Meet UMC at Pitman’s new Executive Director, James P. Scalese

Members of the public are invited to come and meet United Methodist Communities at Pitman’s new Executive Director, James P. Scalese, at an open house reception planned for FullSizeRender (003)Friday, September 9 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Scalese, who took over leadership in July, brings over 25 years of experience in diverse settings within long term healthcare administration. In addition to certification as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, two degrees add to his leadership skills: a Bachelor of Science in Human Services from the University of Scranton and a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Administration from Temple University.

“I am proud to be a part of an organization that is so clearly committed to providing the best care possible for its residents. I have only been here a short time yet I have been made to feel so welcome by staff and residents alike. I am looking forward to meeting community members and local business leaders and sharing some of the exciting changes that are in store for United Methodist Communities at Pitman,” said Scalese, a resident of Haddonfield.

Scalese’s broad administrative experience includes positions as a corporate compliance officer, emergency preparedness director and corporate liaison for state licensing agencies. He has demonstrated skill in specialty program development, negotiation of payer contracts, regulatory compliance and credentialing. Prior to joining UMC, Mr. Scalese was a development and operations consultant at Wilson Avenue, LLC, in Bristol, Pennsylvania.

The reception is scheduled for Friday, September 9 from 3 to 5 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Pam or Alice by calling 856-589-7800 by Tuesday, September 6. United Methodist Communities at Pitman is located at 535 North Oak Avenue in Pitman, NJ.