Executive Director / Administrator

Bethesda Gardens - Phoenix, AZ4.3

The Executive Director is responsible for the professional and efficient operation of the community and all programs affecting the health and well-being of residents. Is responsible for facility operations, budget, human resources, marketing, and public relations.

Responsible for effective and economical operation of all departments, insuring thorough, tactful leadership and supervision that assures company goals and objectives are accomplished efficiently following established standards and budgetary allocations.
Creates an optimum environment for residents and employees that is pleasant, safe, and healthful.
Presents to the company matters and issues requiring policy decisions and assures implementation of policies as they are established.
Maintains current job descriptions for all positions.
Assures department supervisors hire, train, schedule appropriately and effectively manage employees.
Interprets Bethesda Senior Living Communities’ policies as needed.
Prepares financial and statistical reports as required and/or assigned.
Assures all licensure requirements are met according to state regulatory agencies.
Assures all state and federal regulations are met regarding resident care and maintains appropriate records to support such.
Assures fiduciary responsibilities are carried out ethically, morally, and according to established policies and procedures
Maintains and promotes a positive image of the community in responding to the news media, referral sources, and the public.
Knows who the customers are and develops positive relationships with state social and health agencies, physicians, residents, residents’ family members, employees, vendors, visitors, contributors, and volunteers
Assures residents’ physical, social, spiritual, and nutritional needs are met.
Develops and maintains programs that give added value to the community, i.e., “Fund Raising Programs, and Volunteer Services.
Maintains confidentiality of residents’ personal information in and out of the community and protects and supports residents’ rights.
Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor that encourages a positive nurturing environment for the residents, families, vendors, and guests.
Maintains a positive customer service environment and practices honesty and integrity in all aspects of performance.
Managerial Breadth/Scope of Job: The Executive Director is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the community. The Executive Director directly supervises members of the management team and through them indirectly supervises line staff.

Position requires proven leadership and management skills in a healthcare environment including strong financial management, communication, marketing, interpersonal, and team building skills.
Must have working knowledge of personal computers, scanners, digital copiers and printers.
Must have experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and ability to work with accounting and management software
Must have excellent decision making abilities regarding financial and budget issues, marketing, and people development.
Must be knowledgeable of the policies and procedures of MSDS sheets on hazardous materials and able to explain to staff.
Ability to train staff and residents in fire safety and emergency preparedness.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s level college education or equivalent experience of a minimum of two years in a long-term care setting. Must be a licensed Nursing Home or Assisted Living Administrator as required by state licensure requirements.

Working Environment/Physical Requirements:
Normal office environment with building and grounds
Light physical effort with occasional lifting of 10 – 20 pounds.
Keyboarding and desk work.
Communicating with staff of various backgrounds.
Concentrating, thinking, reading
Mobility to physically assess the upkeep of the building and grounds.
Overnight travel via automobile and/or airlines to other locations as required
NOTE: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.