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Executive Director

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About Us

JGS Lifecare, located in the quaint town of Longmeadow, MA, has been the proud caretaker of the elderly within the local community for over 100 years! Founded on the Jewish principle of respecting age as a blessing, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering the best in elder care services to people of every faith and every background. So as we enter our second century, we are excited to introduce a new range of services and updates to serve our life-long commitment to our community. Our spacious campus has a full-array of services including Skilled Nursing, Senior Living and Community programs that consist of traditional long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, memory care, assisted living, hospice and day health support services. Our employees are an outstanding team of professionals who go above-and-beyond each day with their compassionate care to our residents and the individuals we serve.

Position Overview:

The Executive Director is responsible for directing the day-to-day functions of our skilled nursing facility, a 184 bed facility that is based to “small house “standards that will be transitioning to the Green House operation model. The function of the Executive Director is to ensure the delivery of the best quality care for our residents. In addition, this position will develop, direct, and control facility operations within the bounds of established policies, procedures, programs, and budgets.

Along with the standard responsibilities for an Executive Director position, what makes this position different is as follows: non-profit where finances are a means to an end (the end for us being the care we provide), not the end; new construction building with unique opportunities and challenges; healthy sub-acute census (24-40 beds); and the future transition to the Green House model.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • -Ensure regulatory compliance with annual surveys
  • -Represent the Organization both onsite and in the community
  • -Provide systems for continuing assessment of residents’ health and well-being
  • -Maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with state and federal guidelines
  • -Assure a safe and pleasant environment for residents, family members and staff
  • -Assume responsibility/authority for decisions regarding all aspects of facility operations
  • -Manage budget to meet facility needs and goals, working with CFO and department managers
  • -Develop and maintain positive relationships with residents, family members, staff and medical team
  • -Conduct routine inspections of the facility to assure that established policies and procedures are maintained
  • -Work in partnership with the Director of Nursing and Chief Operating Officer to ensure quality, person-centered care
  • -Establish and direct the implementation of written policies and procedures that reflect the goals and objectives of the Organization


  • -Bachelor’s Degree
  • -Demonstrated organizational skills
  • -Current Nursing Home Administrator license required
  • -Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience as an Executive Director
  • -Effective communication and interpersonal skills are necessary
  • -Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise professional and administrative staff

Hours: Full-time


JGS Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. If selected for hire, you must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations including full-vaccination status of the Covid-19 vaccine.

JGS is an equal opportunity employer, veterans & disability. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is prohibited by law.

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Why Choose JGS Lifecare

JGS Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice”. We offer multiple employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health care settings. At JGS Lifecare, you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation package for eligible employees.

Diversity & Inclusion

JGS Lifecare is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.