The Administrator in Training (AIT) candidate will work closely with the Continuing Care Administrator and other Continuing Care Leaders to learn the overall management of Continuing Care. The AIT will be responsible for understanding the roles and responsibilities of other departments within the community and how they function to provide the highest quality of resident services and care while meeting or exceeding federal, state, and local regulations and Erickson Living’s quality and service standard.
Throughout this training, the candidate will be exposed to various components of operations and charged with understanding the importance of the following:
• How to manage occupancy development of Continuing Care and the importance of actively marketing the continuum of care through networking in the community with residents, families, discharge planners, social service workers, local business organizations and other referral sources.
• Observing and evaluating all operations and staff functions, i.e., nursing, dining services, extended care admissions, building maintenance services, housekeeping, laundry, administration, resident services and therapeutic recreation.
• Assisting and / or conducting audits as assigned to facilitate understanding of Quality Improvement practices.
• Coordination of contracted services, i.e., Therapy Services, Laboratory Services, Pharmacy Services, etc.
• Conducting regular facility rounds as assigned to facilitate understanding of overall operations.
• Regular communication regarding operations and fiscal performance.
• How to develop and implement a facility-wide resident relations program to meet residents’ needs and to ensure resident quality and service.
• Effective communication and team work among the CC Leadership team and community’s management teams at large.
• Establishing positive rapport with regulatory agencies; keeping current on changes in federal, state, and local regulations; ensuring compliance with all licensing agencies including overseeing license renewals.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Three to five years of management level experience in long term care preferred.
Eligibility for state-approved administrator-in-training program required