Administrator Veterans Home of California in Yountville
The California Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking a dynamic Administrator to oversee all operations for the Veterans Home of California – Yountville. The ideal candidate will have executive-level leadership experience in healthcare, state government, and/or the military. Eligible honorably discharged veterans are encouraged to apply.
Located in the heart of scenic Napa Valley, the Yountville Veterans Home is a community of and for veterans. Founded in 1884, Yountville offers residential and nursing accommodations with a wealth of recreational, social, and therapeutic activities for independent living. Serving up to 1,000 aged or disabled veterans, the Home provides independent living, assisted living, intermediate care, skilled nursing, and memory care. The Yountville Home is also a focal point for the Napa Valley community, with the 1,200 seat Lincoln Theater (home of the Napa Valley Symphony), a nine-hole golf course, a baseball stadium, bowling lanes, a swimming pool, and an onsite Army and Air Force Exchange Service store.
The Veterans Home of California – Yountville offers a unique opportunity for experts in leadership and management to provide quality services for veterans in need. Operational decisions are focused first and foremost on the care and comfort of our veterans rather than profit margins, allowing the ideal candidate to help deliver quality services while offering a welcoming environment for our nation’s heroes.
The selected candidate will supervise departmental managers in the daily operations of the Yountville Home, ensuring continuity and consistency in delivery and quality of services. The Administrator will monitor compliance with applicable state and federal standards, regulations, and guidelines, including requirements related to assisted living facilities and the administration of state operations. We are seeking professionals who are eager to touch the lives of our nation’s heroes. It's a commitment that promotes countless rewards not only to our residents but to our employees as well by providing meaningful services to render the optimum level of resident care.
Under the direction of the Deputy Secretary and Assistant Deputy Secretary for all 8 of our veterans homes, the Administrator oversees the planning, direction, coordination of all facility operations. The Administrator ensures the Home remains compliant with state laws and requirements, performing oversight of staff activities including healthcare delivery, facility management, staffing, and hiring. The Administrator also evaluates and implements all administrative policies, strategic plans, goals, and strategies for the Home. The Administrator is responsible for organizational management, ensuring the Home is properly aligned to meet its clinical and operational needs while holding staff accountable for performance and outcomes. Major functions include, but are not limited to:
Ensuring that the Home meets all licensing and certification standards through leadership, planning, training, facility improvement, policies, and procedures.
Supervising all personnel and monitoring staffing levels for efficiencies and long-term planning.
Establishing priorities and implementing strategies to maintain high quality of care for veteran residents while closely monitoring all revenue and costs.
Coordinating the development of the Agency’s annual budget relating to the Home, appear at legislative hearings as required.
Representing the Home within the community and participating in extensive networking with local private and public organizations.
Reviewing and making recommendations to Homes Division leadership regarding proposed legislation, policies, and strategies that affects the care of aged, homeless, and/or disabled veterans.
Understanding and complying with a complex system of laws and regulations to successfully operate a long-term care facility in accordance with United States Department of Veterans Affairs certification regulations and all state licensing requirements. This position offers an excellent base salary and compensation package commensurate with experience. This position includes additional compensation and benefits that exceed what is typical in the private sector, including:
CalPERS Retirement Option
Group Legal Services Option
Savings Plus Program
Domestic Partner Coverage
Life Insurance Option
Long-Term Care Program option
Employee Assistance Program
Annual Leave (15 hours/month for first 10 years) and holidays (12 per year).
The mission of the CalVet Homes is to provide the state's aged or disabled veterans with rehabilitative, residential, and medical care and services in a home-like environment. This mission acknowledges the tremendous sacrifice California veterans have made and recognizes them for their noble service to our nation.