PRLog - Sep. 30, 2011 - MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Ms. Dorothea Ferguson Bell has been appointed by The Wartburg Adult Care Community to the position of Vice President of Human Resources.
Dorothea Bell VP Human Resources for Wartburg
Ms. Bell comes to the Wartburg from Aging in America/Morningside House Nursing Home, a large not-for-profit service provider in the Bronx, where she served as the Vice President of Human Resources for nine years. With over 25 years of experience in human resources and labor relations, she brings a wide range of expertise to the position. During her career Dorothea has worked in several major New York City medical facilities including St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Medical Center, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (now Montefiore) and Catholic Medical Centers of Brooklyn and Queens, where she was the Regional Director for Human Resources. Ms. Bell earned a B.A. in Social Psychology from Binghamton University, an M.S. in Human Resource Management and Certification in Long Term and Post-Acute Care Administration from Iona College, where she graduated with honors. She holds Certifications in Labor Relations and Dispute Resolution-EEOC and the Law from the Cornell School of Industrial Labor Relations and has attended The Wharton School for Executive Education. Ms. Bell is a native New Yorker who is married with 2 sons, currently residing in New Rochelle, New York.
“We are pleased to have the many years of experience that Dorothea brings to The Wartburg,” said David Gentner, President and CEO. “The Wartburg’s most important resource is the people that do the caring. They are integral to our quality of care and have helped earn our reputation in the community. Dorothea’
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The Wartburg Adult Care Community is a not-for-profit Lutheran ministry, serving people of all faiths with a full range of residential options and health-related services for older area adults and their families. The Wartburg offers skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, assisted and independent living, adult day services, home care, memory care, pastoral care and monthly caregiver support groups. For more information about The Wartburg Adult Care Community, please call (914) 699-0800, email email@example.com or visit www.thewartburg.org