The Administrator is responsible for the overall operation and services of the agency, organizes and directs the agency’s ongoing functions and maintains ongoing liaison among the governing body/owner and the personnel.
- For an Administrator that began employment with the agency prior to January 13, 2018: a person who is a licensed physician, 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.
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For an Administrator that begin employment with the agency on or after January 13, 2018: a person who is a licensed physician, a Registered Nurse or, or holds an undergraduate degree; 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.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements at the federal, state and local levels, as well as knowledge of Agency policies and procedures.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
- At least 21 years of age.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
- Responsible for all day-to-day operations.
- Ensuring organizational compliance with legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements.
- Operational planning and budgeting.
- Monitoring business operations to insure financial stability.
- Evaluating Agency services and personnel using measurable outcomes and objectives.
- Conflict and complaint management and resolution.
- Establishing and maintaining effective channels of communication including integration or technology, as applicable.
- Ensuring the employment of qualified personnel, including assuring the development of personnel qualifications and policies.
- Ensuring adequate and appropriate staffing.
- Ensuring that interdisciplinary care is provided.
- Ensuring supportive services are available to personnel.
- Ensuring coordination with other departments, services and senior management, as appropriate.
- Ensuring staff and organization stay current on local and national home health care issues and trends.
- Ensuring Agency personnel stay current with clinical information and practices.
- Ensuring that appropriate service policies and procedures are developed and implemented to accomplish identified outcomes.
- Directing staff in performance of their duties including admission, discharge, transfer, and provision of service to patients.
- Ensuring the completion, maintenance and submission of such reports and records as required by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE).
- Ensuring Clinical Manager is available during all operating hours.
- Ensuring appropriate staff supervision during all operating hours.
- Monitoring service utilization to ensure delivery of comprehensive care.
- Ensuring services provided by other agencies are authorized by Agency.
- Monitoring progress toward accomplishing operational and strategic goals.
- Ensuring appropriate data collection and regular, complete reports are received by the Governing Body.
- Ensuring adequate space, equipment and supplies are available.
- Ensuring actionable objectives are derived from evaluation of Agency services and personnel.
- Ensuring that structure and systems promote interdisciplinary care.
- Ensuring collaboration with agencies and vendors for effective management of services.
- Ensuring standards of ethical business and clinical practice are maintained.
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.
1. Supervised by: Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Manager
2. Employees Supervised: None
RISK EXPOSURE High risk