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Date:  Jun 22, 2022
Req ID:  15278

Fayetteville, AR, US, 72703

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $50,222

Position Number: 22178516 
County: Washington 
Posting End Date: 07/15/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $50,222 

AR Department of Veterans Affairs 


Please note: Applicant is required to be licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Arkansas by the Office of Long Term Care in accordance with ACA 20-10-402.

The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs serves Arkansas Veterans, and their eligible dependents, through advocacy and education to access federal and state benefits, high-quality long-term nursing care, burial honors, and assistance to minor children of honorably discharged Arkansas veterans experiencing medical issues.

Position Information

Class Code: L021C

Grade: GS09


Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00


The Nursing Home Assistant Administrator is responsible for assisting in the direction of the overall operation of a nursing home. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Assists in planning, implementing, directing, and monitoring programs and services provided for nursing home residents by developing internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations. Assists in the direction of activities of a large staff through lower-level supervisors, including reviewing performance evaluations, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and reviewing and determining a variety of actions, policies, and procedures recommended by subordinates. Assists in developing and submitting the nursing home's biennial budget requests, monitors expenditures, and makes budgetary adjustments as deemed necessary. Assists in the investigation and resolution of complaints regarding staff, residents, and programs. Assists in the development and revision of disciplinary rules and standard operating procedures for the facility. Assists in the monitoring of fiscal programs and maintains control over patient accounts, reimbursements, accounting, and disbursements. Assists in the review and approval of purchase requisitions submitted by staff. Performs other duties as assigned.


May be required to work rotating shifts or hours other than normal working hours or to be on call.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing nursing home operations. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational management. Knowledge of budgetary practices and procedures. Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, and rules pertaining to nursing home operations. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the work of subordinate supervisors. Ability to analyze and evaluate programs and facilities for effectiveness and compliance. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to monitor fiscal programs and various financial accounts.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in health care administration, public administration, or a related field; plus four years of experience in the administration of a nursing home, hospital, or other health care institution, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Arkansas by the Office of Long-Term Care in accordance with ACA 20-10-402. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville