DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves responsibility for the general administration of the nursing home. This is an administrative position involving responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, and managing the operation and implementing the policies of the nursing home. This includes making operating decisions, providing general supervision, employing and discharging staff, programming and where appropriate integrating the services of the nursing home with the community’s health resources. Work is performed in accordance with established policies with wide leeway permitted for the exercise of independent judgment. Administrative direction is received from the Deputy County Executive or designee. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Directs the daily operations of the nursing home; Directs and integrates the activities of various units of the nursing home; Supervises the purchase of supplies and equipment and maintains appropriate inventories; Supervises the physical operation of the nursing home including the direction of maintenance and repairs; Prepares the annual budget and the maintenance of supporting accounting records; Ensures that the nursing home is in compliance with code requirements; Explains nursing home policies and regulations in cases or non-compliance and posts general notice or regulations to residents, relatives, visitors, and staff; Cooperates with hospitals and nursing homes in the area to implement programs of in-service or other training for staff members; Inspects buildings, equipment and service areas periodically in order to direct needed repair and maintenance work; Negotiates vendor contracts; Plans for future growth and development; Keeps abreast of regulatory changes and practices in the field of long term care; Prepares clear and concise oral and written reports.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing home administration; Good knowledge of modern institutional management and maintenance practices; Good knowledge of institutional financial accounting and records; Good knowledge of the general medical care field; Good knowledge of the problems of caring for aged and inform persons; Ability to prepare clear and concise oral and written reports; Dependability; Initiative; Resourcefulness; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS*: Certification and licensure to practice as a Nursing Home Administrator in New York State. *In accordance with the Broome County Charter (Article XIV Section C1401).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents in this position are required by the County Legislature to reside within the County of Broome, OR an adjoining county (TIOGA, CORTLAND, DELAWARE OR CHENANGO) at all times during their employment in the title.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $163,200.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location