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#19668 - Executive Director/ Nursing Home Administrator (CCRC/ SNF) (Davenport, Iowa)


#19668 - Executive Director/ Nursing Home Administrator (CCRC/ SNF) (Davenport, Iowa)

  • Iowa
  • Administrator/Executive Director
  • Permanent
CCRC Executive Director sought for a high-end community in Western Illinois/ Eastern Iowa area providing Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)/ Long Term Care (LTC) for seniors.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top provider of healthcare and senior living, and to really put your stamp on a stylish property. Executive Director candidates for this position are required to have an Iowa Nursing Home Administrator's License to be considered qualified.

Executive Director Job Description
From now until 2030, approximately 10,000 baby boomers (those born between 1946-1964) will retire. As this generation ages, the need for senior living housing options will increase. Senior living housing solutions include Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), assisted living communities, nursing facilities and memory care center. Many of these housing options are led by an Executive Director. Executive Directors are primarily responsible for the operations, employee and resident relations, and regulatory compliance for their Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). The Executive Director is someone who can lead with understanding, while driving exceptional business forward.

Generally, the job duties of this position include:
  • Financial management of the community or facility, while working to meet budgetary goals
  • An exceptional ability to form relationships with staff, residents and their families to grow satisfaction and census
  • Identifies operational issues and implements solutions
  • Ability to develop programs and implement changes successfully
  • Implements corrective action when needed to ensure a healthy work environment
  • Ensures the facility adheres to all federal, state and local laws and regulations
  • Responsible for making hiring decisions as well as terminating staff members when necessary
  • Is familiar and dedicated to meeting company standards and goals
  • Works closely with community boards and can be a liaison between the board, staff and residents
  • Possesses an inherent desire to help others and make a difference in the lives of the people they encounter every day

Executive Directors are expected to be up to date with the operations and activities of their community or facility at all times. It is often necessary for an Executive Director to be available to their staff and residents at any given time of day, night or weekend. Since this is the nature of senior care, it is important that this person has a real passion for their service within the senior community. This person will need to be able to make quick, informed decisions that follow regulatory compliance standards in times of emergency while remaining calm and professional.

Executive Directors of large CCRC campuses serve as key management leaders and work closely with a Board of Directors to fulfill the organizational mission, develop an effective strategic plan and ensure the financial viability of the organization. They also work closely with the board to seek their input in policy decisions, fundraising opportunities and community involvement and exposure.

Job Titles Related to Executive Director
Executive Director is typically a title given to the individual who oversees a CCRC (Continued Care Retirement Community). Other similar titles include: 
ED, Nursing Home Administrator (NHA), Administrator, Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA), or Nursing Facility Administrator (NFA).

Ideal candidates will enjoy:
  • Working for a fantastic provider with solid financials
  • Great resources for support
  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity to put a personal stamp on the community and team
  • Generous benefits that include excellent Health/ Dental/ Vision insurance with substantially lowered premiums, Retirement Plan with company contribution, and fabulous paid time off plan

Ideal candidates will bring:
  • Iowa Nursing Home Administrator's license or the ability to quickly acquire one
  • Experience in operations leadership that includes CCRC, Skilled Nursing, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living, Senior Living, Memory Care or a combination of these
  • Stable tenure in prior jobs
  • Ability to develop strategies that will support the accomplishment of company goals
  • Financial savvy including implementation of best practices
  • Solid track record of success, both in survey history and in satisfaction of previous residents, staff and families
  • Servant Leadership style encouraged, resident-focused care is this provider's aim
  • A gift for inspiring staff to meet goals and overcome challenges as a team
  • Ability to partner smoothly with department leaders and share their burden when they need support
  • Desire to live in the Western Illinois/ Eastern Iowa area

Is this the description of your leadership style in a nutshell? Then please email your resume today for immediate consideration: mkoch@leaderstat.com

If you are comfortable with your current job, but you know another respected operations leader who would be well suited to this job, encourage them to email a resume today to: mkoch@leaderstat.com

Or if you have questions, please call, Michelle Koch, Executive Search Consultant, at (480) 991-0218 x303.

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