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Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Grangeville, ID

Company: Cascadia Healthcare
Location: Spokane
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

**Grangeville, ID**

**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 patients/residents.



  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare, business or a related field.Licenses/Certification:
    • 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 state.
    • 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 experience.
        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 team work.
          • 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 quality, etc.).
          • Interprets the facility's policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary.
          • Ensures that public information (policy manuals, etc.) describing the services provided in the facility is accurate and fully descriptive.
          • 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 facility.
          • Represent the facility at the participate in top level meetings.
          • 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 such meetings.
          • 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 followed.
          • 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 required.
          • 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 quality deficiencies.
                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 personnel.
                • 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 documentation.
                • 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 accomplished.
                • Reviews and check competence of work force and make necessary adjustments/corrections as required of that may become necessary.
                • Counsels/disciplines personnel as requested or as may become necessary.
                • 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, etc.
                    • Ensures that the building and grounds are maintained in good repair.
                    • 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 infectious wastes.
                      Essential Functions--Equipment and Supply Functions
                      • Authorizes the purchase of major equipment/supplies in accordance with established purchasing policies and procedures.
                      • 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 duties/services.
                      • Ensures that adequate supplies and equipment are on hand to meet the day-to-day operational needs of the facility and residents.
                        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 facility.
                        • 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 regulations.
                        • Keeps abreast of the economic condition/situation and make adjustments as necessary to assure the continued ability to provide quality care.
                          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 Council.
                          • Ensures that policies governing a timely notice for resident discharges and room or roommate changes are strictly followed by all personnel.
                          • 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 continually met.
                            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.
                              Other Functions
                              • 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 president.
                              • 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 professional standards.

Keywords: Cascadia Healthcare, Spokane , Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Grangeville, ID, Healthcare , Spokane, Washington

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