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The Bedrock family is proud to welcome Jean Marie Simonetti as the new Vice President of Healthcare Operations and Market Expansion! Jean Marie is an esteemed alumna of The College of Staten Island, earning both her Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors and her Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in January 2001. Her dedication to excellence began early in her academic pursuits.
Jean Marie Simonetti, Vice President of Operations & Market Expansion
A Journey in Healthcare
Jean Marie’s journey in healthcare is nothing short of impressive. She started her Physical Therapy career in the acute care/inpatient setting in 2001 and has since explored various rehab settings, including sub-acute and acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic, traumatic brain injury, wellness, industrial, and home health. Her rich experiences also include presenting at The Aging in America Conference on “Aging in Place – Role of Physical & Occupational Therapy.”
Challenging Ageism and Fixing Fragmented Healthcare
Since December 2010, Jean Marie has been in a managerial/leadership role with a primary focus on the older population. Her passion lies in ensuring older adults achieve their optimal function by promoting overall health and wellness, challenging ageism, and playing a key role in fixing fragmented healthcare. Jean Marie holds certifications as a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) and in LSVT BIG, an evidence-based treatment program for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Her prior specialty areas include Strength Training and Golf Conditioning.
The Power of Positive Thinking
Jean Marie is a firm believer in the power of positive thinking and self-improvement. She approaches each day not as a struggle but as an opportunity to thrive in solutions. Outside of her professional pursuits, Jean Marie finds inspiration and joy in spending time with her family, boyfriend, friends, and pets. Her love for the outdoors, yoga, reading, and a commitment to animal rescue reflect her diverse interests. She also embraces every chance to travel and explore new horizons.
Join us in extending a warm welcome to Jean Marie Simonetti, Vice President of Operations and Market Expansion! We’re excited about the wealth of experience, passion, and positivity she brings to our Bedrock family. Here’s to a journey filled with compassion, wellness, and thriving solutions!
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In the dynamic realm of healthcare and senior living, the significance of a workplace that treasures its employees and cultivates a positive culture cannot be overstated. Spring Hills and Bedrock Healthcare at Home stand out as exemplars in this regard, offering not merely jobs but the foundation for fulfilling and thriving careers. This blog post sheds light on the elements that make these companies exceptional workplaces, drawing insights from the personal experiences of a dedicated professional who has been an integral part of their journey.
Vice President of Strategic Operations for Bedrock at Home
Defining a Great Workplace: Shared Purpose, Trust, and Open Communication
A truly great workplace is characterized by a shared sense of purpose, a culture built on trust, and an ongoing commitment to open communication. At Spring Hills and Bedrock, the spotlight is on common goals, shared values, and a work environment that empowers and values its employees.
Heartfelt Impact in Senior Living and Healthcare
The core of working in senior living and healthcare lies in the profound impact on people’s lives. The joy derived from guiding families through challenging times and contributing to their journey of recovery makes each day at Spring Hills and Bedrock meaningful and rewarding.
Leadership, Innovation, and Growth
Spring Hills and Bedrock boast an experienced leadership team committed to growth and innovation. They inspire creativity, welcome input from all levels, and foster a resource-rich environment. The companies’ reputation as healthcare leaders, coupled with their dedication to career advancement and work-life balance, solidifies their standing as exceptional workplaces.
A Diversified Portfolio and Empowered Workforce
Bob Udit, Vice President of Strategic Operations for Bedrock at Home, emphasizes the benefits of a diversified portfolio. According to him, it ensures that seniors and clients have a range of options to suit their needs. The Wellness Ecosystem from Bedrock Healthcare at Home puts control back in the hands of clients and patients, while offers beautiful, assisted living and memory care communities where residents thrive.
Bob further notes, “The active involvement of leadership, transparent communication, and a focus on a healthy company culture make Bedrock Healthcare at Home stand out.” Both companies prioritize employee well-being, offer growth opportunities, and take a proactive approach to industry challenges, making them preferred employers with high employee tenure.
Reflecting on Success: A Journey of Stability and Commitment
With a tenure exceeding seven years, Bob reflects on the stability and commitment that Spring Hills and Bedrock provide. A standout moment in the company’s history was the successful journey of Bedrock At Home, achieving profitability within a record-breaking 12 months since its inception in 2016. This achievement, amid the challenges of starting a business, underscores the dedication and determination ingrained in the company’s core values.
Personal Growth and Grit: The Keys to Success
Bob, who has progressed from Director of Operations to Regional Vice President of Operations, shares valuable insights for personal growth within a company. Keys include hard work, drive, self-reliance, and patience. A positive attitude and high integrity form the bedrock for success. Bob attributes his personal success to “Grit,” highlighting the belief that nothing is impossible, coupled with determination and problem-solving skills.
Spring Hills and Bedrock Healthcare at Home have not only established workplaces but communities where employees flourish. Their emphasis on values, innovation, and employee well-being positions these organizations as leaders in senior living and healthcare. Aspiring professionals seeking fulfilling careers will find not just jobs but partners in their journey of growth and success at Spring Hills and Bedrock Healthcare at Home.