Maureen E. McClusky, FACHE
Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation
Orzac Center for Rehabilitation
Ms. McClusky has spent more than 20 years working in a variety of hospital, community-based and post-acute healthcare settings. In addition to heading up administrative operations at the Stern Family and Orzac Centers, she is responsible for coordinating senior services for the health system. In that role, Ms. McClusky oversees affiliations with community health partners such as skilled nursing facilities, senior retirement communities and assisted living organizations.
Ms. McClusky joined the health system in 2004 after serving as senior vice president at St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children, Bayside, NY. Prior to that, she was vice president of long-term care services at Bergen Regional Medical Center and administrator for the state’s largest skilled nursing facility totaling 691 beds. She also held senior management positions at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Yonkers, NY, and Manhattanville Nursing Care Center, Riverdale, NY.
Ms. McClusky was appointed by the governor to sit on the New York State Department of Health’s Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administration. She also serves on the NYSDOH’s Task Force to Improve Medical Care and Direction in Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Ms. McClusky is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and has presented nationally on strategies to improve care along the healthcare continuum. She has been recognized with ACHE’s Regents and the 2013 LeadingAge NY James W. Sanderson Healthcare Leadership Awards. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Administrators and Health Care Leaders of New York Association.
Ms. McClusky is assistant professor for the School of Healthcare Technology and Management at Stony Brook University, assistant professor at Suffolk County Community College and on the faculty of the C. W. Post Campus of Long Island University where she lectures on long-term care administration. She holds a Master of Arts degree from New York University School of Health, Nursing and Arts Professions and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stony Brook University. She is also a registered dietitian and a licensed nursing home administrator in New York and New Jersey.