A Nursing Home Executive Director earns an average salary of $98,649 per year.

$80,472 - $116,050
MEDIAN: $98,649

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Job Description for Nursing Home Executive Director

Nursing home executive directors sit at the highest level of management for their facilities. While they are responsible for the entire nursing home or institution, the supervision and management of patient care and daily operations are usually delegated to a general manager or managing practitioner. Executive directors help ensure that the home operates within its own financial means and maintain quality of care by providing financial stability and flexibility. Items such as payrolls, capital expenditures on improvements, and ongoing budgets are typically approved by the executive director, as well.


Nursing Home Executive Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Plan and direct the nursing program.
  • Plan, direct and set the strategic direction of the nursing home program.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Direct the management and support staff in quality and compassionate care of elderly patients.

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits