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    VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!


    Vivage has an exciting opportunity to join our Rowan Community team as a Nursing Home Administrator!

    Our Rowan Community is located at 4601 East Asbury Circle Denver, CO 80222.

    The primary responsibility of the Nursing Home Administrator position is to plan, organize, develop, coordinate and manage the overall operations of the nursing home in accordance with federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations and in accordance with Vivage Management policies and procedures.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Promotes Vivage’s philosophy of culture change and person-centered care model to ensure residents have the opportunity to grow and live enriched lives.
    • Responsible for the overall financial performance of the facility.
    • Assures adherence to all Vivage Management standards, programs, policies and systems.
    • Chairs the facility’s Performance Improvement Committee and assures appropriate follow-up.
    • Develops and implements a marketing plan to maintain facility viability and success; maintains occupancy and payor mix to maximize financial outcomes.
    • Ensures the communication and enforcement of residents’ rights; reviews resident complaints and grievances; prepares written reports of action taken; discusses with resident and family as appropriate.
    • Participates in governmental agency facility surveys.
    • Monitors procurement and utilization of equipment and supplies sufficient to provide safe, sanitary, and quality resident services in all areas.
    • Ensures that an adequate number of appropriately trained staff are on duty at all times to meet the needs of the residents.
    • Maintains appropriate communication with Vivage Management regarding all clinical, financial and operational issues.
    • Assures department managers plan, organize, develop, implement, evaluate and direct facility programs and activities.
    • Recruits, trains and leads an effective professional team of managers who implement programs and services which reflect Vivage Management’s values, goals and ethics, and which support financial growth and stability.
    • Manages Workers Compensation program.
    • Completes all required reports and projects in a timely, efficient manner.
    • Develops effective working relationships with staff and maintains an environment conducive to building teams.
    • Functions as the home’s chief public relations officer.
    • Provides effective leadership and direction to department managers.
    • Provides timely documentation regarding performance, counseling and guidance to department managers while promoting growth and competency in a positive and nurturing environment.
    • Assists department managers with staff counseling and performance evaluations.
    • Directs and implements safety practices including emergency preparedness.
    • Assures departmental response and follow-up to Vivage Management’s Consolidated Site Reports.
    • Keeps abreast of industry trends through continuing education, committee involvement, journals, networking and other available avenues.
    • Participates in various facility, corporate and external committees and task forces.
    • Ensures facility and personal involvement within the community.
    • Develops and maintains written job descriptions that accurately reflect job responsibilities and are in compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Purchases all equipment and capital items in accordance with Vivage Management approval protocol and facility governing body.
    • Completes special projects and performs all other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor's degree in health care or related field.
    • Valid Nursing Home Administrator license in good standing.
    • Minimum of five years supervisory experience in a long term care facility. Working knowledge of long term care state and federal regulations, Medicare, Medicaid, employment law, OSHA and Worker’s Compensation.
    • Minimum of two years experience with general office equipment as well as Microsoft Office Suites including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Ability to tactfully communicate with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
    • Knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures.
    • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously utilizing organization and time management skills.
    • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
    • Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays as necessary.

    Please contact Talent Acquisition Manager, Gwendolyn Cole, for more details: 303.242.6114 or

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