VP Long Term Care
Salary Range: $170,000-$190,000
Incentive Compensation: Eligible for 20% incentive compensation. This is calculated annually based on: 60% Corporate Goals, 20% individual goals, and 20% discretion.
Mission and Vision
Organization provides high quality, comprehensive, safe and compassionate health care services to meet the needs of our civilian and military community.
Health System will be recognized foremost as the preferred provider of Inpatient, Outpatient, Emergency and Long Term Care Services in Jefferson County. Additionally, our health system will enhance selected specialty services to meet the needs of the North Country.
The Vice President has broad responsibility for the departments/functions of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Services, Laundry & Linen, Materials Management, Purchasing, Transportation, Security, Nutrition Services and Environment of Care. The VP is also responsible for all renovations and construction activities for the health system and the development of the facility master plan.
The VP serves as Administrator for Nursing Home and is responsible for providing leadership, staff development, budgeting, and management of key services of Nursing Home in accordance with policies and procedures and current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern long-term care facilities to assure each resident receives the necessary nursing, medical, and psychosocial services to attain and maintain the highest possible mental and physical functional status.
Minimum Education Requirement :
- Master’s Degree in Hospital and Health Services Administration or Business Administration, or a health related degree or equivalent.
Minimum Experience Requirement :
- Minimum of ten (10) years administrative management experience in a hospital or long term care facility.
- Must have, as a minimum, five (5) years experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital or long-term care facility. Proficient in the use of a personal computer including spreadsheet analysis, presentation graphics and word processing. Highly developed verbal and written communication and organizational skills. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization, patients, families and external individuals, groups and agencies. Ability to manage multiple priorities, simultaneously handle multiple projects and make appropriate decisions to assure completion of tasks on time. Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to undertake new responsibilities as assigned. Ability to work under stress. Ability to solve problems of a complex nature. Ability to work efficiently and effectively under deadline pressures. Professional maturity and demeanor that daily sets the tone in carrying out the responsibilities of the position and to represent the organization to internal and external constituents. High degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality. Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to undertake new responsibilities as assigned. Ability to work under stress. Must have cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as a willingness to deal with residents, staff, and visitors at various maturity levels. Must be able to maintain good staff relations and employee morale. Must have advanced training in hospital or long-term care administration. Must have a working knowledge of reimbursement regulations and nursing practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to long- term care administration. Must be thoroughly familiar with laws, regulations, and guidelines governing personnel administration. Must be able to read and interpret financial records, reports, etc.
Minimum License Requirement :
- Must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator's license or meet the licensure requirements of New York State.
Physical Requirement/Working Conditions :
- Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility.
- Sits, stands, bends, lift, and moves intermittently during working hours. Interacts with residents, family members, staff, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions/circumstances.
- Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, staff, visitors, etc. under all conditions/circumstances.
- Is involved in community/civic health matters/projects.
- May have irregular hours.
- Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens and other communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances and other conditions common to a hospital environment.
- Potential for personal harm or injury to self or others is limited when proper safety and health precautions are followed.
- Concentration needed to assimilate information given from many sources at once.
- Subject to stressful conditions.
- Duties involve numerous interruptions during the work day.
- External applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential functions, either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
CONTINUUM OF CARE ROLE:
- Directs efforts to provide for a safe, sanitary and secure environment for patients and residents.
General Purpose of Communication:
- Communications regard major issues which significantly affect the organization.
- Does this job have access to confidential information?
- Access to bodies of confidential and sensitive clinical/non-clinical data.
Knowledge Required Category :
- Senior Seasoned Technical/Professional (Executive Director)
- Typically evaluates diverse forms of information for strategic impact (e.g. Vice President)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS :
Light work: Lifting 25 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighting up to 10 lbs. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job is in this category when it involves sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls, or when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree.
BLOOD BORNE PATHOGEN EXPOSURE :
Category II: Job may expose incumbent occasionally or in emergency situations to blood, body fluids, non-intact skin or tissue specimens.
PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION ACCESS LEVEL :
Level IV - Full Access: Incumbents in this job may access any protected health information associated to a customer’s needs, the service(s) rendered and the position’s functions.
Does this position have Clinical Patient Contact?
Job’s Impact on Patients:
- Extensive and/or immediate affecting significant numbers of patients (e.g. nursing senior management; pharmacy sr. management)
Does this position have Supervisory responsibility?
- Manages several departments/functional areas
Does this position have Budget/Financial responsibility?
- Shared responsibility for control of all of the organization’s financial resources.
- Customers Providers: (i.e. Physicians, Therapists, Social Workers) Staff (i.e., clinical and administrative support staff
- Accreditation and/or Regulatory Agencies Community Resources Families/Significant Others/General Public Vendors
- Third party payors, financial institutions
About the area
Located in the northern part of upstate New York. The area offers lush farmlands, miles of waterfront, acres of forests, quaint villages, a booming commercial center, and of course, Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division, one of the most deployed divisions in the Army. For the outdoorsman, picturesque scenery of the Adirondacks opens the way to the 1,000 Islands region bordered by New York and Canada. A sightseers paradise and a popular destination for those looking for authentic outdoor activities. Boating, fishing, rafting, hiking, camping and so much more.
Near 1000 Islands and Adirondack Region
30 miles to Canada
70 miles to Syracuse