This is administrative work assisting in the management and supervision of a licensed nursing care facility. This work involves assisting in the planning, organizing, directing, and supervision of an extended care facility affiliated with a state institution or center. Incumbent will be responsible for working with medical staff as well as other professional staff members, the families of patients, and with the patients themselves. Immediate supervision is received from the Nursing Home Administrator.
Examples of Work:
Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintains appropriate standards of environmental health and safety.
Assists the coordinator with the responsibility and the general administration of the facility which includes organization, staffing, and budgeting.
Assists in the direction of all programs conducted on behalf of patients.
Provides assistance to all professional staff within the licensed facility.
Completes various reports per facility policy
Checks and verifies time sheets within unit supervised.
Orders and issues client care and cleaning supplies for unit supervised.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidateï¿½s ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college.
Successful completion of sixty-four (64) semester hours from an accredited college or university.
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED);
Two (2) years of experience in work related to the described duties.
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Provides direction and supervision of all programs and direct care staff of the assigned unit.
2. Communicates and interacts with assigned staff, other departments and agencies, residents, and visitors to provide continuity of patient care.
3. Receives, reviews, prepares, and maintains all requested/required documentation.
4. Ensures staff is adequately trained to provide quality patient care and ensures assigned duties are carried out.
State of Mississippi - 6 months ago