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Nursing Home Administrator


The practice of nursing home administration means planning, organizing, directing, and managing the operation, as well as implementing the policies of a nursing home. This includes but is not limited to making operating decisions, ensuring fiscal responsibility, providing general supervision, employing and discharging staff, programming and ongoing evaluation of the care and services provided in the nursing home to ensure the health and safety of the residents, visitors and staff and, where appropriate, integrating the services of the nursing home with the community’s health resources.

Licensing Requirements:

Applicants seeking to become licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in New York State must apply to the New York State Health Department, New York State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (the Board). The requirements and the application can be found at:

Licensing Authority:

New York State Department of Health
Bureau of Credentialing
Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
875 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12206-1388
Phone: (518) 408-1297
Fax: (518) 408-1632

Standard Occupational Classification :

11-9111 - Medical and Health Services Managers
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 12/05/14.

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