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Manager Nursing Home

Austin, TX
March 26, 2018

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Stephen Illingworth


Recent M.S. graduate seeking a full-time upper level management position within the long-term assisted care field.


Executive-level healthcare administrator with over 25 years of detailed experience and knowledge in areas of long-term assisted living, Dementia specifically of the Alzheimer’s’ type, healthcare management and Environmental Management for the Neuro Cognitive impaired. Notable for demonstrating success driving adaptive organizational growth that exceeds budgeted levels while resolving reimbursement and quality care initiatives.


Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

M.S. – Dementia and Aging Studies (MSDA) July 2017

B.B.A. 1990


The Villa/Bridges, Marbridge Foundation, Manchaca, Texas June 2014-August 2015


oOversaw 92-bed Special Needs skilled nursing facility with 80+ residents; with a 6-bed rehab facility

Sears Methodist Retirement System (SMRS) 2012-2013

VP of Veterans Services

oManaged three 160-beds comfortably and oversaw daily operations of each home

Veterans Land Board / Texas State Veterans Homes / General Land Office, Austin, Texas 2007-2012

Program Manager

oCreated and implemented business plan for the Texas State Nursing Home Program on Dementia for 9 State Veterans Nursing Homes (still in effect today)

oMonitored 7 facility’s adherence to VLB contract and ensured each home met VA regulations

oAnalyzed various VLB data to provide guidance to operators

oDirected operators on timely billing functions, i.e. payment arrangements

River Crest Nursing and Rehabilitation, San Marcos, Texas 2006-2007


oDirected day-to-day operations incorporating state and federal law compliance

oAnalyzed and reviewed financial reporting for Medicare and Medicaid

oSupervised 140-bed skilled nursing facility with 100 residents; managed 90-120 employees

Cartwheel Lodge of Gonzales, Lulling, Texas 2004-2005

Interim Administrator

oLed nursing facility and educated staff on correct policies and procedures

Grand Court Independent and Assisted Living Facility, Round Rock, Texas 2004

Executive Director (contracted until sale of property)

oBetter organized administrative staff and increased morale

oImplemented a “listen and action” program to structure resident move-out process more effectively

oBrought departments in-line with their budgets and improved daily processes


oRich public speaking experience (member of National Speakers Association)

oProblem-solving / critical thinking


Nursing Home Administrator License 1996

Assisted Living Manager Certification 1998

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