The New Jewish Home Names Farber as Next President/CEO
New York-based The New Jewish Home (Jewish Home) will welcome Jeffrey I. Farber, MD, MBA, as its next president and CEO, effective December 18. The Jewish Home is non-profit provider of senior care services, including long-term care, senior housing, short-term rehabilitation, and home care.
Farber joins Jewish Home from the Mount Sinai Health System where serves as senior vice president and chief medical officer for population health. He also serves as CEO of Mount Sinai Care, LLC, the system’s Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization.
Farber will succeed Audrey Weiner, DSW, who will remain president of Jewish Home’s Fund for the Aged Foundation, focusing exclusively on Jewish Home’s Manhattan Master Plan, including the construction of The Living Center of Manhattan.
In addition to his managerial responsibilities at Mount Sinai,Farber—who is board-certified in both internal medicine and geriatric medicine—is an active clinician and educator. He serves as associate attending physician in geriatric medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital, and associate professor of geriatric medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a position he will retain after joining Jewish Home.
Independence Village of Olde Raleigh Appoints Levesque as to Director Role
Capital Senior Living’s Raleigh, North Carolina independent living community, Independence Village of Olde Raleigh, has welcomed Donna K. Levesque as its new marketing and sales director.
Capital Senior Living is an operator and provider of senior living communities throughout 23 states across the country.
Koenig Joins Caremerge as New CEO
Chicago-based Caremerge, a provider or web- and mobile-based communication and care-coordination solutions for the senior living industry, has welcomed Nancy Koenig as its new CEO and member of its board of directors.
Koenig is a veteran in the technology industry, specializing in sales and operations. Most recently, she served as chief operating officer at Chicago-based MERGE Healthcare, a medical imaging company, which was recently sold for $1 billion to IMB Watson.
Transitional Care Management Appoints Stuercke as Chief Clinical Officer
Transitional Care Management (TCM), a Lisle, Illinois-based provider of consultative and management services for the post-acute care sector, has welcomed Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, MPH, LNHA, as its chief clinical officer.
Stuercke will be responsible for all clinical programs at TCM properties including rehabilitation center Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, as well as transitional care centers currently under development in Mundelein, Lisle and Aurora, Illinois.
Prior to joining the company, Stuercke served as chief nursing officer for health and home management and chief clinical and learning officer for skilled nursing services provider NuCare, where she oversaw the clinical and quality outcomes at 27 facilities in Illinois, Wisconsin and Arizona.
A licensed nursing home administrator, Stuercke earned her master’s degree in public health from Roosevelt University. She also holds a doctorate degree in geriatric nursing from Rush University.
Perry Steps Up to Director Role for Erickson Living
Catonsville, Maryland-based Erickson Living has named Julie Perry as director human resources at its community Devonshire at PGA National located in Palm Bach Gardens, Florida. Devonshire offers independent living, continuing care and life care services.
Perry has more than 25 years of human resources experience, with 16 years based in the health care industry. She began her career with Erickson Living in May 2016 as senior human resources manager at its Oak Crest community in Parkville, Maryland.
Prior to joining the company, Perry served as an HR director for a continuing care retirement community in Annapolis, Maryland.
She holds a master of science degree in human resources management from American University in Washington, D.C.
Seniority Inc. Welcomes Carrier as Chief Development Officer
Seniority Inc., a national senior living management company headquartered in Dallas, has promoted Jonathan Carrier to chief development officer.
In this role, Carrier will lead all real estate development, operations and acquisition efforts for Seniority Inc., and Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), a non-profit organization which sponsors and operates life care communities.
During his tenure with SQLC and Seniority Inc., Carrier secured more than $250 million of financing and completed $150 million of development.
Prior to joining Seniority Inc., Carrier served as the vice president of development for SQLC and vice president at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was a senior member of the Dallas Market and Project Development. Carrier is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he received a Master of Science in Construction Management. He serves on the advisory council for Make-A- Wish Foundation and is on the board of directors for the Children’s Cancer Fund.
Greystone Taps Golden Living Alum To Be Chief Nursing Officer
Greystone Healthcare Management has named Melissa Purvis its new chief nursing officer, in charge of overseeing operations of 35 skilled nursing facilities that the Tampa, Florida-based company manages.
Formerly, Purvis served as national director of clinical practice for Golden Living from 2014 to 2016; the Plano, Texas-based company operates about 300 skilled nursing facilities across the country. Her most recent position was CNO for Menorah Manor, a nonprofit provider in St. Petersburg, Florida, with a full continuum of senior care.
“Purvis brings with her nearly 30 years’ experience working in post-acute skilled nursing, primarily as a clinical leader,” Greystone stated Monday in a press release. “She has served as a director of nursing and a licensed nursing home administrator in facilities ranging from 60 to 400 beds across several states.”
Greystone also touted her focus on workforce engagement and transparent leadership, through which Purvis has managed to keep turnover low in her prior organizations. In her new role, she will be overseeing all nursing initiatives for Greystone’s quality-based clinical programs.
In addition to its SNFs, Greystone operates home health agencies and offers transitional care coordination.
Written by Carlo Calma