LONGMEADOW — JGS Lifecare has named Madeline Presz, RN, BSN, CHPN, executive director of Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care. Presz is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the home health and hospice program, including supervision of the team, financial performance, and delivery of quality care, as well as providing direct care.
Presz brings 22 years of clinical experience in health care to this position. She is a registered nurse, certified in hospice and palliative care, gerontological nursing; and IV therapy, central line and TPN therapy. Before joining Spectrum, Presz served as executive director of the Loving Care Agency in Springfield. In this role, she was responsible for the clinical and operational programming for two pediatric and three adult homecare offices/teams.
Prior to that, she served as regional director of Clinical Operations for Life Choice Hospice in Auburn. She was also a clinical director/administrator at Solamor Hospice in Auburn and was a clinical director of Allegiance Hospice in Shrewsbury. Presz has also served as director of Nursing at Wingate in East Longmeadow, and she started her career as Assistant Director of Nursing at the Chestnut Hill Rehab center in East Longmeadow.
Presz has a bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Elms College, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and an associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Springfield Technical Community College. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society for nurses.