Jolene Denn Joins Blue Stone Therapy as Director of Clinical Services for Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
St. Cloud, MN: Blue Stone Therapy recently welcomed Jolene Denn as the new Director of Clinical Services for Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The Urbandale, Iowa, based contract rehabilitation services provider employs approximately 550 therapists and provides services to skilled nursing facilities in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
As Director of Clinical Services, Denn is responsible for the development of clinical programming, on-site monitoring, audit management, and regulatory compliance.
She brings more than 10 years of experience specializing in speech-language pathology and is passionate about working with the geriatric population. Prior to joining Blue Stone Therapy, she served as a Regional Clinical Manager throughout the Midwest and was responsible for assisting patients, therapists and community partners, in achieving their health and wellness rehabilitation goals.
"My passion is to improve the quality of care for seniors," said Denn. "I wanted to be a part of an organization that was growing and moving forward. When Blue Stone Therapy started providing services in Minnesota and South Dakota, I knew this was a great opportunity. The company shares the same commitment I have to high-quality care and specializes in long-term care. Being a part of a company culture that is focused on improving patient care is important to me."
Denn started working in long-term care as a Certified Nursing Assistant while attending college. She has experience practicing in a variety of settings including long-term care, acute transitional care, outpatient rehabilitation, and home health and hospice care. She holds a Master's Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Gerontology from St. Cloud State University and a Master's Degree in Healthcare Management and Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.
"Jolene is very talented and she’s a great addition to our team," said Theresa Fleming, Chief Operations Officer. "Our clients are used to receiving superior clinical services and outstanding client support and Jolene is highly experienced in these areas. She is also a veteran at leading clinicians and provides a skilled perspective as a Speech-Language Pathologist"
"Building Strength to Enhance Lives is more than a purpose statement," Denn said. "As I've traveled the region and met our clients and therapists, it's clear to me that our purpose is truly happening in the field. I'm excited to be a part of the future of Blue Stone."
Blue Stone Therapy’s core business continues to be full-service contract therapy services at for-profit Skilled Nursing Facilities and not-for-profit Senior Living Communities. The company is known for its excellent staffing, superior clinical services, technology leadership, and outstanding company culture.
ABOUT BLUE STONE THERAPY:
Headquartered in Urbandale, Iowa, Blue Stone Therapy is the leading specialist in Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) therapy services. The company was founded in 2009 and provides specialized Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology services to healthcare providers in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.