Home Health Director
Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: March 15, 2020
Come join a great organization! A great opportunity to work with a
great team of dedicated Home Health professionals.
Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect
with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the
core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards
and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a
company. Here you'll find opportunities to grow your career at any
level whether you have direct contact with resident or support
someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000
associates, there's a place for you to make a difference in lives
of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.
Responsible for the general management and fiscal operations of the
licensed Agency. The Administrator is responsible for implementing
and administering the Agency's philosophy, goals, and policies as
well as directing and delegating the management of professional and
ancillary services while assuring compliance with the federal,
state and local laws. Accountable for agency performance through
the supervision of the overall operations of the Agency.
--- Planning, organizing, directing and evaluating operations to
ensure the provision of adequate and appropriate care and
--- Directs, coordinates, and participates in business development
activities to achieve agency goals.
--- Complies with applicable law and regulations of operations and
ensures staff adherence to policies and procedures.
--- Responsible for fiscal planning, budgeting, and accounting
--- Recruiting, employing, directing, and retaining qualified
--- Establishing and maintaining effective channels of
communication. Maintains ongoing liaison between the staff and
community agencies, communities, preferred provider network,
retirement communities, etc.
--- Ensuring program personnel have current clinical information
and current best practices in order to deliver quality healthcare
--- Directing and monitoring performance improvement activities and
participates in Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
--- Ensuring staff development via activities including
orientation, in-service education, continuing education, competency
evaluation and personnel performance evaluations.
--- Assuring that all clinical services are furnished under the
supervision of a physician or registered nurse.
--- Ensuring that appropriate service policies are developed and
--- Assuring the development and qualifications for professional
services and the assignment of personnel.
--- Assuring appropriate staff supervision during all operating
hours, including ensuring adequate on-call services.
--- Ensuring the accuracy of public marketing information materials
--- Appoints a similarly qualified alternate to be available at all
times during operating hours in the absence of the
--- Maintaining ongoing liaison with the Governing Body and
implementing Governing Body directives.
--- Informing the Governing Body and staff of current
organizational, community and industry trends.
--- Maintains positive relationships and rapport with co-workers,
associates, patients and their family members and Brookdale
--- Collaborates with clinical, sales, and other Brookdale teams
towards appropriate patient care service delivery and success of
--- Overall supervision of branch offices if applicable
--- Willing to work varying hours, including weekends, nights and
holidays to meet supervisory needs of the agency.
--- Adheres to established confidentiality standards as required by
Brookdale and HIPAA concerning community and patient
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities
for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent
a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should
perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Is a licensed physician, a registered nurse, or holds an
undergraduate degree; and has experience in health service
administration, with at least one year of supervisory or
administrative experience in home health care or a related health
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Must have a car with current insurance coverage and a valid state
driver's license. Periodic overnight travel is required. Willing to
work varying hours, including weekends, nights and holidays.
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions
within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve
moderately complex problems based on precedent, example,
reasonableness or a combination of these.
Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a
thorough understanding of the organization and work environment.
Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Possess the
knowledge and ability to manage the total operations of the Agency
through administrative ability, resourcefulness, executive and
analytical ability. Ability to project a positive and professional
image at all times.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
--- Reach with hands and arms
--- Talk or hear
--- Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
--- Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
--- Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure
--- Requires Travel: Frequently
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free
Schedule: Regular Full-Time
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