TABITHA’S MISSION AND VISION: Motivated by Christian compassion, Tabitha delivers a continuum of exceptional and innovative Elder Care services that promote the dignity, independence and well-being of older adults. Tabitha’s love embraces a society where everyone is valued and empowered to live life to the fullest. Each Tabitha employee upholds the mission and standards of Tabitha.
The Assistant Administrator works in partnership with and under the direction of the Administrator to assure optimum care is provided to Tabitha’s elders/residents/clients (hereinafter, “elders/clients”) by functioning to support the overall operation of the Tabitha Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. This employee is responsible for assuring that government regulations and Tabitha policies and procedures are followed, and assuring that quality care for the elders/clients is being provided. Establishes and monitors an environment ensuring all clients are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity, respect, compassion, honesty, integrity, and trust. This employee strives to uphold Tabitha’s LIVE Culture, Crew Code of Conduct and actively embraces Tabitha’s Core Values. As a result, the employee supports Tabitha goals related to dignity, respect, independence, competence, autonomy, personal comfort, safety and security of elders/clients. In addition, the employee contributes to the success of Tabitha through ongoing collaboration with family members, direct report employees, coworkers, management, volunteers and others in the organization.
Tabitha’s TEAM CONDUCT CODE
As a member of the Tabitha team…
I will always be in character while doing the work of Tabitha.
I will extend unwavering Christian compassion toward everyone.
I will build relationships rooted in love, because at Tabitha, love matters.
I will anticipate each customer’s needs, always looking for ways to exceed their expectations.
I will cooperate with others to create an atmosphere of teamwork.
I will accept responsibility for excellent communication and will be constantly aware that what I say and do is a reflection of Tabitha.
I will do what I say, when I say, because Tabitha’s success depends on my ability to make and keep commitments.
I will offer my time, talent, and treasure to Tabitha.
I will support Tabitha’s ongoing efforts to continually improve and am willing to offer ideas and be accepting of change.
I will understand who Tabitha is and what Tabitha does in order to support and promote One Tabitha.
COMMUNICATION: Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the English language as well as medical terminology related to the job. Ability to provide instructions orally or in writing. Sufficient fluency to be able to educate employees, elders/clients and caregivers regarding matters pertaining to complex issues such as medical needs, hold a complex or emotional conversation, conduct or participate in meetings, compose professional e-mails or other written communication, complete documentation requirements of the job and interact with doctors, state officials, members of the media, employees, peer coworkers, customers, vendors, volunteers, managers and family members effectively. Ability to recognize and interpret non-verbal cues. Ability to provide calm and clear leadership during emergencies and emotional situations. Ability to communicate expectations with those he/she supervises, including the ability to conduct performance appraisals and establish performance improvement plans. Facilitates departmental meetings as needed to keep employees informed of business and department changes. Participates in or leads meetings related to complex topics such as budget, strategic concepts, Tabitha goals. Teaches classes and conducts training for employees. Ability to analyze data and use data to develop solutions. Must be skilled in communicating, directing, and motivating.
WORKSITE CONDITIONS: Works indoors in a facility maintained by Tabitha that will typically be in good repair, clean, well ventilated and well lit. Work is performed in a standard office setting. Works under daily and hourly deadlines, requiring uninterrupted periods of intense activity. Frequent exposure to interruptions and changes in priorities. Frequent involvement with leadership, staff, families/elders/clients, and volunteers, working with difficult issues that can become stressful. Works beyond normal scheduled hours and on weekends and holidays when assigned. Frequent interaction with elders/clients, coworkers, visitors, representatives of government agencies, etc. under all conditions and circumstances. This will include exposure to elders/clients, family members and coworkers who may experience extremes in emotions. Elders/clients, in particular, may become agitated or combative. Often works beyond normal scheduled hours and on weekends and holidays when circumstances require it, when on duty or when on call. Is frequently subject to extended hours or callback based upon needs of the organization.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to gain access to the work area and then safely perform the duties of the job while utilizing standard and specialized equipment, including but not limited to the equipment described below. Ability to move about the work area. Ability to work at a computer for hours at a time. Frequent periods of intense activity, but rare need for physical strength or physical exertion. Must have the ability to spot errors or to sense when data output contains an error. Vision and hearing within normal limits (with or without correction). Must have unrestricted lift/push/pull ability and pass a 25 - pound physical exam demonstrating strength and agility prior to employment and at Tabitha’s discretion.
EQUIPMENT USAGE: Standard and specialized equipment including laptop, PC, tablet, photocopier, scanner, fax machine, elevator, projector, telephone, and television.
AGE REQUIREMENT: At least age 18.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Administrative experience in health care field preferred. One year of experience in a nursing facility of at least 80 beds preferred. Knowledge of reimbursement regulations and nursing practices and procedures preferred.
CREDENTIALS: Nursing Home Administrator’s License – State of Nebraska required or willingness to apply for a provisional license and complete licensure requirements within 180 days of employment. Valid Nebraska Driver’s license (unless otherwise allowed by law) and a good driving record required. Must possess auto insurance at or above Nebraska statutory requirements.
STATEMENT OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Tabitha Health Care Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all employment practices and decisions including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, and the termination of employment.
Furthermore, Tabitha Health Care Services will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship, safety, and/or health risk. Please contact Tabitha Health Care Services Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.
As a government contractor, the organization has adopted written Affirmative Action Plans for women and minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. These plans will be revised on an annual basis. Tabitha Health Care Services is committed to making a good-faith effort toward achieving the objectives of the Plans. Any employee who would like to review the Plans may do so by scheduling an appointment with the Human Resources Department during normal business hours.