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State Veterans Home Administrator
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkansas State Veterans Home - Fayetteville
Section: Administration
Date Posted: 02/28/2018
Posting Expires: None
The State Veterans Home Administrator is responsible for directing the overall operation ofa State Veterans Home. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agencypolicy.
Typical Functions
Directs the activities of a large staff through lower-level supervisors, including reviewing performance evaluations, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and reviewing and determining a variety of actions, policies, and procedures recommended by subordinates. Plans, implements, directs, and monitors programs and services provided for nursing home residents by developing internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Develops short and long-term strategic plans and goals and coordinates with Director to ensure agency mission is met; evaluates staff and facility services and conditions and assesses needs related to training, services, physical conditions and equipment to ensure staff, resident and facility compliance with regulatory requirements. Develops and submits the nursing home’s biennial budget requests, monitors expenditures, and makes budgetary adjustments, as deemed necessary. Investigates and resolves complaints regarding staff, residents, and programs and develops and revises disciplinary rules and standard operating procedures for the facility. Oversees fiscal programs and maintains control over patient accounts, reimbursements, accounting, and disbursements. Reviews and approves purchase requisitions submitted by staff. Directs tours of facility, answers questions, and responds to regulatory agency reports and recommendations. Performs extensive public relations in order to attract new residents to the home to ensure financial viability. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
May be required to work rotating shifts or hours other than normal working hours or be on-call.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing nursing homeoperations. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational management. Knowledge of state budgetary, accounting, purchasing, asset management and humanresource laws, rules, regulations, practices and procedures. Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, and rules pertaining to nursing homeoperations. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the workof subordinate supervisors. Ability to analyze and evaluate programs and facilities for effectiveness and compliance andtake corrective action as needed. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to develop and monitor fiscal and purchasing plans and various financial accountsand assets.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in health care administration, public administration or a related field; plus six years of progressively more responsible experience in nursing home, hospital, or other health care institution administration and operations, including four years in a professional managerial capacity. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:Must be licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Arkansas by the (DHS) Office of Long-Term Care in accordance with ACA 20-10-402 or obtain licensure within six months of hire. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
We are in pursuit of a new State Veterans Home Administrator who will be focused on creating a happy home for our residents and their families. Must be able to effectively lead a team focused on fostering the six key dimensions of personal wellness: emotional, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, and purposeful - in order to allow each resident to pursue their peak level of health, wholeness, and fulfillment.

Preferred skills:

• Experience building high-performing teams;
• Knowledge of current best practices for patient-centered care in a skilled nursing home environment;
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a skilled nursing home administrator;
• Excellent communication, conflict management and organizational skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.


It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Point of Contact:

Whitney Haynie
Human Resources
501 Woodlane Drive, Suite 230C
Little Rock, AR 72201
Point of Contact: Whitney Haynie
Phone: (501) 683-2446 Fax: (501)682-4833
Job Details
Position No.: 22133598
Class Code: L026N
Grade: GS14
Salary Range: $86,887.00 - $125,986.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Fayetteville
Job County/Region: Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Peggy McCoy
Phone: 479-695-0156
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