• Administrator, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Grand Rapids

    Posted Date 16 hours ago(16 hours ago)
    Requisition Number
    Employee Type
    Hours Per Pay Period
    Work Hours
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Weekends and/or Holidays Required
    On Call Required
    Position Location
    US-MI-Grand Rapids
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    Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan.


    Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan.


    We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.


    Job Summary


    Oversees the clinical and business operations and administration programs of the assigned Community. Oversight also includes the coordination of skilled nursing, rehabilitation, end-of-life, and memory care as part of a continuum of care.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Lead management team and staff in the delivery of quality person-centered care and customer service approach for residents and families in short term stay (rehabilitation) and long term care (memory care and general skilled nursing). Ensure the delegation of responsibility, authority and accountability.
    2. Serve as an ambassador of the organization to the local communities to which we serve. Actively network to promote services and pursue positive internal and external public relations.
    3. Collaborate with the marketing team in the development and implementation of recruitment/marketing strategies.
    4. Develop, implement, and evaluate operational guidelines for the daily administration and management of center's physical plant, programs, and services.
    5. Develop, implement, and monitor annual operating budget within organization fiscal guidelines; assure adherence to corporate financial policies and procedures.
    6. Ensure clinical and operations meet all regulatory, quality assurance standards and policy and procedure. Assume primary responsibility for contractual/governmental relationships.
    7. Ensure communication and adherence to strategic plans, policies/procedures and governing activities of organization and the Community.
    8. Lead the Community in partnership with Human Resources in staff attraction and retention efforts. Ensure delegation of responsibility, authority and accountability.
    9. Oversee incident investigations and ensure immediate resident/staff safety. Notify the State of Michigan and other required agencies as outlined in the current Michigan Reportable Incidents Guidelines.
    10. Ensure concerns/conflicts with staff, residents and families/responsible parties are effectively resolved in a timely manner.


    Job Qualifications


    Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification

    • Bachelor's degree required; in Public Administration, Business Administration, or other health-related program preferred.
    • Current licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator in the State of Michigan required.



    • Seven years' experience in health or service setting with senior adults.
    • Four years' experience in a supervisory role with emphasis on developing high performing teams.


    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate and engage staff, support professional development efforts and create high performing, cross multidisciplinary teams.
    • Ability and willingness to work constructively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    • Ability to communicate and display compassion and sensitivity with vulnerable adults who may become angry, hostile, or combative.
    • Excellent critical thinking and problem resolution skills. Ability to effectively implement change management.
    • Ability to work proactively with physicians and all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, using proper grammar, diction and style. Ability to read, speak and write fluent English.
    • Excellent facilitation skills with the ability to professionally present information clearly to groups and one-on-one.
    • Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, Excel and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) programs.
    • Ability to work flexible work hours.
    • Superior customer service aptitude and approach.
    • To be a servant leader to our residents, staff and community by practicing our Mission and implementing our Values of People First, Quality Service, Innovation, Communication and Stewardship.


    Additional Work Requirements

    • Ability to work flexible work hours.


    Physical and Mental Requirements

    • Ability to cope with stress brought upon by changing work priorities.
    • Ability to move freely about campus.
    • Near visual acuity to view documents, spreadsheets and computer screen,
    • Finger and hand dexterity and hand-eye coordination.


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