Minerva Dougan joined The Village at Orchard Ridge in May of 2015 as a nurse at Orchard Woods Health Center. Since joining The Village at Orchard Ridge, Minerva has also held the position of assisted living program manager and currently serves as the director of nursing. In her current role, Minerva’s responsibilities include ensuring optimal quality of care is delivered to each resident.
Prior to joining The Village at Orchard Ridge, Minerva worked at various healthcare facilities. She has held multiple managerial roles and brings with her seven years of professional experience in acute care, long term care, assisted living, and home health care. In addition to her experience, Minerva traveled through New England with Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation as a mock surveyor assisting communities in evaluating federal and state compliance regulations.
Minerva holds a B.S. in Nursing and is currently pursuing her master’s degree. She recognizes the importance of being a team player and leads by example and support her team. She enjoys a holistic approach to nursing and looks forward to bringing a resident-centered care approach to Orchard Woods Health Center, which emphasizes and encourages resident independence.