Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and direct operations of the nursing home based on policies established by the governing board.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the facility and keep the organization on track for its long term goals and mission
  • Ensure the facility operates in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • 24/7 responsibility for all aspects of care provided to residents and for the nursing home’s environmental functioning.
  • Coordinate and provide leadership to each clinical, managerial, and custodial team, and ensure that they work together effectively.
  • Direct the hiring and training of employees.
  • Interface with residents, families, and staff
  • interpret resident needs and collaborate with families
  • Direct the activities of the medical, nursing, technical, clerical, laundry, housekeeping, maintenance, social service, activity, and volunteer staff.
  • Maintain and develop standards, policies, programs, and operating procedures which comply with federal and state regulations.
  • Create and maintain a budget.
  • Coordinate with clinical staff to ensure residents’ individual care plans are being followed
  • Oversee quality assurance protocols
  • Ensure regular safety and compliance training
  • Prepare official reports for the nursing home’s governing body and state and federal agencies.
  • Attend meetings with staff, families, the governing body, insurance companies, and Medicare and Medicaid administrators.
  • Act as the ‘face’ of the organization to the governing board, the public, and residents’ families; and as the liaison between staff, residents, and families.

Education and Experience:


A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in healthcare administration, including course work in business and human resources.


Licensure Certification:


Current/active Minnesota Nursing Home Administrator License

Current/active Assisted Living Director License



  • Organized and detailed in work performance
  • Good communication skills including the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies and the general public
  • Thorough knowledge of Federal and State regulations, the survey process and quality measures
  • Knowledge of cost reporting, profit and loss and budget compliance.
  • Knowledge of reimbursement regulations and practices
  • Genuine caring for and interest in an aging population in a nursing and assisted living facility
  • Strong ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation
  • Ability to be flexible in work hours.