Administrator- Long Term Care

Watertown, NY, United States Full Time

Salary: $115,000

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Administrator- Long Term Care

Direct Hire

Full-time with Benefits

Watertown, NY

The Long Term Care Administrator will serve as Administrator with responsibility for providing leadership, staff development, budgeting, and management of key services. Management of services will be in accordance with policies and procedures and current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern long-term care facilities. It will be the Administrator’s responsibility to assure each resident receives the necessary nursing, medical, and psychosocial services to attain and maintain the highest possible mental and physical functional status. The successful candidate will have a proven record of accomplishment and strong leadership skills, to ensure that the improvement process within the facilities continues, that priorities are established, and that goals are met. Areas of responsibility include improving quality, service and fiscal management.  

Area information:

Labeled the "Fastest Growing County in New York State", Jefferson County is experiencing an unparalleled economic boom as a result of the expansion at Fort Drum.

The Greater Watertown area is a great place to live and to work. Located in northern New York State near the Adirondack Mountains, the area offers lush farmlands, miles of waterfront and acres of forests, quaint villages, a booming commercial center, and of course, Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division, one of the most deployed divisions in the Army.

Watertown is also minutes away from The 1000 Islands, a sightseer's paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between Northern New York State (United States) and Southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture.


Qualified candidates must have a working knowledge of reimbursement regulations and nursing practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to long- term care administration. Successful candidates must be thoroughly familiar with laws, regulations, and guidelines governing personnel administration. Must be able to read and interpret financial records, reports and be thoroughly familiar with reimbursement methodologies for all payors.  

A Bachelor’s Degree in Hospital and Health Services Administration, Business Administration, or a related degree is required and the qualified candidate must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator's license or meet the licensure requirements of New York State. A minimum of three (3) years administrative management experience in a long term care facility is required and/or a minimum of five (5) years experience in a leadership capacity in a hospital or long-term care facility.


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