Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA)

Reference Number: yQMFlG
Location: Anderson , South Carolina, US;Beaufort, South Carolina, US;Irmo, South Carolina, US;Sumter, South Carolina, US;West Columbia , South Carolina, US

Nursing Home Administrator


General Purpose:

To lead and direct the facility's overall operations in accordance with customer needs, government regulations, and Company policies, with a focus on maintaining excellent care for the residents while achieving the facility's business objectives.


Essential Job Functions:

This facility expects its employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:


Facility Management

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the facility's programs and activities in conjunction with the facility's operational budget and state and federal regulations.
  • Lead the facility management staff and consultants in developing and working from a business plan that focuses on all aspects of facility operations, including setting priorities and job assignments.
  • Monitor each department's activities, communicate policies, evaluate performance, provide feedback and assist, observe, coach, and discipline as needed.
  • Develop an environment that allows for creative thinking, problem-solving, and empowerment in developing a facility management team.
  • Oversee regular rounds to monitor nursing care delivery, operation of support departments, cleanliness, and appearance of the facility, staff; and ensure resident needs are being addressed.
  • Exhibit positive customer service both to internal and external customers.
  • In addition to other source documents, utilize survey information to address areas of importance as defined by our customers.
  • Verify that the building and grounds are maintained appropriately and that equipment and work areas are clean, safe, and orderly, and any hazardous conditions are addressed.

Compliance Management

  • Maintain a working knowledge of and confirm compliance with all governmental regulations.

Facility Staffing and Retention

  • Monitor Human Resources practices to verify compliance with employment laws and company policies and confirm practices that maintain high morale and staff retention, including effective communication, prompt problem resolution, proactive supervisory practices, and maintaining a proactive work environment.
  • Manage turnover and solidify current and future staffing by developing recruiting sources and selection protocol, orientation, training, staff education, and development.
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of competent department managers, supervisors, and other auxiliary personnel.
  • Consult with department managers concerning their departments' operations to help eliminate/correct problem areas and/or improve services.
  • Provide that disciplinary action is administered fairly and without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or marital status.
  • Recognize staff for exceptional care and job performance regularly and as part of their formal performance evaluation.


Business Management

  • Manage facility budgets and business practices to include labor costs, payables, and receivables.
  • Monitor business activities to be certain procedures and standards are followed, appropriate handling of funds and sound credible business practices are followed at all times.
  • Communicate budget guidelines and expectations to Department Managers.

Marketing and Revenue Management

  • Develop and implement a marketing strategy for the facility that reflects service opportunities, competition, potential market area changes, and maximizes census, payor mix, and ancillary revenues.
  • Lead and monitor key staff and facility staff to play an active role in carrying out the marketing plan.
  • Take the initiative to evaluate, develop, and implement new business opportunities that meet the community's needs and benefit the facility/Company.

Community Relations:

  • Develop positive relationships on behalf of the Company with government regulators, residents, families, other area health care providers, physicians, and the community.
  • Act as a resource of information to the community related to health care issues.

Other Duties:

  • Attend or complete (CEUs) in-service education programs to meet facility and licensure educational requirements.
  • Be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill, and Evacuation Procedures, and know how to use the information.
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility records/information.
  • Protect residents from neglect, mistreatment, and abuse.
  • Protect the personal property of the residents of the facility.
  • Other duties as directed by the Director of Operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current/active State Nursing Home Administrator license.
  • Organized and detailed in work performance.
  • Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.
  • Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility.
  • Comply with the Residents' Rights and Facility Policies and Procedures.
  • Perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.
  • Perform Essential Duties as outlined above.