Job Application - PRK Williams Inc

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Home Health Director/Administrator

At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.


Summary of Position/Objective:

The Administrator plans, develops and directs the programs, services, activities and employees of the agency.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accomplish departments objectives, effective team leader with outstanding communication skills, problem-solving and utilize best practices to grow business 
  • Ensure the agency’s skilled health services are in compliance with all applicable regulations, Accrediting Organization standards (if applicable), and federal, state, and local laws
  • Ensures the completion, maintenance and submission of such reports and records as required by the Iowa Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Ensures the agency’s ongoing liaison with the Governing Body, Quality Assurance and Performance (QAPI) Committee, staff members and the community
  • Maintains a current organizational chart to show lines of authority down to the patient level
  • Develops and implements objectives, manages all business affairs and the overall operation of the Agency
  • Ensures the maintenance of appropriate personnel, financial and administrative records and all policies and procedures of the agency
  • Employs qualified personnel in accordance with written job descriptions and ensures adequate staff education, supervision and evaluations
  • Ensures orientation of new staff, regularly scheduled in-service education programs and opportunities for continuing education for the staff
  • Is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the agency
  • Ensures that a Clinical Manager is available during all operating hours 
  • Ensures that the Agency employs qualified personnel, including assuring the development of personnel qualifications and policies 
  • Ensures that when the Administrator is not available, a qualified, pre-designated person, who is authorized in writing by the Administrator and the governing body, assumes the same responsibilities and obligations as the Administrator. The pre-designated person may be the Clinical Manager. The Administrator or a pre-designated person is available during all operating hours
  • Ensures the Administrator or the pre-designated individual will be available either in person, via telephone or other electronic means during all hours the Agency is open and providing care to patients
  • Ensures all marketing, advertising and promotional information and activities accurately represents the Agency and addresses the care, treatment and services that the Agency can provide directly or through contractual arrangement
  • Plans, organizes and directs the Agency’s ongoing functions by delegating duties and establishing a formal means of staff accountability
  • Implements agency policies and procedures
  • Directs and coordinates the overall development and administration of the agency consistent with the agency mission and available resources, and with the involvement of the agency staff and participation of the QAPI Committee
  • Provides leadership in the development of strategic long-term plans
  • Appoints person responsible for the implementation of the infection control program
  • Evaluates effectiveness and efficiency of the agency services and programs
  • Directs daily business activities of the agency and assures development of systems that support recruitment, hiring and the ongoing professional development of agency staff
  • Participates in the hiring and orientation of staff, and development of continuing education (staff development) in applicable policies, rules, regulations and resource materials
  • Establishes criteria and procedures for selection, promotion, discipline and termination of employment of personnel
  • Develops and implements employee compensation program
  • Ensures that confidentiality and privacy procedures are adopted and followed
  • Serves as a resource person to employees
  • Develops implements and evaluates budget plan and cost control methods
  • Establishes and maintains effective means of communication
  • Serves on the QAPI Committee
  • Appoints members and their terms of membership to the QAPI Committee
  • Implements an effective budgeting and accounting system; assures accuracy for billing procedures
  • Monitors equipment use and takes steps to keep abuse to a minimum
  • Uses statistical data to determine quality and quantity of services
  • Participates in personal professional growth and development
  • Ensure agency personnel have current clinical information and current practices
  • Maintains current knowledge of local trends and issue
  • Maintains current CPR certification (medical personnel)
  • Maintains Mandatory Dependent Adult and Child Abuse training requirements
  • Maintains active and unrestricted Iowa nursing, therapist or physician license (as applies)
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Competencies/Qualifications/Education:

  • For individuals that began employment with the Agency prior to January 13, 2018, a person who: 

               Is a licensed physician; 

               Is a registered nurse; or 

               Has training and experience in health service administration and at least 1 year of supervisory administrative                         experience in home health care or a related health care program. 

  • For individuals that begin employment with an Agency on or after January 13, 2018, a person who: 

               Is a licensed physician, a registered nurse, or holds an undergraduate degree (Associates or Bachelor); and 

               Has experience in health service administration, with at least 1 year of supervisory or administrative experience in                 home health care or a related health care program

  • Is qualified by education, knowledge and experience to oversee the services provided
  • Has the appropriate education and experience as defined by the governing board/owner and any applicable state and federal laws and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements at the federal, state and local levels, as well as knowledge of Agency policies and procedures
  • At least 21 years of age


Certificates/Licenses/Registration:

The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage. 


Work Hours:

Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays. This position requires hours that exceed a typical 8-hour work day as needed. 


Work Environment:

The work environment is consistent with similar indoor home health offices, travels to referral sources and possibly to patients’ homes.


Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee at all times to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to speak and hear  
  • While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle daily tasks
  • The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time
  • The employee is frequently required to reach, bend, squat, stoop and kneel 
  • The employee continuously uses hand strength to type and operate computer controls
  • The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds. Occasionally the employee will lift or move up to 50 pounds 
  • The employees will frequently push or pull items
  • Specific vision requirements include close and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus


Travel:

Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required, including out of state travel. 


Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


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To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.