Long Term Care Facility Administrator

Tinley Park, Illinois, United States Full-time

In 1960, the first completed Providence building was dedicated.  It was full from the very beginning.  Decade by decade, this ministry has grown to provide more services in more locations.  Today, Providence Life Services offers a full range of services for families who need retirement living, assisted living, rehab, and skilled nursing care in our senior communities.  Our mission is to enhance the lives of those we serve in the name of Jesus Christ. 

We are currently seeking a Full-Time Licensed Administrator.

The primary purpose of the Administrator is to direct the day-to-day functions of the facility in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations and to assure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our clients at all times.

As the Administrator you will function as the Governing Body of the facility. The Administrator is responsible for:


  • Establishing and implementing policy and procedures for the management and operation of the facility.
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the facility’s programs and activities.
  • Manage the overall financial performance of the facility, ensuring revenue development, Census management, monitoring of hours of labor and expenses.
  • Assist department directors in the development and implementation of performance evaluations.
  • Assist department directors in the development and use of departmental policies and procedures, and establish a rapport in and among departments so that each can realize the importance of teamwork.
  • Functions as the campus on-site Risk Manager responsible for overseeing day to day monitoring of client safety and risk management activities and for investigating and reporting actual or potential clinical, operational, or business claims or lawsuits arising at the facility. Reports these matters to the Corporate Risk Manger according to policy.
  • Interpret the facility’s policies and procedures to employees, clients, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary.
  • Ensure that public information (policy manuals, etc.) describing the services provided in the facility is accurate and fully descriptive.
  • Assume the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability of directing the activities and programs of the facility.
  • Represent the facility in dealings with outside agencies, including governmental agencies and third party payers, or provide an authorized representative of the facility when unable to attend such meetings.
  • Lead the team in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.
  • Serve on various committees of the facility (i.e., Infection Control, Quality Assurance & Assessment, etc.) and provide written/oral reports of such committee meetings to the governing board as directed or as may become necessary.
  • Assist department directors in the planning, conducting, and scheduling of in-service training classes, on-the-job training and orientation programs to assure that current material and programs are continuously provided.
  • Prepare an annual operating budget for approval by the governing board and allocate the resources to carry out programs and activities of the facility.
  • Ensure that the client’s rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints, are well established and maintained at all times.
  • Ensure that each client receives the necessary nursing, medical and psychosocial services to attain and maintain the highest possible mental and physical functional status, as defined by the comprehensive assessment and care plan.


This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Administration, Business Administration or a health related degree is preferred.  A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital or long-term care facility.  Must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator’s license or meet the licensure requirements and be familiar with laws, regulations, and guidelines governing personnel administration.