Administrator – Intermediate Care Center | Full Time

Dalaney Tuholski

Position Summary 

Responsible for the overall management of the Blue Mountain Care Center facility.  Ensures compliance with government regulations, regulatory standards and facility policies to protect the health, safety and welfare of residents and staff.  Ensures excellent resident care.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the operation of the facility.
  • Implements all policies established by the Board of Directors; advises during the formation of such policies and reports on the implementation of such policies to the Board of Directors.
  • Assists with preparing an annual budget showing the expected revenue and expenditures as required by the Board of Directors.
  • Reviews operating results of the organization, compares them to established objectives and takes steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
  • Selects, employs, controls and discharges staff and develops and maintains personnel policies and practices of the facility.
  • Ensures maintenance of physical properties in good and safe state of repair and operation.
  • Supervises the business affairs of the facility to ensure that funds are collected and expended to the best possible advantage.
  • Presents to the Board of Directors reports reflecting the services and financial activities of the facility and other special reports required by the Board of Directors.
  • Ensures that the facility maintains accreditation, licensing and quality resident care through the establishment of quality/performance improvement monitoring programs and standards.
  • Prepares a plan for the achievement of the facility’s specific objectives and mutually established goals and periodically reviews and evaluates such plan.
  • Knowledgeable of social, regulatory, political and economic factors that relates to resident care services.
  • Ensures the adequacy and appropriateness of the facility’s scope of services for residents, its professional and support staff and its medical equipment.
  • Participates in public relations and marketing plans and programs.
  • Knowledgeable of resident’s rights in long term care facilities and imparts this knowledge to the staff.
  • Prepares for and assists with Medicaid and Medicare Survey; entrance and exit; meet with Fire Marshal.
  • Ensures that all Payroll based journaling is manually imputed into excel and uploaded quarterly to QIES.
  • Ensures that the quarterly staffing report is filled out correctly and uploaded to NF licensing.
  • Assists with any plan of corrections in the QIES system under EPOC.
  • Ensures that daily charges are complete by the 1st of the following month and sent to billing office.
  • Adds new admits and discharges to Healthland and updates census in Healthland as needed.
  • Payee representative for certain residents; pay their monthly bills, and send quarterly reports to the resident, family and DHS caseworker. Annual reports to social security.
  • Holds personal incidental fund (PIF) monies for certain residents; in order to purchase needed items and send a quarterly report to resident, family and DHS caseworker.
  • Manage facility accounts; i.e. Memorial fund, Personal incidental fund and the Resident council fund; through the bank of Eastern Oregon.
  • Maintain all receipts for all finances, including petty cash. One of two signatures on all checks.
  • Coding on all invoices and review of facility mail.
  • Payroll timesheets in ADP as needed; direct report timesheets for DNS and MSS.
  • Maintain grievance log and ensure all grievances are addressed and investigated, including resident council.
  • Abuse reporting and investigations.
  • Facility wide assessment review and updates.
  • Ensure all testing is complete with appropriate reporting to CDC, OHA and LPH. (Covid)
  • Attends all meetings related to Covid; Covid operations, core medical group and admin council.
  • Reporting all vaccines and weekly reports to CDC with follow up to NF licensing as needed.
  • Ensure all families and residents are updated about facility status and it is documented.
  • Update staffing plan and Covid plan as needed.
  • Ensures all yearly inventory is complete.
  • Works with team to ensure completion or changes with disaster planning and emergency preparedness.
  • Strategic planning
  • Criminal background checks through Orchards as needed
  • Signs off on all timesheets from focus one and staffing partners; keep copies for PBJ data

Education, Experience & Certification/Licensure


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration or other related field
  • Licensure in the State of Oregon
  • Certification from the National Administrator’s Board and the Oregon Health Authority


  • Master’s Degree

For More Information, Contact

Dalaney Tuholski, Human Resources Recruiter | 541-640-6901

Why Blue Mountain Hospital District & Grant County?

The Blue Mountain Hospital District (BMHD) is located in Grant County, Oregon, at the heart of the John Day River, in beautiful, rural, Eastern Oregon.  Our District is comprised of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Family & Rural Medicine Clinic, Home Health and Hospice, Emergency Medical Services, an Intermediate Care Center and all of the supporting ancillary departments necessary to care for the health and wellness of our community.

Our District spans from John Day to Prairie City, nestled in a valley surrounded by the Blue Mountains.  The Strawberry Mountain Range and John Day River Valley offers a variety of outdoor activities, from abundant hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and low lakes and ponds.  Our area is known to be a “go to” place not just for recreation, but also for big game hunting and fishing!

Join our family-like team and settle into a lifestyle that is hard to beat!

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