The Executive Director is responsible for the professional and
efficient operation of the community and all programs affecting the
health and well-being of residents. Is responsible for facility
operations, budget, human resources, marketing, and public
Responsible for effective and economical operation of all
departments, insuring thorough, tactful leadership and supervision
that assures company goals and objectives are accomplished
efficiently following established standards and budgetary
Creates an optimum environment for residents and employees that
is pleasant, safe, and healthful.
Presents to the company matters and issues requiring policy
decisions and assures implementation of policies as they are
Maintains current job descriptions for all positions.
Assures department supervisors hire, train, schedule
appropriately and effectively manage employees.
Interprets Bethesda Senior Living Communities’ policies as
Prepares financial and statistical reports as required and/or
Assures all licensure requirements are met according to state
Assures all state and federal regulations are met regarding
resident care and maintains appropriate records to support
Assures fiduciary responsibilities are carried out ethically,
morally, and according to established policies and procedures
Maintains and promotes a positive image of the community in
responding to the news media, referral sources, and the public.
Knows who the customers are and develops positive relationships
with state social and health agencies, physicians, residents,
residents’ family members, employees, vendors, visitors,
contributors, and volunteers
Assures residents’ physical, social, spiritual, and nutritional
needs are met.
Develops and maintains programs that give added value to the
community, i.e., “Fund Raising Programs, and Volunteer
Maintains confidentiality of residents’ personal information in
and out of the community and protects and supports residents’
Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor that encourages
a positive nurturing environment for the residents, families,
vendors, and guests.
Maintains a positive customer service environment and practices
honesty and integrity in all aspects of performance.
Managerial Breadth/Scope of Job: The Executive Director is
responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the community.
The Executive Director directly supervises members of the
management team and through them indirectly supervises line
Position requires proven leadership and management skills in a
healthcare environment including strong financial management,
communication, marketing, interpersonal, and team building
Must have working knowledge of personal computers, scanners,
digital copiers and printers.
Must have experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word,
Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and ability to work with accounting
and management software
Must have excellent decision making abilities regarding
financial and budget issues, marketing, and people development.
Must be knowledgeable of the policies and procedures of MSDS
sheets on hazardous materials and able to explain to staff.
Ability to train staff and residents in fire safety and
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s level college education or
equivalent experience of a minimum of two years in a long-term care
setting. Must be a licensed Nursing Home or Assisted Living
Administrator as required by state licensure requirements.
Working Environment/Physical Requirements:
Normal office environment with building and grounds
Light physical effort with occasional lifting of 10 – 20
Keyboarding and desk work.
Communicating with staff of various backgrounds.
Concentrating, thinking, reading
Mobility to physically assess the upkeep of the building and
Overnight travel via automobile and/or airlines to other
locations as required
NOTE: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of
all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the