Rachel Anderson, LNHA, APRN-BC VP of Clinical Operations

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Rachel assumed the role of VP of Clinical Operations at Wellness Solutions, Inc. in 2011. Prior to accepting this position, she served as Director of Nursing, and ultimately, the Administrator at Manchester Health Care Center for over 11 years. As a result, she has acquired extensive knowledge regarding the needs of long-term care facilities and their regulatory requirements. WSI has provided medical and psychiatric services at MHCC since the formation of our company in 2005, and Rachel has worked collaboratively with our company president, Laura Reaves, since 2001.

She earned her Associate of Science in Nursing in 1992 and began working in long-term care in 1994. While working with the geriatric population, Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007. She then completed her Master of Science in Nursing in 2011 from Austin Peay State University (summa cum laude).  Her thesis, and publications are Scholarly Synthesis – An Advanced Approach to Treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease  and Scholarly Synthesis – Recognizing and Treating Behaviors Associated with Dementia.  She is certified in gerontology and holds an advanced practice degree in Family Practice. Additionally, she holds nursing home administrator licensure in Georgia and Tennessee.

Rachel has a passion for geriatrics as evidenced by her length of service with this population.  “If you are willing to listen, they can teach you so many beautiful things about resilience and enjoying life.” Our goal is to provide a holistic, customer-service based approach to patient care while meeting the regulatory components of skilled and long-term care facilities as well and improving quality measures for our facilities.  It is Rachel’s personal obejctive to lead our Management team and Regional Directors to the above mission

When Rachel does manage to get away, she enjoys the beach, boating and animals.