Executive Director in Missoula, MT at The Goodman Group

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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    Missoula, MT
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to develop, coordinate, direct, and administer policies and procedures relating to all phases of public relations in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the protection of the rights of the residents and employees, as well as may be directed by the Regional Director.

Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities


1.     Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the facility programs and activities.

2.     Maintain, adhere and communicate written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the facility.

3.     Maintain job descriptions for each staff position in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities act, OSHA, and other pertinent laws governing job positions.

4.     Complete performance evaluations on an annual basis for department managers.

5.     Assist department managers in the development and use of departmental policies and procedures.

6.     Represent the facility in dealings with outside agencies, including governmental agencies and third party payers, or provide an authorized representative of the facility when unable to attend such meetings.

7.     Make routine inspections of the facility to assure that established departmental policies and procedures are being implemented and followed.

8.     Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.  Review and develop a plan of correction for deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy of such plan to management as requested.

9.     Maintain an adequate liaison with families and residents.

10.  Maintain good public relations program that serves the best interest of the facility and the community alike.

11.  Ensure that all residents receive care in a manner and in an environment that maintains or enhances their quality of life without abridging the safety and rights of other residents.

12.  Participate in facility marketing activities.

Personnel Functions

1.     Assist in the recruitment and selection of competent department managers, supervisors, consultants and other auxiliary personnel.

2.     Work with department managers concerning the operation of their departments to assist in eliminating/correcting problem areas, and/or improvement of services.

3.     Ensure that an adequate number of appropriately trained professional and auxiliary personnel are on duty at all times.

4.     Assist in staff development.  Formally and informally monitor performance of personnel and ensure adjustments/corrections are made by using coaching, counseling, and discipline methods.  Resolve staff performance issues including those that may lead to termination.

5.     Maintain an excellent working relationship with the medical profession and other health related facilities and organizations through formal working and transfer agreements.

6.     Assist in the planning, conducting, and scheduling of in-service training classes, on-the-job training and orientation programs to assure that current material and programs are continuously provided.

Safety and Sanitation

1.     Ensure that all facility personnel, residents, visitors, etc., follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.

2.     Ensure that the building and grounds are maintained in good repair.

3.     Review accident/incident reports and establish an effective accident prevention program.

4.     Ensure development of county-approved Disaster Plan.

Equipment and Supply Functions

1.     Authorize the purchase of major equipment/supplies in accordance with established purchasing policies and procedures.

2.     Ensure that the building and grounds are maintained in good repair.

Budget and Planning Functions

1.     Prepare an annual operating budget for approval by the management and allocate the resources to carry out programs and activities of the facility.

2.     Assist in the establishment and maintenance of an adequate facility systems that reflects the operating cost of the facility.

Job Requirements

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism.  Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.  Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and potentially hostile people within the facility. Must be able to speak and write English in an understandable manner.  Must be able to speak and write English in an understandable manner.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor's Degree is necessary. A degree in Public Health Administration or Business Administration, or a health related degree is preferred but not required.


Must have, as a minimum, 5 year (s) experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital or long term care facility.

Must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator / Executive Director's license or meet the licensure requirements of this State.


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