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Executive Director

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Job ID:  364119 

Executive Director

Sacred Heart, part of Ascension Living, is looking for an Executive Director to lead our team in Avilla, Indiana. This continuing care community offers independent and assisted living, rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing and memory care.


Full-time Days


Why Join Ascension?

  • Be part of the fourth largest non-profit senior living system in the country

  • Generous paid time off, promoting a great work/life balance

  • Excellent medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

What You Will Do

As an Executive Director, you will be responsible for the oversight of annual budgets, long range planning, development and implementation of policies and procedures, marketing the community, customer and public relations, organization and administration of associate functions, capital budgets, cash management and more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that funds are collected and expended according to policy and to the best advantage of the community

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies governing the community health care delivery

  • Ensure mechanisms are in place to provide high quality of care and services within the community

  • Foster a smooth functioning, efficient operation through timely and effective resolution of grievances from residents, families and staff

  • Function as the liaison between the board of directors and Ascension Living leadership

  • Create and/or implement appropriate policies and procedures consistent with the ethical and religious directives for Catholic health facilities in accordance with Ascension Living policy on policies

  • Prioritize quality improvement programs and person-respected care initiatives

  • Support and facilitate creativity, innovation and cost-effective continuous improvement efforts as they relate to operations and quality of service rendered to residents

  • Perform the administrative activities necessary for effective management of the department, including selection and development of associates, salary and budget administration, associate counseling and motivation, disciplinary action and more

What You Will Need

  • A minimum of five years’ experience with all levels of the continuum of care: skilled nursing, independent and assisted living

  • Current nursing home or adult care home administrator license, with the capacity to obtain other licenses based on division needs

  • Valid state driver’s license

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Advanced professional preparation MBA, MHA or comparable degree

  • Experience with working in an integrated health care system a plus

  • Successful implementation of programming that maximizes reimbursement opportunities into the system

  • Significant experience with complex payors


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Job ID: 364119
Category: Business Administration
Facility: AHSCM Sacred Heart Home
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Avilla, IN

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