Licensed Nursing Home Administrator at Volunteers of America - National Services

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Rochester, Minnesota

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator at The Homestead at Rochester!

The Homestead at Rochester is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.

Nursing Home Administrator Job Highlights:

  • Top benefit packages

  • 403b

  • Growth and advancement opportunities

  • Flexible schedules

  • Pay in lieu of benefits options

  • Career scholarships

  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs

  • Employee discount program

About the job:

The role of the Nursing Home Administrator requires a combination of organizational leadership and operational talent as well as strategic expertise. The Nursing Home Administrator provides the management expertise for achieving the goals and objectives of the program in accordance with the mission of the organization. The Nursing Home Administrator reports to the Campus Executive Director. Reporting to the Nursing Home Administrator are various department supervisors and staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration or related field; licensed where applicable by the State; State requirements may dictate supervision and degree type.

  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) in the state of MN

  • Minimum of two (2) years Management experience, preferably in a long-term care healthcare setting; knowledge of long-term healthcare and public health settings; familiarity with Federal and State regulations and requirements for long-term care.



  • The Nursing Home Administrator engages in a planning process for the program that determines its goals and objectives in relationship to changes in the environment and the needs of its community, establishes priorities, frames the most appropriate organizational structure to achieve its goals and objectives, and provides benchmarks for evaluating the achievement of its goals and objectives. The results of the planning process should be reflected in a business plan, developed by the Executive Director.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator should ensure that the business plan is based on an assessment that reflects an adequate database on the needs of the community, an evaluation of trends, legislative activity, and documentation of demographics, utilization and financial trends. This assessment should be linked with an ongoing assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the program's services in relation to those of other providers and to the needs of the community.


  • The Nursing Home Administrator should create and monitor the organizational structure of the program to ensure its effectiveness and responsiveness to those being served. The nature of the structure is dynamic and flexible, responsive to needs of the participants.

Operations (Management)

  • The amount of time that can be allocated to essential activities that call upon the visionary and strategic skills of the Nursing Home Administrator is dependent upon the effectiveness of the day-to-day operations of the program.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator must create, sustain and evaluate on an ongoing basis an infrastructure of people who take overall responsibility for implementing the program's service strategy and for initiating corrections that keep the strategy on course.

  • Ensures the facility has developed, implemented, and maintains an effective comprehensive, data drive QAPI program that focuses on indicators of the outcomes of care and quality of life.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator serves as permanent chair of the program's Healthy Workplace and Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement

  • Ensures the facilities has developed an Antibiotic Stewardship Program that promotes the appropriate use of antibiotics.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator serves as the Facility Compliance Officer, responsible for implementation of the corporate compliance program and all compliance procedures related to operations of the facility.

Financial Resource Management

  • The Nursing Home Administrator is responsible for the cost effective management of the program's resources, and for implementing the organizational financial policies. This responsibility requires a commitment to provide the most economical and highest quality services possible in keeping with available resources.

  • As a not-for-profit provider, the organization's long-term financial stability and capacity to address the diverse needs of those it serves is dependent upon the financial support of contributors who embrace its mission. The Nursing Home Administrator is responsible for developing and implementing a program-specific fundraising plan (as part of the business plan) that projects the values of the total organization into the community, and ensures the community's financial support of the program.

Human Resources

  • The Nursing Home Administrator should cultivate and promote a work atmosphere that recognizes the vital importance of human resources to the organization.

  • The work atmosphere should empower employees with the tools and autonomy needed to make key service improvements that are in the best interests of the organization and its customers.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator is responsible for instituting a plan for recruitment, hiring, retention, and development of effective personnel to attain the objectives and goals of the program.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator involves managers in developing specific action plans for improving service that include goal-setting and skill-building.


  • The volatility of the health services environment requires that the Nursing Home Administrator demonstrate a strong proficiency in the ability to manage and effect change.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator can best achieve and sustain an influential position of shaping the structure and dynamics of the program by developing sharp communication skills, thinking proactively rather than reactively, networking with diversified community and professional representatives, serving in advisory and board positions, and being active in health-related service organizations.

  • Serve as enforcer of the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975.

  • Attends required in-services and completes assigned online modules

About The Homestead at Rochester:

The Homestead at Rochester offers life in one of the most commonly rated "Best Cities'' in the Midwest. Our center offers the very best care, provided by the very best staff who care for the residents as well as the familial workplace culture. We want our staff to love their work while maintaining a work-life balance, so offering employees paid-time off benefits is a part of our comprehensive benefits package. Join our diverse, involved, and compassionate team and see how we earned our Great Place to Work certification for 4 years running.

At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.
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