Reporting to Cheyenne Manor (CM) Board of Directors, the Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) directs all functions of the organization in keeping with the overall policies established by the Governing Board and in compliance with regulatory guidelines in order that the strategic objectives of the nursing home can be attained. Also, provides leadership and direction in ensuring the efficient, economical, and effective utilization of resources meet the identified needs of the service region through quality nursing care and services. The NHA’s responsibilities include:
Works collaboratively with the Board of Directors to assess, plan, address, and monitor the quality of health care delivery, operational considerations for safe resident care, and health needs of the community.
Ensures organization-wide policies and procedures; related personnel policies and practices that adequately support resident care, services, and programs at CM.
Informs and advises the Board of Directors on current trends, problems, and activities in healthcare to facilitate policy making and governance oversight.
Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies governing healthcare delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies by continually monitoring CM’s operations and its programs and physical properties and initiating changes where required.
Monitors systems responsible for accounting, budgeting, responsibility reporting, internal controls, and auditing in collaboration with the Business Office Manager.
Sales minded focus for resident and family recruitment to bolster growth of the facility.
Develops and operationalizes a strategic plan and master facility plan through collaboration with the leadership team and guidance by the Board of Directors.
Encourages the integration of the nursing home with the community through effective communication, visibility, and other public outreach programs.
Available to be onsite at the nursing home for emergency and special situations.
Visible and connected with CM’s residents and their families.
Represents CM in its relationship with other health agencies, organizations, groups; in dealings with government agencies and third-party payers; at top level meetings (national, state, and local).
Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development.
Performs other related administrative and leadership duties as directed and requested by the Board of Directors.
The candidate will have served as an executive leader within a healthcare setting, preferably within a nursing home. Recruitment and retention experience licensed healthcare employees is required. The candidate must have an active Nursing Home Administrator License in Colorado or have the ability to be licensed within 60 days from the start of their employment by the state of Colorado. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, but a master’s degree is preferred.
Therefore, we seek candidates who have:
Decisive decision-making style
Leadership style that involves a high level of visibility, collaboration with subject matter experts and the ability to be decisive when making decisions
A successful track record for recruiting and retaining licensed healthcare employees
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with hospitals to establish relationships and create mutually beneficial business opportunities
Outstanding leadership skills to empower the leadership team and collaborate on areas of change
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with all stakeholders
A sincere interest in the community, demonstrated by being visible
An approachable, personal style including being open and receptive to new ideas, feedback, and possible solutions
A communication style that is collaborative, creating an environment that could be described as transparent and trustworthy
Experienced financial, business, and healthcare acumen especially in nursing home facilities
Teamwork mentality with relationship building skills
Commitment to quality initiatives and programs
The new NHA will be required to live in the county.
Cheyenne Wells is located on the eastern “high plains” of Colorado and has a lively entrepreneurial and progressive agricultural town that offers a wide range of products and service providers that make this a wonderful place to live and work. We are the County seat of Cheyenne County and have a population of 828 friendly residents that will welcome you into the community like family. We offer activities that include hiking, hunting, golfing, football, volleyball, basketball, swimming, and softball. Our recreation includes a beautiful golf course, swimming pool, pavilion for parties, an exercise gym, three softball fields, two parks, a walking path, and a basketball court. Annually we host the Tumbleweed Festival, Cheyenne County Fair and Rodeo which draws great crowds to experience our amazing town.
CM resides with Cheyenne County with nearly 2,000 people. The County is home to Cheyenne Wells, Kit Carson, Arapahoe, and Wild Horse. Our proximity to other rural communities like Sharon Springs and Weskan also makes it convenient for resident families to travel a short distance for amazing care.
Cheyenne Manor (CM) is a 38-bed facility located in Cheyenne Wells, CO. Cheyenne Manor ownership is a Special Hospital District No. 3 in Cheyenne County that has been providing personalized professional care to older adults since 1978. CM receives funding from local tax revenue, private pay residents and Medicaid supplements. We are a Five Star rated facility that takes pride in our nursing care, service, food, and facility. Our residents become our family and that level of care nurtures their wellbeing for today, tomorrow, and into the future. Our mission is providing quality care that supports the highest practical level of autonomy for each resident that addresses their individual needs, in a caring environment, within the available resources of the district. Our mission and services are supported by a team of 24 employees.