West Orange, New Jersey, February 3, 2016; Mandy Zucarelli a long time staff member of Green Hill recently completed the requirements of a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. The rigorous course work included 1750 hours of internships in each nursing home department, completion of a 100 hour LNHA course approved by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards, a comprehensive background check and licensing exam.
Ms. Zucarelli began her career in senior care working in the Green Hill Community Life department during college. “I had never stepped foot in a nursing home before working here,” said Mandy. “I absolutely loved it from day one!” After graduation in 2008 from William Paterson University she worked as an activity director for a senior day care center before returning to Green Hill in 2011 as Resident Concierge. “It was really in this position that I realized I wanted to be a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator,” she continued. “ In my Resident Concierge position I really got the opportunity to work closely with the elders and advocate for them. I enjoyed spending time with each and every elder because they all have such fascinating stories from their past and present lives.”
Mandy Zucarelli now serves as the Green Hill Corporate Compliance Officer. She performs nursing department audits for documentation and regulatory compliance. Mandy continues her training with in the administration and management of Green Hill with Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA, Executive Director and President of Green Hill who served as the preceptor for Mandy’s internship.
“We are very excited for Mandy on her great achievement,” says Toni Lynn Davis. “Mandy’s LNHA certification is a wonderful addition to our highly professional staff at Green Hill and marks our third Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in our community. Mandy is an integral part of the succession plan for Green Hill. Her passion, professionalism and love for Green Hill will insure its success for another 150 years.”