A Beacon of Hope

Lighthouse Nursing Agency Inc. was founded in May of 2002 by Ron Dailey, and we recognize quality nurses and other health care professionals are the vital components in running a successful health-care facility.

We are based in Perry, Georgia, and are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure we provide the best service possible.

We understand the importance of filling immediate assignments and are willing to work around the clock to ensure all of our clients have their staffing needs met.

Lighthouse Nursing Agency can supply your facility with access to a variety of healthcare professionals with a wide range of certifications and specialties...

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LNA Mission Statement

We shall always be good to our medical professionals, facilities and to each other with the highest degree of kindness we all deserve.

LNA Vision Statement:

To be a Beacon of Hope guiding the way for successful outcomes through our passion, knowledge and people.

LNA Core Values:

  • Respect
  • Security
  • Integrity
  • Accomplishment
  • Family
  • Loyalty
  • Cooperation

We are hiring | Accounting Supervisor

Summary

This position is primarily responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain and record financial data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Compiles composite of budget and financial reports from individual reports of subordinates required by management or government agencies.
  • Analyzes month department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls.
  • Provides advice and technical assistance with job costing/cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation.
  • Supervises and participates in preparing and auditing materials requiring analyses of supporting documents and ensures that all entries are entered into the system properly.
  • Identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies, determining appropriate corrective procedures.
  • Communicates and coordinates accounting policies, practices, and procedures with department and company managers and officials, vendors, reporting agencies, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow.
  • Issues written and oral instructions.
  • Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates.
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.
  • Adjusts errors and complaints.
  • Performs Accounting Clerk and Bookkeeper duties which will include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, making deposits, invoice corrections, credit card reconciliation, maintaining petty cash fund, expense reports, invoicing and company postage.
  • Responsible for processing weekly payroll by entering in time sheets, meeting all ADVANCE deadlines by posting and reconciling reports, preparing quarterly 1099 DOL – 7 reports and preparing IC Compensation.
  • Checks and approves bills for payment.
  • Process payments and documents such as invoices, employee reimbursements and statements.
  • Develops and pursues collection strategies; records information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Prepares invoices, checks, account statements, reports and other records, and reviews for accuracy.
  • Posts financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system (QuickBooks)
  • Reviews, balances and interprets computer reports and makes corrections.
  • Reconciles transactions, financial data and other information to an automated accounting system (QuickBooks)
  • Composes routine letters and reports using guidelines of the work area.
  • Call on collections
  • Maintain Department Budget
  • Counseling with employees concerning disciplinary/performance issues.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employee(s) in the Accounting Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management - Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Technical Skills - Shares expertise with others.
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Change Management - Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others.
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; Works quickly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or college/university program certificate and three to five years recent related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Recent management experience in an Accounting Department.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Internet software; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Other Qualifications

  • Must be able to work outside of regular business hours which will include nights, weekends, and Holidays to meet customer requirements.
  • Knowledge of accounting terminology
  • Ability to operate a 10-key adding machine by touch

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk;

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

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We are hiring | Staffing Specialist

Job Posting | April 2018

Job Title

Staffing Specialist

Summary

This position is primarily responsible for overseeing scheduling of nursing staff and customer satisfaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains each facility scheduling needs
  • Contacts facility regarding progress toward filling outstanding needs
  • Anticipates and provides resolution to issues based on the needs and expectations of customers
  • Serves as liaison between medical professionals and facilities to meet staffing requirements within established parameters at booking
  • Establishes a harmonious relationship with facilities and medical professionals
  • Maintain confidentiality of all facility and medical professional information
  • Participate in special projects as needed
  • Provide quality customer service to facilities and medical professionals
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Responsible for scheduling for 30-50 facilities
  • Must be able to travel out of town for facility visits and work weekends, holidays and on-call shifts.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Competencies

  • Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management - Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Change Management - Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; two years of office experience within the last 5 years; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer/Telephone Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft 2007 and up and have the ability to handle high call volume and work multi-line phones.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

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We are hiring | Recruiting Specialist

Job Posting

Recruiting Specialist

Hours per Week

40 hours a week

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will possess strong customer service skills and flexibility to meet the ever increasing needs of client. Duties include but are not limited to answering calls, conducting interviews, scanning and uploading documents daily, filing, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, as well as maintaining nurse credentials.

Qualifications

The right candidate must possess the following verifiable experience:

  1. Two years customer service experience in an office setting.
  2. Flexible work schedule, some travel, possible overnight.
  3. Ability to handle high call volumes, and work in a team environment.
  4. Experience with Microsoft Office.

The successful candidate will be able to handle multiple tasks, have excellent time management skills, and the ability to adapt to changing priorities. Must work extremely well in a team environment yet possess the capacity to work independently and with minimal supervision. This position requires consistency and reliability as it is a very busy office that must follow-up on details daily.  Employer participates in the Drugs Don't Work program.  Successful candidate must complete drug screen and background check

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Rate

Pay commensurate with experience

To Apply

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April Anniversaries

We have three employees celebrating work anniversaries in April.  Mona Jaquez will celebrate 1 year on April 10th, Jennifer Graff will celebrate 8 years on April 12th, and Dedreah Williams will celebrate 2 years on April 25th.

Congratulations to you all.

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