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Rebecca Albrecht Appointed Director of Human Resources for Waveny Care Network

Posted on August 30, 2012

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Rebecca Albrecht, MBA, has been appointed director of human resources for Waveny Care Network following the retirement of long-time staff member, Mary Jane Glanz. In this role, Albrecht will manage and oversee all human resources duties and staff-centered matters throughout the entire healthcare organization, which encompasses Waveny Care Center, The Village at Waveny Care Center, New Canaan Inn, as well as a variety of programs and services including a new Home Healthcare Agency.

 Albrecht joins Waveny Care Network with nearly 15 years of progressive experience in the field of human resources including consulting and senior management positions with UGO Entertainment, Inc. (Hearst Interactive Media) and Primedia Inc.  Most recently, she served as senior vice president of human resources for UGO Entertainment where she oversaw functions focusing on employee relations, recruitment and retention, and spearheaded staff-focused initiatives in variable compensation design, performance management, departmental restructuring, succession planning and acquisition diligence and integration. 

 “We are extremely pleased to have Rebecca join Waveny Care Network to lead our human resources department,” said Michael Bird, Waveny’s chief financial officer and interim CEO. “Rebecca brings a wealth of knowledge to this position, and our entire staff will benefit from her commitment as an employee advocate and team player.”

 “I am delighted to join this highly recognized and respected organization and serve as a resource for its talented and dedicated staff,” said Albrecht. “I look forward to working with our outstanding team, which delivers upon Waveny’s mission to provide compassionate, quality care on a daily basis.”

 Albrecht holds an undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College of Saint Peter, MN and a Master of Business Administration from Sacred Heart University of Fairfield, Conn.

 Waveny Care Network provides a comprehensive continuum of care – now including skilled Home Healthcare –  to serve the growing needs of older adults from all areas. Waveny is a not-for-profit organization that offers independent living at New Canaan Inn, assisted living for people with Alzheimer’s and memory loss at The Village, and skilled nursing at Waveny Care Center. It also includes the Brown Geriatric Evaluation Clinic, a Geriatric Care Management team that provides 24-hour coverage, an Adult Day Program that offers flexible hours and transportation six days a week, inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services, and respite programs at both The Village and Care Center. For information call (203) 594-5200 or visit www.waveny.org.