ASSISTANT NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR (29150)

Competitive


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS


The work involves responsibility for the staffing and operations of assigned areas at Van Duyn Home and Hospital. An employee in this class is responsible for maintaining the highest quality of care for residents by maximizing operating efficiency and maintaining compliance with all local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations. An employee in this class provides general supervision of direct services areas including admissions, beauty shop, leisure time activities, pastoral care services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech, social services, and volunteers. The Assistant Nursing Home Administrator exercises independent judgment and initiative in planning, developing, and coordinating all services, policies, and functions of the hospital. Administrative supervision is received from the Deputy Commissioner. Does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES


Coordinates and reviews policy and procedure development to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.

Develops new programs and services to meet the needs of the community and residents.

Serves as a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in absence of the Deputy Commissioner.

Develops long term plans for the department and works to market Van Duyn to retain market share and fiscal viability.

Serves as a Corporate Compliance Officer to ensure compliance with applicable federal regulations.

Coordinates Quality Assurance, Quality Initiatives, pilot and temporary programs to maintain and improve quality of care for residents.

Assists in the administration of personnel management and public relations activities of the facility.

Assists in planning and coordinating facility disaster/emergency plans.

Functions as a department supervisor until a replacement is found when/if vacancies occur in areas of supervision.


FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


Good knowledge of state and federal regulations, laws, rules, and codes related to the operation of a nursing home.

Good knowledge of principles and practices of administrative supervision.

Ability to develop, implement, and monitor policy and procedures to assure regulatory compliance, quality of care, and operating efficiency.

Ability to supervise the work of department heads to ensure good performance and outcomes.

Ability to communicate effectively and prepare complex written reports.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of a valid Nursing Home Administrator license issued by the New York State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators and current registration with the New York State Department of Health.



9/2010 Date Revised