Administrator - Austin, Houston, Nederland, Pasadena
The Administrator is responsible to the President/CEO and is responsible for providing leadership, staff development, budgeting, and management of key services in accordance with regulatory requirements and CHAP standards. Complies with policies and procedures and current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern Home Health agencies to assure each patient receives the necessary nursing and medical services to attain and maintain the highest possible functional status, within fiscally responsible standards.
- Requires a Bachelors Degree in Public Health Administration or Business Administration, Nursing, or a health related degree or equivalent with a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience (home health or community service), with a minimum of two (2) years administrative/supervisory experience in home health or related health program.
- The Administrator must complete a maximum of twelve (12) clock hours of continuing education per year in subjects related to the duties of the Administrator.
- Must possess the ability to work harmoniously, deal tactfully with and supervise professional and non-professional staff and be able to maintain good staff relations and employee morale.
- Must have a working knowledge of reimbursement regulations and nursing practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations and guidelines governing personnel administration.
- Ability to understand state and federal regulations and keep the agency in compliance with all regulations.
- Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant, and to take necessary steps to ensure a safe environment for patient care.
All clinical and non-clinical professionals
Essential Position Responsibilities:
- Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates operations to ensure the provision of adequate and appropriate care and services.
- Assists in interpreting the organizational structure to personnel as needed.
- Maintains Agency compliance with standards and keeps agency prepared for unannounced surveys.
- Complies with Texas Workforce Commission directives and guidelines to maintain appropriate personnel practices.
- Evaluates Agency staffing, equipment and space needs for the cost effective and efficient delivery of services.
- Selects/Trains./Orients and assigns departmental staff, either directly or through subordinate supervisor. Evaluates performance of personnel and makes recommendations for appropriate personnel action.
- Directs the preparation of Agency reports. Submits reports to the Home Office as required.
- Motivates staff morale and maintains a positive and optimistic outlook at all times.
- Assists in keeping communication tools in agency current at all times.
- Participates in Quality Assurance activities and ensures an active program of ongoing Quality Improvement.
- Follows-up on problems when identified.
- Assures appropriate staff supervision during all operating hours.
- Informs the governing body, staff and professional advisory group of current organizational, community, and industry trends.
- Appoints a similarly qualified alternate to be available at all times during operating hours in the absence of the administrator.
- Establishes and maintains effective channels of communication.
- Prepares relevant statistics and reports when needed.
- Responsible for understanding, respecting and following Corporate Compliance Program and insures that fraud and abuse are reported per policy and procedure.
This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.
Essential Physical Requirements:
- Normal mobility of neck, back, shoulders, a full range movement in limbs and manual dexterity.
- Ability to life/transfer patients in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and essentially utilizing a full range of body movement; ability to manipulate up to 30 pounds in an office environment.
- Ability to stand, walk stoop, kneel, crouch, and /or crawl.
- Ability to lift, grasp, use fine finger movement and feel fine sensation to discern temperature, texture, size and shape.
- Vision corrected to 20/40 is acceptable with eye to hand coordination.
- Required hearing ability will offer depth perception and make the comprehension of instructions easier to follow.
Base wage negotiable, depending upon experience. Benefits available after 30 days of hire.
We provide a drug-free workplace, background check required, EOE employer.
Top candidates will be contacted directly for an interview with skills assessment.
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