The Administrative Director of BVNA is the administrator who oversees operations of the Home Care Division. This person is responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising all functions within the BVNA including nursing, home health aides, Physical therapy and Occupational therapy and all programs specific to the agency. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Community Health of Berkshire Medical Center and manages both the clinical and business aspects of the agency with full authority and responsibility to plan, budget, staff and direct program activities of the BVNA.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
Five years of training and experience in health service administration and at least one year of supervisory administrative experience in home health care or a related health care program.
Experience in managing an agency or large department within a healthcare organization required.
Home care experience in an organization of similar size or complexity is strongly preferred.
Education and Training:
Is a licensed physician, registered nurse or holds an undergraduate degree: and has experience in health service administration, with at least one year of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care or a related health care program.
Minimum requirement is a Bachelor of Science degree with a Masters degree in healthcare, business or nursing administration or MS in process with written plan for completion preferred, accompanied by level of knowledge typically associated with graduate level education.
Demonstrated understanding of nursing, general clinical operations, and concepts of patient-centered care.
(If an employee of the BVNA applies for the position and began employment prior to January 13, 2018, they must be a licensed physician; a registered nurse; or hold an undergraduate degree; and have training and experience in home health care or a related health care program.)
License, Certification & Registration:
Recommended by others for positive outlook and approach to problem resolution.
Proven leadership skills demonstrating ability to energize and motivate staff. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with ability to relate to entire spectrum of BMC staff, trustees, and corporators.
Excellent analytical skills required to recognize service opportunities and excellent knowledge of healthcare industry including managed care.
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a budget of significant size, making logical decisions about expenditures based on patient care needs as first priority.
Ability to manage the interests of many diverse parties in resolving issues including placing patient priorities first while balancing interests of physicians and other customers with affordability of the proposals submitted. Ability to develop and implement a well-defined business plan for new programs or change processes.
Demonstrated interest in and ability to support quality improvement initiatives including demonstrated history of directing sound regulatory compliance for services for which he/she is responsible.
Ability to use General office equipment including personal computer, ability to utilize appropriate Microsoft office software and other data management tools.
Internal Number: 14131
About Berkshire Health Systems
Berkshire Health Systems is the region's leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. With award-winning programs, nationally-recognized physicians, world-class technology and a sincere commitment to the community, BHS is delivering the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
A private, not-for-profit organization, BHS serves the region through a network of affiliates which include Berkshire Medical Center, the BMC Hillcrest Campus, Fairview Hospital, Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association, BHS physician practices, and long-term care associate Berkshire Healthcare Systems. Each of these facilities is distinguished by the high quality of their programs and services, and by the credentials, skill and compassion of their physicians, nurses and caregivers.
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