accurate and
- Ensures that all employees, residents, visitors, and the
general public follow established policies and procedures.
Assumes the administrative authority, responsibility and
accountability of directing the activities and programs of the
- Represent the facility at the participate in top level
- Represents 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
- Makes written and oral reports/recommendations to the company
president concerning the operation of the facility.
- Assists the Infection Control Coordinator, and/or Committee, in
identifying, evaluation, and classifying routine and job-related
functions to ensure that task involving potential exposure to
blood/body fluids are properly identified and recorded.
- Makes routine inspections of the facility to assure that
established policies and procedures are being implemented and
- Participates in facility surveys (inspections) made by
authorized government agencies.
- Reviews and develops a plan of correction for deficiencies
noted during survey inspections and provides a written copy of such
plan to the company president and ombudsman representative as
- Maintains an adequate liaison with families and residents.
- Maintains a good public relations program that serves the best
interest of the facility and community alike.
- Delegates a responsible staff member to act in your behalf when
you are absent from the facility.
- Ensures that appropriate policies and procedures are followed
when conducting background checks and when providing information to
the Nursing Aide Registry.
- Communicates efficiently with group members, group facilitator
and president. Responsible for communicating variances, struggles
and opportunities with group partners and company president.
Essential Functions -- Committee Functions
- Serves on various committees of the facility (i.e., Infection
Control, Quality Assurance & Assessment, etc.) and provide
written/oral reports of such committee meetings to the governing
board as directed or as may become necessary.
- Assists the Quality Assurance and Assessment Committee in
developing and implementing appropriate plans of action to correct
Evaluates and implements recommendations from the facility's
committees as necessary.
Essential Functions-Employee Functions
- Assists in the recruitment and selection of competent
department directors, supervisors, consultants, and other auxiliary
- Ensures that appropriate identification documents are presented
prior to the employment of personnel and that appropriate
documentation is filed in the employee's personnel record in
accordance with current regulations mandating such
- Delegates administrative authority, responsibility, and
accountability to other staff personnel as deemed necessary to
perform their assigned duties.
- Consults with department directors concerning the operation of
their departments to assist in eliminating/correcting problem
areas, and/or improvement of services.
- Ensures that an adequate number of appropriately trained
professional and auxiliary personnel are on duty at all times to
meet the needs of the residents.
- Assists in standardizing the methods in which work will be
- Reviews and check competence of work force and make necessary
adjustments/corrections as required of that may become
- Counsels/disciplines personnel as requested or as may become
- Ensures that disciplinary action is administered fairly and
without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex,
religion, handicap, or marital status.
- Terminates employment of personnel when necessary, documenting
and coordination such actions with Human Resources.
- Schedulse and participates in departmental meetings.
- Serves as liaison to the governing board, medical staff, and
other professional and supervisory staff.
- Maintains an excellent working relationship with the medical
profession and other health related facilities and organizations
through formal working and transfer agreements.
Essential Functions -- Staff Development
- Assists department directors in the planning, conducting, and
scheduling of in-services training classes, on-the-job training and
orientation programs to assure that current material and programs
are continuously provided.
- Meets with department directors on a regularly scheduled basis,
and conducts/participates in in-service classes and supervisory
level training programs.
- Attends and participates in workshops, seminars, etc., to keep
abreast of current changes in the long-term care field, as well as
to maintain a professional status.
- Assists the Chief Nursing Officer in developing and revising
the Nurses' Aide Training Program and curriculum used by the
facility. Submit to appropriate state agency for approval.
- Assists in establishing a clinical practice program for Nurses'
Aides in training.
- Ensures that all personnel attend and participate in annual
OSHA and CDC in-service training programs for hazard communication,
TB management, and bloodborne pathogens standard.
- Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal
interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a clam environment
throughout the facility.
Essential Functions-- Safety and Sanitation
- Ensures that all facility personnel, residents, visitors, etc.,
follow established safety regulations, to includes fire
protection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control,
- Ensures that the building and grounds are maintained in good
- Reviews accident/incident reports and establish an effective
accident prevention program
- Ensures that all facility procedure manuals identify safety
precautions and equipment to use when performing tasks that could
cause bodily injury.
- Assists the Maintenance Director in developing and implementing
waste disposal policies and procedures.
- Ensures that personnel follow established policies governing
the use/disposal of personal protective equipment and disposal of
Essential Functions--Equipment and Supply Functions
- Authorizes the purchase of major equipment/supplies in
accordance with established purchasing policies and
- Ensures 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 to perform such
- Ensures that adequate supplies and equipment are on hand to
meet the day-to-day operational needs of the facility and
Essential Functions--Budget and Planning Functions
- Prepares an annual operating budget for approval by the company
president and allocate the resources to carry out programs and
activities of the facility.
- Assists in the establishment and maintenance of an adequate
accounting system that reflects the operating cost of the
- Reviews and interprets monthly financial statements and
provides such information to the governing board.
- Ensures that adequate financial records and cost reports are
submitted to authorized government agencies as required by current
- Keeps abreast of the economic condition/situation and make
adjustments as necessary to assure the continued ability to provide
Essential Functions--Resident Rights
- Maintains confidentiality of all resident information.
- Ensures 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.
- Reviews resident complaints and grievances and make written
reports of action taken.
- Discuss with residents and family as appropriate.
- Assists in establishing and implementing a Resident/Group
- Ensures that policies governing a timely notice for resident
discharges and room or roommate changes are strictly followed by
- Ensures that resident funds maintained by the facility are
managed in accordance with current federal and state regulations
and that appropriate accounting records are maintained.
- Maintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support
personnel, etc., to assure that the resident's needs are
Essential Functions -- Clinical Support
- Ensures that all residents receive care in a manner and in an
environment that maintains or enhances their quality of life
without abridging the safety and rights of other residents.
- Ensures that each resident receives the necessary nursing,
medical and psychosocial services to attain and maintain the
highest possible mental and physical functional status, as defined
by the comprehensive assessment and care plan.
- Engages in peer-to-peer collaboration within assigned facility
group. Collaboration includes fiscal and clinical reporting between
facilities and providing/receiving support from peer Licensed
Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA).
- Participates in community/civic/volunteer projects.
- Performs other tasks as assigned by the facility's
- Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards
set out in the Company's Code of Business Conduct, its policies and
procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable
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