The Administrator is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, growth and culture of the home health agency. In addition, he/she is responsible for the employment of qualified home health personnel including assuring the development of personnel qualifications and policies and procedures; is responsible for the provision of home health services directly, and the delegation to and coordination of home health personnel evaluations; is responsible for establishing standards of care to comply with federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. The Administrator establishes, implements, and evaluates goals and objectives for home health services that meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy, and is responsible for the overall clinical and financial performance.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responsible for the overall financial operations of the home health agency.
- Maintain full responsibility of the overall functions of the financial areas and cost controls, adhere to financial and accounting policies and procedure and manage expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner.
- Take action, make decisions and shape team priorities to achieve agency operational goals.
- Ensure a Clinical Manager is available during all operating hours.
- Ensure effective and on-going, on-the-job training of team members, evaluate, record individual and team performance, provide coaching and counseling and make appropriate developmental recommendations.
- Establish criteria and/or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality, productivity or service.
- Meet or exceed budgeted revenue and EBITDA on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
- Ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws, Medicare regulations and the agency's policies and procedures.
- Partner with Marketer to develop approaches that best position services or ideas in the marketplace.
- Partner with Leadership Team to develop and implement comprehensive business development plans for the agency.
- Organize information/data to identify/explain major trends, problems and causes; Compare and combine information to identify underlying issues. Generate actions to achieve long-range goals.
- Keep abreast of industry trends and regulatory requirements through activities such as participating in State Associations and reviewing industry publications.
- Support other Administrators (Cluster Partners) in peer-leadership cluster model.
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
- Required to be a licensed physician, a registered nurse/nurse practitioner, or hold an undergraduate degree.
- Experience in health services administration, with at least one (1) year of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care, or a related health care program.
- Prior experience with budgetary responsibilities including budget development and monitoring Broad knowledge of home health federal and state regulations/administration Outstanding leadership, managerial skills, excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, excellent problem-solving, decision-making and assertiveness skills
The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.
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