Health Administrator Job Description

What is a Health Administrator?

As a Health Administrator you will manage a geriatric facility to provide optimal care to patients while meeting corporate metrics and ensuring compliance with all rules and regulations. You will provide operational oversight of staff to include nursing, food service, facility maintenance, grounds keeping, transportation, administration and marketing.

An ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of experience in a position of increasing responsibility in a geriatric facility and hold a bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration or related field and hold any appropriate geriatric license required by the state. You will be an expert in all aspects of geriatric facility management and have excellent communication skills to interact with patients, family members and medical staff. In addition, you will be responsible for maintaining confidentiality of patient information and accurately billing Medicare, receiving patient Social Security benefits and applying those accurately to patient accounts.

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Job Overview

XYZ Inc. is a leading company in our industry in the region. We're proud of our 4.2 Glassdoor rating from our employees. We're now hiring a Health Administrator to help us keep growing. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, XYZ Inc. is a perfect place to get ahead. You'll be glad you applied to XYZ Inc.

Responsibilities for Health Administrator

  • Responsible for meeting all corporate metrics
  • Exceed safety standards for patient care
  • Oversee nutritional needs of patients
  • Ensure food preparation meets food safety guidelines
  • Manage the facility and grounds maintenance program
  • Identify staffing needs and hire appropriately to meet populations needs
  • Responsible for ensuring staffing plan meets patient population requirements
  • Manage relationships with vendors to ensure quality and timely service

Qualifications for Health Administrator

  • Master's degree in health care administration or a closely related field, preferred
  • 8+ years of experience working with the geriatric population
  • Hold appropriate geriatric license according to the state
  • Proficiency using a computer and various medical software packages
  • Passion for working with a geriatric population
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with patients, family members and staff
  • Project management experience
  • Must have P&L experience
  • Experience in developing strategic plans

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