The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland Welcomes New Administrator

GUILDERLAND CENTER, N.Y. (Sept. 15, 2017) — The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland, a 127-bed nursing facility that provides rehabilitation and nursing services to patients who require either short- or long-term nursing care following hospitalization, has appointed James Connolly of Saratoga Springs administrator.

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In his new position, Connolly, a licensed nursing home administrator, will be responsible for the direction, supervision, compliance and maintenance of the facility’s day-to-day operations, as well as its adherence to federal, state and local laws and regulations. He will also ensure that the highest level of quality care is being provided for residents in need of either short- or long-term nursing care following hospitalization.

“We are delighted to welcome Jim to our team,” said The Grand Healthcare CEO Jeremy Strauss, whose company also operates facilities in Queens, Pawling, Poughkeepsie, Chittenango and Rome. “He has a passion for excellence and we look forward to him helping us further improve the facility’s quality of care and service for each of our valued guests.”

Connolly, who has more than 35 years of experience in the healthcare field and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, has been honored on numerous occasions for this contributions to healthcare and community service in the Capital Region.

He holds an undergraduate degree from Hamilton College and master’s degrees in both business administration and public health from Columbia University.

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