Elaine Jeffers, a registered nurse from Long Hill Township, has been named Vice President of Health Services for Chelsea Senior Living, LLC, which has a major facility in Warren Township.
Jeffers will oversee all resident and employee health programs at Chelsea's 17 assisted living and special needs communities in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. She will also be in overall charge of compliance with state and federal health regulations, quality improvement and training.
The Chelsea Assisted Living is at 274 King George Road in Warren.
Jeffers, a registered nurse with more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of patient care, has been with Chelsea since 2006, most recently as Regional Director of Health Services in charge of health services at seven of the company's properties, according to an announcement from Chelsea Senior Living.
She is a legal nurse consultant, a certified case manager, a certified dementia practitioner and a certified assisted living nurse, according to the announcement.
Jeffers currently is pursuing her masters degree in nursing and is the president of The New Jersey Chapter of The American Assisted Living Nursing Association.
Jeffers is a resident of Long Hill Township, where she is a past member of the Board of Health.