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Branch Administrator in Sallisaw, OK at Jordan

Date Posted: 1/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Branch Administrator

The Administrator is responsible for directing all operations related to the agency including day-to-day activities and evaluating operations to promote and ensure continuous quality improvement. Also, the Administrator is responsible for tasks that include performing marketing and public relations activities to promote the agency. The Administrator serves as the agency’s representative within the entire HCI corporate organization participating in strategic planning and operations evaluation at the corporate level. The Administrator ensures that a high quality staff is developed and maintained and coordinates communication between the various departments between branch offices (if any). The Administrator keeps abreast of new developments and meets with staff regularly to keep them informed, facilitate communication, and ensure an efficient operation.

Key Accountabilities

Agency Operations: Component Proportion 55%

  • Accountable for the profitability and longevity of the agency and ensures that assigned personnel meet established production standards.
  •  Implements home office / agency policy objectives and operations directives.
  •  Directs day-to-day agency operations including: administration, delivery of care, strategic planning, staffing, billing, accounting, payroll, purchasing, marketing and public relations.
  • Directs and coordinates the preparation and its presentation of the agency’s annual budget and evaluation to the Professional Advisory Committee (if applicable) and the Board of Directors for review and approval.
  • Coordinates the compiling of data for the agency’s annual Medicare and/or Medicaid cost reports.
  • Serves as an active member by contributing accurate and strategic information to the organization’s Professional Advisory Committee (if applicable), Budget Committee and Quality Improvement Committee.
  •  Ensures compliance with applicable federal and state regulations.
  •  Stays current with accepted nursing practices, if applicable.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of contracts with state and federal agencies for the delivery of home health care.
  • Establishes or implements approved safety measures for the agency.
  • Identifies and presents the needs of the agency to the corporate staff.
  • Supervises and evaluates client satisfaction survey reports on all clients served by the agency
  • Other duties/projects as assigned.

Staffing / Staff Development: Component Proportion 20%

  • Establishes and/or implements guidelines for effective hiring practices to assure the selection and maintenance of a qualified, well-organized staff and ensures that the staffing level is correct to meet production standards.
  •  Responsible for staff development, performance appraisals, employee training and fostering a positive team atmosphere.
  • Establishes and defines acceptable work standards.
  •  Administers corrective action and discipline matters to agency staff in accordance with company policy.
  • Manages staff and complies with company policies and procedures as directed.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned.

Reporting/Planning: Component Proportion 10%

  • Prepares accurate and timely reports as directed.
  •  Charged with establishing and communicating agency and personal goals and setting work priorities.
  •  Other duties/projects as assigned.

Leadership: Component Proportion 10%

  • Exemplifies and provides leadership and guidance in promoting extremely high ethical standards within the entire HCI organization.
  • Exemplifies leadership by arriving on time to meetings and to work as expected.
  • Cooperative and supportive to the overall goals and objectives of the corporation.
  • Serves as a leader, positive role model, mentor and resource for all staff.
  • Promotes harmony, professionalism and well-being among all staff.
  • Participates and encourages participation in state and national organizations, meetings, seminars, workshops, and activities relating to home health care in an effort to keep abreast of new developments and changes occurring within the industry.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned.

Marketing / Public Relations: Component Proportion 5%

  •  Promotes and ensures high quality relations with the medical community and other outside entities such as government regulatory agencies, suppliers, competitors, customers, payors and the community at large.
  • Ensures the accuracy of public information materials and activities.
  • Actively participates in or directs public education and awareness programs relating to Home Health Care.
  • Develops and pursues new patient/client referral sources.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned.

Education, Previous Work Experience, Skills/Abilities and General Requirements

Education/Experience

1. Must be a licensed physician, a registered nurse (RN), licensed social worker, licensed therapist, or licensed nursing home administrator; or

2. Must have training and experience in Health Service Administration and at least one year of Supervisory or Administrative experience in Home Health Care or related health programs.

3. Have a high school diploma or a general equivalency degree (GED) with at least two years of management or supervisory experience in a health-related setting.

4. Working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, rules and regulations preferred.

Skills/Abilities

1. Have good management and leadership skills.

2. Have the ability to motivate others in a positive manner.

3. Have good verbal and written communication skills.

4. Possess well developed interpersonal skills.

5. Have the ability to organize work and schedule effectively.

6. Be willing and able to foster the team and continuous quality improvement concepts.

7. Have a general knowledge of computers.

8. Have the ability to think analytically.

Other

1. Must have satisfactory references from previous employers.

2. Must be able to pass a criminal history check.

3. Must be able to pass a random drug test.

4. Must have a dependable vehicle and a valid driver’s license.

5. At designation, an Administrator or alternate administrator must have eight (8) clock hours of educational training in the administration of an Agency that includes:

                  a. Information on the licensing standards for an Agency;

                  b. The state and federal laws applicable to an Agency, including;

                  c. The Health and Safety Code, Chapter 142, Home and Community Support 

                     and services Chapter 250, Nurse Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of   

                     employees  and Applicants for Employment in Certain

                    Facilities Serving the Elderly or Persons with Disabilities;

                  d. The Human Resources Code, Chapter 102, Rights of the Elderly;

                  e. The Americans with Disabilities Act;

                  f. The Civil Rights Act of 1991;

                  g. The Rehabilitation Act of 1993;

                  h. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; and;

                   i. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements.

Risk Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, etc.): Low Risk

Physical Requirements:

1. Moderate Lifting.

2. Ability to participate in physical activity.

3. Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

4. Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.

Job Requirements

Education, Previous Work Experience, Skills/Abilities and General Requirements

Education/Experience

1. Must be a licensed physician, a registered nurse (RN), licensed social worker, licensed therapist, or licensed nursing home administrator; or

2. Must have training and experience in Health Service Administration and at least one year of Supervisory or Administrative experience in Home Health Care or related health programs.

3. Have a high school diploma or a general equivalency degree (GED) with at least two years of management or supervisory experience in a health-related setting.

4. Working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, rules and regulations preferred.

Skills/Abilities

1. Have good management and leadership skills.

2. Have the ability to motivate others in a positive manner.

3. Have good verbal and written communication skills.

4. Possess well developed interpersonal skills.

5. Have the ability to organize work and schedule effectively.

6. Be willing and able to foster the team and continuous quality improvement concepts.

7. Have a general knowledge of computers.

8. Have the ability to think analytically.

Other

1. Must have satisfactory references from previous employers.

2. Must be able to pass a criminal history check.

3. Must be able to pass a random drug test.

4. Must have a dependable vehicle and a valid driver’s license.

5. At designation, an Administrator or alternate administrator must have eight (8) clock hours of educational training in the

administration of an Agency that includes:

a. Information on the licensing standards for an Agency;

b. The state and federal laws applicable to an Agency, including;

c. The Health and Safety Code, Chapter 142, Home and Community Support Services, and Chapter 250, Nurse

Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of Employees and Applicants for Employment in Certain

Facilities Serving the Elderly or Persons with Disabilities;

d. The Human Resources Code, Chapter 102, Rights of the Elderly;

e. The Americans with Disabilities Act;

f. The Civil Rights Act of 1991;

g. The Rehabilitation Act of 1993;

h. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; and;

i. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements.

Risk Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, etc.): Low Risk

Physical Requirements:

1. Moderate Lifting.

2. Ability to participate in physical activity.

3. Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

4. Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.

Job Requirements

Education, Previous Work Experience, Skills/Abilities and General Requirements

Education/Experience

1. Must be a licensed physician, a registered nurse (RN), licensed social worker, licensed therapist, or licensed nursing home administrator; or

2. Must have training and experience in Health Service Administration and at least one year of Supervisory or Administrative experience in Home Health Care or related health programs.

3. Have a high school diploma or a general equivalency degree (GED) with at least two years of management or supervisory experience in a health-related setting.

4. Working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, rules and regulations preferred.

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