The agency Administrator must be either 1) a Registered Nurse with at least 3 years of supervisory or administrative experience in home health or 2) an individual with training and experience in health service administration and at least 3 years of supervisory/ administrative experience in home health. It is expected that all candidates would have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, with a Master’s degree preferred. The Administrator must hold a current MI license in good standing in his/her field as applicable.
The Administrator is expected to have strong knowledge of accrediting bodies/Medicare Conditions of Participation for home health agencies. In addition, the Administrator is expected to be available at all times during the operating hours of the agency and participate in all activities relevant to the provision of home health services.
Report to: Governing Body
Job Duties: The primary responsibility of the Administrator is to oversee all aspects of the agency, including but not limited to, operational, financial and clinical areas to ensure the provision of quality care is consistent with all governmental regulations.
In addition, the Administrator is expected to:
- Organize and direct the agency’s ongoing administrative functions to ensure the provision of care and services.
- Act as official liaison between the Governing Body and the agency staff by implementing Governing Body directives and ensuring clear and effective channels of communication.
- Ensure complete compliance with all local, state, and federal laws relating to agency operations.
- Coordinate with the Director of Clinical Services to recruit, employ and retain qualified personnel to maintain appropriate staffing levels and carry out the functions of the organization and adhere to all organizational policies and procedures.
- Ensure that staff receive ongoing education regarding applicable laws, regulations, and policies, by providing resource materials.
- Coordinate with the Director of Clinical Services to ensure there is a continuous in-service training program for staff in place designed to continually improve patient care and employee efficiency.
- Ensure that all staff receive annual performance evaluations in accordance with organizational policy.
- Ensure that the management staff are providing appropriate supervision, coordination and direction of the medical, nursing, and other client services during all operating hours.
- Coordinate with the Director of Clinical Services to ensure that client are only assigned qualified individuals to provide the professional services.
- Coordinate with the Director of Clinical Services to direct and monitor Performance Improvement activities.
- Oversee the planning, development, implementation, administration and evaluation of programs.
- Ensure the accuracy of information materials regarding the agency given to clients and the public.
- Inform the Governing body and the staff of current organizational, community and industry trends.
- Maintain a current organizational chart.
- Ensure that all contracts are compliant with regulatory requirements.
- Ensure that operational procedures and systems are in place to provide for coordinated implementation of plans of care and utilization of necessary services to provide comprehensive care.
- Maintains written service agreements including financial arrangements with other approved providers to ensure appropriate service are provided to meet patient needs.
- In conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer, ensure compliance with all billing requirements of contracted payers.
- Ensure complete compliance with all local, state, and federal laws regarding wages, hours and equal opportunity employment.
- Promote sales through education to other health care providers and referral sources.
- Evaluate environment and working conditions of employees, maintains a safety program, monitors safety policies to minimize risk of injury.
- Discipline employees when necessary.
- Complete an annual evaluation of the agency’s program..
- Coordinate with the Director of Clinical Services to ensure that all agency policies are up-to-date.
- Serve as primary contact person to all organizations, (including the State) who survey the agency and conduct follow-up visits to determine compliance with the regulations as required by law.
- Carry out all other duties as assigned by the Governing Body.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year