Executive Director

Executive Director

Department: Executive Director Supervisor: VP of Operations Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt

Overview: The Executive Director of this Five Star Continuing Care Retirement Community, with 34 Assisted Living beds, 38 Skilled Nursing beds, and a new Memory Care addition, is responsible for the overall operation of the facility including budgeting, staffing, administrative and regulatory compliance. The Executive Director is an active member of the facility’s Leadership Team.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in health care administration, business administration or nursing administration. Must fulfill and maintain Executive Director’s licensure requirements for the State of Iowa. Must have good verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to read and analyze financial reports and legal documents.

Duties and Responsibilities: Duties are determined by Northridge Village’s needs and may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provide supervision and administration of quality nursing care and direct the hiring and training of personnel in order to provide excellent resident care
• Maintain control and direct all facility financial concerns, such as budget planning, accounting and establishing rates for health care services in conjunction with the management company, Pivotal Health Care. Negotiate for maintenance, improvement of and additions to facility building(s), grounds and equipment
• Establish and direct overall operation of the facility’s activities, both internal and external, ensuring compliance with established national, state and local standards for health care facility operation
• Set the tone and atmosphere of the facility
• Maintain current licensure requirements through ongoing training and education from a variety of sources
• Supervise and evaluate the work of all subordinate staff
• Be available to work occasional weekends and holidays; manage time efficiently

Physical, sensory and cognitive requirements:
Physical requirements of this position:
Lift and carry 10-25 lbs Frequently
Lift 26-50 lbs Occasionally
Lift Over 50 lbs Occasionally
Carry 11-50 lbs Occasionally
Reach above shoulder height Frequently
Reach at & below shoulder height Occasionally
Push/Pull Up to 50 lbs Occasionally
Sit, stand, walk Combined & intermittent throughout the shift
Twist, bend, crawl, squat, kneel, crouch Combined & intermittent throughout the shift
Hand manipulation: grasp, handle, torque, finger on controls & equipment Frequently
Hear, talk, see, taste, smell Constantly
Mental and emotional stress Potential vulnerability
Summary of Potential Occupational Exposures:
Blood borne pathogens Potential direct contact with:
Blood, urine, feces, vomitus
Misc. office and cleaning chemicals

Specific Tasks Creating Potential Exposure: General resident care and interaction

Exposure to temperatures Moderate within main building; access to memory care has separate entry at other end of property

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.

Pivotal Health Care Campuses are tobacco-free campus including but not limited to electronic cigarettes.

The Pivotal Health Care family of companies is an Equal Opportunity employer

Company Info

Company Name
Northridge Village

Contact Name
Cherie Ziegler




3300 George Washington Carver
Ames, IA 50010