HAMBURG — The McGuire Group Inc., the operator of six nursing and rehabilitation facilities in New York state, has announced the appointment of Stephen Mercurio RNMS, LNHA, CAS of Hamburg as president of the company.
Prior to this, Mercurio held the position of vice president for more than 15 years. The company’s current president and chief executive officer, F. James McGuire, will continue to lead the company as the CEO.
In his new capacity, Mercurio will be responsible for the oversight, management and direction of services for the group’s 2,100 employees and six facilities, including Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville, Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca and Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue.
The McGuire Group facilities provide services including subacute and outpatient rehabilitation, 24-hour nursing care, memory care, Journeys palliative care, hospice services and respite/short-term care to more than 1,100 residents and patients.
More than 4,500 individuals receive subacute rehabilitation at a McGuire facility on an annual basis.
Mercurio is a member of the American College of Health Care Administrators and was past president of the New York State Health Facilities Association, District 10. He received a master’s degree in health care administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from D’Youville College. He is also a New York state-licensed nursing home administrator.
“Steve has played an integral role in The McGuire Group Inc. and all of our facilities, since joining the company in 1992,” McGuire said. “His commitment to quality, to the patients and residents that we serve and to our staff, exemplifies the culture that we strive for. His continued contributions to the leadership of our organization will help us to navigate the tremendous and ongoing challenges our industry faces.”
For more information about the company, call 826-2010 or visit www.mcguiregroup.com.