Licensed Nursing Home Administrator

LaVerna Village is a regional leader in providing skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to the community of St. Joseph and surrounding areas. Our mission is to assist residents in functioning at their highest level of social, emotional, and physical well-being and we are looking for a compassionate Licensed Administrator to lead our team.

The ideal candidate will have a compassionate nature and bring experience in the Licensed Nursing Home Administrator role. We are seeking a leader who is ready to take on this vital role in empowering a talented team of managers and staff to make the critical decisions that will ensure the success of this community.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsible for ensuring that facility is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Ensures compliance with Department of Health Regulations.
Prepares the Plan of Correction for all government surveys.
Monitors facility compliance with Residents’ Rights.
Ensures integrity and proper regulatory maintenance of agency records, reports, and patient records.
Develops, establishes, and maintains resident census at optimal levels.
Assures the overall needs of the residents are met, including, but not limited to:
Routine rounds throughout the facility to assure from a first-hand observation that an optimum level of resident care is provided, the environment is being maintained in a safe and sanitary fashion, systems are in place, and employees are appropriately attired and receive appropriate supervision.
Direction and implementation of therapeutic, recreational, and rehabilitative programs to meet the medical and psycho-social needs of residents.
Assures that the provision of laundry, barber, beautician, and other services are provided to contribute to the quality of resident life in the facility.
Monitoring physical assets of the facility to ensure they are maintained in good condition and material and supply inventories are maintained at appropriate levels.
Conducts and administers fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services, payroll and coordinating financial reporting.
Assures that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted to appropriate departments or governmental agencies in accordance with facility policy.
Prepares an annual operating and capital budget for approval by the Regional Director of Operations.
Achieves, at the very minimum, budgeted earnings expectations
Authorizes the purchases of major equipment or routine supplies as authorized by the Regional Director of Operations and in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
Directs and/or delegates Public Relations and Marketing for the facility.
Maintains an effective community relations program and promotes a positive reputation to serve the best interest of the facility, community, and internal/external customers.
Represents the facility in dealings with outside agencies, including governmental agencies, third party vendors and service clubs (i.e. Rotary and local Chamber of Commerce) or provides an authorized representative of the facility when unable to attend such meetings.
Maintains working agreements with referral agencies.
Maintains communication between medical staff and department heads by attending meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
Directs, delegates and ensures the implementation of written policies and procedures that reflect the goals and objectives of the facility and governing bodies (including: Patient Care, Human Resources, Reimbursement and Rehabilitative Policies, Operations Policy and Procedures)
Communicates the established policies and procedures to all residents, personnel and other parties as needed.
Understands and reviews the facility’s policies and procedures on a regular basis.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
Bachelor’s Degree, a minimum of 5 years of experience in a health service administration role and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must hold a current and valid Nursing Home Administrator’s license (LNHA) as approved by the state.

Please submit your application online at
or visit the facility to submit a physical application at the address below, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm. Please ask to speak with Megan, HR Manager.
1317 N 36th St, St Joseph, MO 64506

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