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Position Title:       Administrator                         Exemption Status:      Exempt


Job Classification:   Administrative                        Location:


Department:


Reports to:           Governing Board or Designee


Job Summary:
Directs and coordinates activities of Agency to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations. Functions
independently with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions:
Provides counsel to the Board regarding needs of the community, personnel needs, financial needs, professional practices,
and health planning.

Organizes and directs Agency’s ongoing functions. Implements effective budgeting and accounting system that promotes
the health and safety of the agency's clients and oversees fiscal affairs.

Assures that the documentation of services provided is accurate and timely.

Develops and maintains sound administrative policies and management activities including buget control, cost
determination, fee setting and collection, and financial reports to the Board of Directors.

Maintains ongoing liaison among the governing body, the group of professional personnel and staff, as appropriate.

Employs, recruits, manages and directs qualified personnel to carry out the policies and procedures of the agency. Ensures
adequate staff education and evaluations.

Ensures the accuracy of public information materials and activities; fosters good working relationships with physicians and
community agencies.

Responsible for supervision and evaluation of client satisfaction surveys.

Directs programs through delegation of responsibility to administrative and supervisory personnel.

Directs preparation of annual report of operations and annual agency evaluation.

Additional Responsibilities:
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Participates in the Professional Advisory Council.
Possesses in depth knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid and insurance standards to ensure reimbursement for all services
rendered.
Conforms to all applicable agency policies and procedures.
Participates actively in continuing education and inservices.
Maintains confidentiality of patient information and business trade practices.



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Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
 Must be able to read, write and comprehend English
 Advanced communication skills (verbal and written)
 Organizational skills and time management
 Ability to supervise in accordance with Agency’s policies and applicable laws
 Math skills commensurate with ability to read and interpret financial reports
 Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and billing software

Age-Related Competencies:
Demonstrates the basic knowledge and skills necessary to identify age specific patient needs appropriate for this position.

Information Management:
Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security.

Risk Management:
Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations.
Keeps abreast in changes in health care law.
Maintains Agency/program compliance with local, state and federal laws.

Additional Requirements:
Must be available in person or by telephone during the agency's operating hours.
Available for overnight travel as required.
Must have reliable transportation.

Position Qualifications:
 Education: 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
 Have a high school diploma or a general equivalency degree (GED) with at least 2 years of management of 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.
 Training: 12 clock hours of continuing education within each 12 month period beginning with the date of designation and
   must include at least two of the following topics and may include other topics of continuing education of an
  administrator: any one of the educational training subjects listed in TAC 97.259 (d); development and interpretation of
  agency’s policies; basic principles of management in a licensed health-relate setting; ethics; quality improvement; risk
  assessment and management; financial management; skills for working with clients, families, and other professional
  services providers; community resources or marketing.
 License/Certification: RN, physician, social worker or licensed nursing home administrator(if applicable, CPR
  Certification(for licensed personnel only); driver's license and proof of current auto liability insurance

Environmental Conditions: Moderate noise level; Category C BBP risk; moderate stress and emotional demands.

Physical Requirements: Please find physical requirements of the job on the attached Physical Demands Analysis.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended
to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

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