New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2012
United Hebrew of New Rochelle, a leading Westchester nursing home and Burke short-term rehabilitation center, has named Maria Hood as Director of Admissions. From acute care hospital discharges to skilled nursing and Burke sub-acute rehabilitation admissions, Maria Hood brings twenty years of experience in medical social work field. She is a New York State licensed clinical social worker, receiving her Masters in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. She was formerly Director of Social Work and Discharge Planning for White Plains Hospital Center. In her current position at United Hebrew, she is responsible for coordinating and managing the admissions of all patients to the skilled nursing home and Burke short-term rehabilitation pavilion. Hood has lived in Westchester County for over thirty years. She lives in White Plains, with her husband, musician and teacher, Michael Hood and their two children.
“Maria has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the healthcare field. She has all the qualities we strive for at United Hebrew; compassion, exceptional communication skills and a high degree of professionalism. I am confident she will be a terrific addition to our staff.” said Rita Mabli, President and CEO of United Hebrew.
United Hebrew is located at 391 Pelham Road, New Rochelle, New York 10805. For further information, please contact Grace Ferri at 914.632.2804 x1190, e-mail gferri(at)uhgc(dot)org or visit http://www.uhgc.org.
About United Hebrew of New Rochelle
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Campus
United Hebrew of New Rochelle is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, multi-service senior living campus serving the Westchester metropolitan area since 1919. United Hebrew offers a rich array of skilled and community-based programs and services that encourages and supports a life of dignity and spirituality and promotes the highest possible quality of life. United Hebrew serves over 700 clients daily in its Harry and Jeanette Weinberg campus facilities -- Willow Towers, a 126-unit assisted living residence; a 296-bed nursing and rehabilitation center staffed with Burke Rehabilitation professionals; the 135-unit Soundview Apartments for seniors; a Long Term Home Health Care Program; and the AZOR Home Health Agency.