The Administrator directs the administrative and overall operations of the Behavioral HealthCare. Responsible for insuring with state, federal and other regulatory compliance. Insures quality patient care and treatment. Oversight of all hospital community education activities. Responsible for financial goals and budget requirements.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.
Adheres and respects all policies and procedures regarding anonymity and confidentiality of all patient records past and present. This covers any written or verbal communications regarding patients identify, address, and situation.
Functions in a friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional manner with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, visitors, coworkers, and management.
Promotes, adheres to, and monitors for a drug and violence free work place.
Plans, develops, and coordinates the needs of Behavioral Healthcare Center with other disciplines, activities, and programs.
Assists professional staff to resolve program and treatment difficulties as may be encountered.
Conduct in-service and supervisory training meetings.
Meet with personnel as required and scheduled to assist in identifying and correcting issues, and/or the improvement of services.
Monitor the financial status of the organization and maintain an efficient accounting system.
Prepare budgets and comply with budget requirements to maintain effective cost management of facility operation.
Review physical facility and direct repairs/new construction programs within the financial structure of the facility and/or corporation.
Authorize purchases of major equipment and supplies for the facility.
Make routine rounds and authorize and conduct tours with facility staff, governmental representatives, and others.
Monitor procedures to ensure compliance with the state and federal guidelines, laws, regulations, and facility policies.
Ensure legal compliance in all areas of operation.
Attend and participate in on-going training and educational classes.
Maintain professional alliances with other health care industry leaders in the community and coordinate services through working and transfer agreements.
Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor
Legal aspects of clinical practice and professional standards.
Knowledgeable and demonstrates the mission of the hospital.
Promotion of the reduction of stigma of mental illness.
Knowledgeable of the persons served and their rights.
Advocate for the needs of the persons served.
Knowledge of adult and/or geriatric focused psychiatric treatment.
Preferred minimum of three years direct clinical experience in adult and/or geriatric psychiatric treatment.
Master's preferred; Bachelor's and/or relevant years of administrative experience accepted.
Current State of Tennessee Driver's license
Current Auto liability Insurance according to Company Policy
Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work
Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
Advanced Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Access, Power Point and Word
Ability to learn HRIS and/or applicant tracking systems
Demonstrates proficiency with EMR Software Applications
Allscripts EHR Software system
Standard Office Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment
Routine Blood/IV Supplies
Blood Pressure Equipment
Job may require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is typically performed in a standard office environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature controlled; above-average conversational noise is frequent
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Working safely and follow safety rules
Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors
Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices
Supervises support staff including scheduling and assigning work, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions or discharges
Supervisor frequently determines priorities
Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances
Analytical Thinking: Able to gather and analyze data and reach appropriate conclusion; Solves problems in a timely manner.
Customer Service: Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to customer's needs.
Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions and results; Able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.
Attendance: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered; Arrives at meetings on time.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification.
Ethical Behavior: Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations; Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information; Treats others with respect.
Initiative: Seeks increased responsibility; sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals.
Job and Industry Knowledge: Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry; Seeks additional information.
Productivity and Quality of Work: Maintains high level of performance while demonstrating commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.
Teamwork: Displays ease working with others; Contributes ideas and skills to team; Puts success of team above own interests.
- Bachelors degree or better
- Masters degree or better
Licenses & Certifications
- Automobile Insurance
- Driver License
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