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Administrator

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Company: US Medical Management Profession/Specialty: Administration & Executive Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53227 Type of Facility: Multi Specialty Group
Job Description

Administrator

U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission – “Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services” – Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).

Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on “We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services” “We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients” & “We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society”, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.

We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.


Benefits We Have to Offer: 

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO 
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
     

Position Description

The Administrator is a qualified person appointed by the Board of Directors (Governing Body) to administer, direct, and coordinate all the activities of the Agency in compliance with governing regulations.  The responsibility for administration and management of the home health services program shall be vested in the individual whose qualifications, authority, and duties shall be defined in this written statement approved by the Governing Body.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements and supervises the administrative policies of the agency and administratively supervising the provision of all services
  • Maintains an on-going liaison with the IDG Committee, the Governing Body, and the Agency staff
  • Employs qualified personnel
  • Ensures adequate staff education and evaluations
  • Participates in the hiring, orientation, and development of staff
  • Develops systems, which support the ongoing professional development of agency staff and provide adequate education and direction for staff
  • Coordinates service components to be provided by contractual agreement and ensuring hiring of qualified personnel
  • Plans overall development of the Hospice Agency as set forth in the Conditions of Participation under the direction of the Governing Body
  • Being familiar with State and Federal Regulations and arranging for Agency compliance with the same
  • Being responsible for familiarizing employees with State, Federal Regulations and having copies of the regulations available for their use
  • Being responsible for the completion, keeping, and submission of such reports and records as required by State, Federal Regulatory Agencies
  • Directs installation of improved work methods and procedures to ensure achievement of objectives of the program
  • Reviews and evaluates existing policies and procedures on a timely basis. Directs revision of same when appropriate and presents to Governing Body at annual meeting for approval
  • Develops standards and methods of measurement of Agency activities, e.g., as in the agency’s annual program evaluation
  • Oversees annual program evaluation and assists with implementation of suggestions from this evaluation
    • Provides input prior to the preparation of yearly budget for control of expenditures
    • Participates in effective budgeting and accounting system
  • Meets with Directors (supervisors) as indicated to solve administrative problems and coordinates and reviews activities of the Agency
  • Determines organizational lines of authority and fixed areas of responsibility (Maintains a current organizational chart to show lines of authority to the patient level)
  • Recommends rules governing conduct while on duty, working hours, and salary or per visit rates
  • Develops cooperative relationships with other agencies for exchange of information and services with community agencies to develop understanding of the program.  Contracts local, state, and national associations and participates in meetings and conventions
  • Authorizes purchase of supplies and equipment
  • In writing, designated appoints a qualified coordinator or supervising nurse of services
  • Coordinates annual IDG Committee and Governing Body meetings, as well as assures quarterly UR/QI (Performance Improvement) Committee meetings are held
  • Maintains an office facility for the Agency, which is large enough for efficient staff, work, adequately equipped, and provides a safe working environment
  • Other duties as needed
  • To supervise and evaluate client satisfaction survey reports on all clients served
  • Be available in person or by telephone during the agency’s operating hours
  • Ensures that the documentation of services provided is accurate and timely manner
  • Employs or contracts with qualified personnel
  • Ensures the accuracy of public information materials and activities

 

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration or related field
  • At least two (2) years of administrative or supervisory experience in home health care or related health program (hospital, nursing facility, or hospice, etc.)
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • The Administrator shall not have been employed in the last one year as an administrator with another agency at the time the agency was cited with violations of the statute or this chapter, which resulted in enforcement action taken against the agency. For purposes of this clause only, the term “enforcement action” means license revocation, suspension, emergency suspension, or denial of a license or injunction action but does include administrative or civil penalties. If the department prevails in one enforcement action against the agency but also proceeds with another enforcement action based on some or all of the same violations, but the department does not prevail in the second action, the prohibition in this clause does not apply
  • The Administrator shall not have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor per federal guidelines
  • The Administrator may also be the Coordinating Nurse (supervising nurse) if the Coordinating Nurse meets the qualifications of an administrator
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

ADDITIONAL Texas Requirements

  • Be a Hospice employee
  • Is a licensed Physician, Registered Nurse, licensed Social Worker, licensed Therapist or licensed nursing home administrator with at least one year of management or supervisory experience in a health-related setting, such as:

A home and community support services agency; a hospital; a nursing facility; a hospice; an outpatient rehabilitation center; a psychiatric facility; an intermediate care facility for persons with mental retardation or related conditions; or a licensed health care delivery setting providing services for individuals with functional disabilities; or

  • An administrator and alternate administrator designated as an administrator or alternate administrator for the first time on or after December 1, 2006, must meet the initial educational training requirements specified in §97.259 of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support Services Agencies Handbook (relating to Initial Educational Training in Administration of Agencies)
  • An administrator and alternate administrator designated as an administrator or alternate administrator before December 1, 2006, must meet the continuing education requirements specified in §97.260 of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support Services Agencies Handbook (relating to Continuing Education in Administration of Agencies)
  • A person is not eligible to be the administrator or alternate administrator of any agency if the person was the administrator of an agency cited with a violation that resulted in DADS taking enforcement action against the agency while the person was the administrator of the cited agency
  • An administrator and alternate administrator must not be convicted of an offense described in Chapter 99 of Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support Services Agencies Handbook (relating to Criminal Convictions Barring Facility Licensure) during the time frames described in that chapter

 

ADDITIONAL Florida Requirements

  • Active CPR Certification

PREFERRED  Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing
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About Grace Hospice

Reaching out to those in need is more than a career, it’s a calling.

If you share our philosophy, come share our success and exceptional growth potential. 

Making every moment count

We believe that quality of life starts with excellent care provided by our team of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains and volunteers. We are also proud to acknowledge that all of our locations are accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) – one of the most stringent accrediting bodies in the nation.

Career opportunities include:

  • Nurse Case Managers- RN (field)
  • Nurse Leaders - Clinical Managers (RN)
  • Travel Nurses- RN's
  • Hospice Aides
  • Chaplains
  • Administrators (RN Required)
  • Medical Directors (MD or DO)
  • Medical Social Workers   
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