St. Mary’s Welcomes New VP of Elder Care Services

 St. Mary’s Health System is proud to announce Philip Jean, MBA, CNHA, FACHCA, has joined its team. Jean serves as Vice President of Elder Care Services for the Health System, which includes St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, St. Mary’s Residences and St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion.

One of Jean’s priorities is to oversee St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion. d’Youville is one of the largest nursing homes north of Boston. It offers a state-of-the-art rehab center, specialized dementia care unit, and skilled long-term care. More importantly, its staff offers respect, care, and compassion to every resident.

Phil began his health care career in 1995 with North Country Associates and in 1999, accepted a position with Maine Veterans’ Homes as Administrator of the Scarborough facility, eventually being promoted to the role of Chief Operations Officer. Phil returned to North Country Associates in 2006, in which he most recently held the position of Vice President of Operations.

“Phil’s extensive experience is valuable as we strive to make our campus and Health System easier for older adults to navigate,” said Lee Myles, President and CEO of St. Mary’s Health System.

Phil, a Lewiston native, received his Masters Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in health care management from Husson College in 1997 and completed his Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maine in 1992.

Phil has been a licensed nursing home administrator since 1996 and is also a certified nursing home administrator and Fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators. He is the President of the Maine Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators and currently serves on the national level as a member of the Education Committee and as a certified exam item writer/subject matter expert.

Among other professional commitments and accomplishments, Phil served a term as Vice President and then President of the National Association of State Veterans Homes, in which he testified before Congress and also drafted legislation that was signed into law. Phil is a certified administrator-in-training preceptor and teaches the preceptor training program.

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2 Responses to “St. Mary’s Welcomes New VP of Elder Care Services”

  1. Congratulations, St. Mary’s, for adding someone of Phil’s experience, motivation and compassion to your team. He brings additional senior care skill and important management insight to your community.

    Deborah McLean
    Maine Senior guide

  2. Welcome to the company

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