JOB TITLE:               Facility Administrator                                                                                                    

SUPERVISOR:          Director of Operations/Governing Body

 Job Summary:

Facility Administrator is responsible for the delivery and quality of nursing care, administration of the facility's operations, and supervision and development of nursing

personnel.  Directs administration of PLR clinics within the authority of governing board by performing duties and responsibilities.


             Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

             Current license from the Board of Registered Nursing

            RN Degree/Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred, Business or Administration preferred with two years of clinical nursing experience in   dialysis, one of which included leadership and management responsibilities, or an equivalent combination of education experience

             Evidence of continuing education: completion of leadership and management courses desirable

             CPR Certification

Job Specific Accountabilities:

The statements below describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this role. They are not intended to be a complete list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be delegated as required.

1.            Administrative

a.            Approves new positions and participates as necessary in the hiring process.

b.            Ensures that the facility employs the number of qualified personnel needed; and that all employees have appropriate orientation to the facility and their work responsibilities upon employment.

c.             Responsible for development of continuing education and orientation programs for staff and patient teaching.

d.            Responsible for the development of administrative and clinical policies and procedures in association with the Medical Director.

e.            Communicates, interprets and implements facility policies & procedures, as well as,

state and federal rules and regulations and monitors for staff compliance.

f.             Provides input regarding facility budget and expenditures.         

g.            Plans and organizes facility meetings such as CQI, Staff Meetings, and Governing Body meetings.

 2.           Patient Care

a.            Establishes nursing care planning process for the facility and ensures that all staff are oriented to the standards.

b.            Ensures that the nursing care process is implemented for each patient, including a comprehensive assessment, initially, at 90 days and then annually with a Care Plan formulated from the comprehensive assessment annually if the patient is stable and monthly for unstable patients.

c.             Maintains regular contact with patients so that their needs and desires regarding facility operations might be addressed.

d.            Manages payroll in coordination with the business office and assists new employees with benefit enrollment.

e.            Assists in identifying facility's personnel development needs and provides learning opportunities to meet these needs.

f.             Establishes a system to maintain effective communication with all facility nursing personnel, including scheduled regular staff meetings with recorded minutes.

g.            Establishes a formal means of accountability for those involved in patient care.

3.            Other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

Employees must consistently exhibit behaviors that enhance professional conduct and reflect the core values, standards of conduct and business ethics, work rules, values and philosophy of Pure Life Renal.

1.            TECHNICAL/PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE: Achieving satisfactory level of technical and professional skill and knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

2.            COMMUNICATION/TEAMWORK: Works effectively with others toward common goals. Uses effective communication strategies with co-workers to achieve acceptable outcomes and resolve issues.

3.            QUALITY OF WORK: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

4.            PATIENT FOCUS: Effectively meeting patients' needs; building productive patient relationships; taking the responsibility for patient satisfaction.

JOB TITLE:               Facility Administrator


5.            CONFIDENTIALITY: Maintains confidentiality of patient medical and personal information.

6.            SAFETY: Demonstrates knowledge of and follows safety practices. Understands the importance of safety in the workplace.

7.            DEPENDABILITY/RELIABILITY: Accepts assignments willingly and ensures thorough and timely completion with minimum supervision. Adapts to changes in workload and job demands to maintain goals.  Meets attendance and punctuality   expectations.

8.            ETHICS/INTEGRITY: Demonstrates the ability to conduct business processes in a fair manner, compliant with company and regulatory agencies policies and requirements.

Position Demands:

Physical:               Essential functions

             Work is active; requires frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs., for assisting with patient lifts and transfers and moving pieces of equipment and supplies.

             Requires long periods of standing and walking, as well as frequently sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting and stooping/bending to perform patient care duties.

             Finger and hand dexterity adequate to handle and manipulate equipment, instruments, keyboarding, telephone systems.

             Hearing and vision acuity adequate to detect changes in equipment and detect machine alarms.



             Able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustrations

that would adversely affect the work environment.

             Maintains professionalism and confidentiality with socially challenging situations and problems.

             Notify and offer immediate solutions for potential threatening, belligerent, or emotional situations involving disconcerted employees, patients and/or patient family.

             Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously in an efficient and calm manner. 

Work Hazards:

             Exposure to chemicals used within the facility (Renalin, Bleach and Acidified Concentrate; refer to MSDS for other chemicals used within the facility).

             Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (ongoing training provided for employee safety).


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