Job Category: Administrator
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Durant Oklahoma

As a Long Term Care Administrator, you will be responsible for directing a dynamic group of department leaders to achieve high standards of quality and operational success, while maintaining relationships with healthcare providers and hospitals in the local community. The Administrator is supported by corporate operations teams, human resources, and recruiting to establish us as a premier employer and provider of healthcare services. Our Administrators are an integral part of our leadership team reporting directly to the Director of Operations. In a culture that typically views aging as a period of decline, the resident-centered care philosophy asserts that no matter how old we are or what challenges we live with, life is about continuing to grow. Building on this new paradigm, it affirms that care is not a one-way street, but rather a collaborative partnership. All caregivers and care receivers are described as “care partners,” each an active participant in the balance of giving and receiving in our homes. Together, care partner teams strive to enhance well-being by eliminating the three plagues of loneliness, helplessness, and boredom. We follow this philosophy and need a strong leader to help us continue to change the culture in long-term care.

  • Promotes our philosophy of culture change and person-centered care model to ensure residents have the opportunity to grow and live enriched lives.
  • Responsible for the overall financial performance of the facility.
  • Assures adherence to all our management standards, programs, policies and systems.
  • Develops and implements a marketing plan to maintain facility viability and success; maintains occupancy and payor mix to maximize financial outcomes.
  • Ensures the communication and enforcement of residents’ rights; reviews resident complaints and grievances; prepares written reports of action taken; discusses with elder and family as appropriate.
  • Participates in governmental agency facility surveys.
  • Monitors procurement and utilization of equipment and supplies sufficient to provide safe, sanitary, and quality resident services in all areas.
  • Ensures that an adequate number of appropriately trained staff are on duty at all times to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Maintains appropriate communication with our management regarding all clinical, financial and operational issues.
  • Assures department managers plan, organize, develop, implement, evaluate and direct facility programs and activities.
  • Recruits, trains and leads an effective professional team of managers who implement programs and services which reflect our management’s values, goals and ethics, and which support financial growth and stability.
  • Completes all required reports and projects in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Develops effective working relationships with staff and maintains an environment conducive to building teams.
  • Provides effective leadership and direction to department managers.
  • Provides timely documentation regarding performance, counseling and guidance to department managers while promoting growth and competency in a positive and nurturing environment.
  • Assists department managers with staff counseling and performance evaluations.
  • Directs and implements safety practices including emergency preparedness.
  • Assures departmental response and follow-up to our management’s
  • Keeps abreast of industry trends through continuing education, committee involvement, journals, networking and other available avenues.
  • Participates in various facility, corporate and external committees and task forces.
  • Ensures facility and personal involvement within the community.
  • Develops and maintains written job descriptions that accurately reflect job responsibilities and are in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Purchases all equipment and capital items in accordance with our management approval protocol and facility governing body.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Working knowledge of long term care state and federal regulations, Medicare, Medicaid, employment law, OSHA and Worker’s Compensation.
  • Effective management skills.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with all levels of internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret relevant programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Effective organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays as necessary.


  • Bachelors degree in health care or related field.
  • Valid Nursing Home Administrator license in good standing.
  • Must have 3 years administration experience.
  • Five years supervisory experience in a long-term care facility preferred.
  • Experience as a Long Term Care Administrator strongly preferred.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must be knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.
  • Must be able to communicate policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.