Deputy Administrator

Posted: 04/20/2022

Here is why working at Rocky Knoll Health Care is for you:
 Becoming a member of our growing team also means that YOU become our top priority. You will not only enjoy a dynamic work environment but a variety of perks including but not limited to the following:

  • Onsite childcare
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Comprehensive benefits package and free InHealth Clinic
  • Time off: 15 vacation days, 9 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually 
  • Other perks: Referral program, generous pension and much more!
What to expect: 
Responsible for the management of the overall operations of the facility in the absence of the administrator.  The position directs and controls the activities of the operation of the facility as delegated by the Administrator and enforces the rules and regulations set forth by the County Board of Supervisors, State of Wisconsin, and federal government relative to the level of health care as it relates to residents and employees of the Health Care Center.
  • Assist the Administrator in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and directing the day-to-day functions of the facility, its programs and activities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the facility. Make written and oral reports/ recommendations to the Administrator concerning the operating of the facility. 
  • Participate in, review outcomes, and develop a plan of correction for deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy of such plan to the Administrator. 
  • Assist department directors in the development and administration of departmental policies and procedures, and establish a rapport in and between departments so that each can see the importance of team work.  
  • Consult with department directors concerning the operation of their departments to assist in eliminating/correcting problem areas, and/or improvement of services. Report such findings/solutions to the Administrator.
  • Annually review the facility’s policies and procedures and make recommendations to the Administrator to assure continued compliance with current regulations.
  • Ensure that the public information (policy, manuals, etc.) describing the services provided in the facility is accurate and fully descriptive. 
  • Assist the Social Services, and other support personnel, in the handling of investigations, admissions, recruitment, retention, survey readiness, social media, and marketing.
  • Interpret the facility’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary or instructed.
  • Serve as liaison to the Administrator, medical staff, and other professional and supervisory staff.
  • Represent the facility in dealings with outside agencies, including governmental agencies and third-party payers, or provide an authorized representative of the facility when able to attend such meetings.  
  • Act as facility liaison with families and residents.  Review and investigate resident grievances and make written reports of action taken to the Administrator.
  • Review and interpret monthly financial statements and provide such information to the Administrator.
  • Keep abreast of the economic condition/situation and make adjustments as necessary to assure the continued ability to provide quality care.
  • Act on behalf of the Administrator during his/her absence.
  • May perform other varied duties/responsibilities per facility needs.
 The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:
  • A current valid license as a Nursing Home Administrator under chapter 456 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to health care administration and a minimum of three years’ experience in long term care administration, or another combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates a substantially similar level of preparedness to perform the duties of the position at a high level.
  • Extensive knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations pertinent to a Medicare and Medicaid certified skilled nursing facility is preferred. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public presentations and speaking to large and small groups of people. 
  • A working knowledge of accounting principles and ability to use a personal computer, including skill in office word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and email programs, as well as the ability to use more specialized application software for long term care. 
  • Solid judgment and the ability to evaluate options, consider long and short term consequences, and to make responsible decisions in the best interest of the County and those it serves.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, relatives of residents, staff, elected officials, health care providers, and the general public.
Applications will be accepted until position has been filled. 

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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