Finding a Job as a Nursing Home Administrator

Some Baseline Sources to Check

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Nursing home administrators are in demand. Here are some sites to help you start your job search. Getty Images

If judging by the search on our site, nursing home administration is a hot topic. Nursing home administrator jobs are highly-skilled and highly-paid. With the industry in flux, positions open and close frequently. Here are some top level sources for finding a job as a nursing home administrator.

Indeed bills itself as the #1 job site worldwide, with over 100 million unique visitors per month.

Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of global GDP.

Career Builder

More than 24 million unique visitors a month visit CareerBuilder to find new jobs and obtain career advice. CareerBuilder has the largest online job site in the U.S.

Their mission is to inspire people to improve their lives. I kinda like that giving that I harp on the fact that we are in the patient/resident experience business.


LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do.


Extendicare Health Services, Inc.,(EHSI) operates 158 senior care facilities in the United States with approximately 15,400 beds. EHSI offers a continuum of health care services, including nursing care, assisted living and related medical specialty services, such as subacute care and rehabilitative therapy on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

They ranked high in search when researching this article.

Simply Hired

Simply Hired leverages technology to improve the process of connecting job seekers and employers. I like their philosophy. "We all need to be ready to think differently about work, career and life. In a post-reset world, the pursuit of readiness—the mindset to invest in ongoing learning, to see growth in change, to explore options, take risks, and push the limits of one’s comfort zone—is key to surviving and thriving.

Jobs in LTC

This site has the advantage of being exclusively devoted to long term care jobs. This site is devoted solely to helping you find a long term care job or a qualified employee you need. Jobs for Nursing Home Administrators, Assisted Living staff, Directors of Nursing, MDS Coordinators, plus a lot more can be found here.

Glass Door

Glass Door posts that "what sets us apart is our "employee generated content" – anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees, job seekers, and sometimes the companies themselves."

Facebook Group

Yes there is even a Facebook group devoted to the topic.


Snagajob started with a job board. As it grew job seekers told them about their obstacles so they created tools and services to remove those, so they could find the right jobs. Employers told them just how complex the hiring and management process could be. So they offer a comprehensive talent management system with built-in sourcing.

As you progress up your career ladder use the online tools available to you to advance quickly.

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