Nurse Educator Joins Staff of Preferred Home Health Care

Posted on April 22, 2014 By

Connie Kemler, Manalapan, New Jersey, has joined the staff of Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC) as a nurse educator. PHHC, with its headquarters in Eatontown, N.J., has offices throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

In this position, Kemler will travel to all Preferred offices in New Jersey and Pennsylvania reviewing and teaching courses to all new and existing employees. She will teach pediatric courses, especially focusing on what to look for in pediatric patients, and examine basic documentation and clinical skills, including what to look for and how to care for patients in the home setting.

Before joining PHHC, Kemler worked as a pediatric clinical manager for a Shrewsbury, N.J., home healthcare company where she managed more than 20 special needs patients, ranging from infants to 22-year-olds and coordinated the home transition of patients with hospital liaisons and physicians.

Kemler, who is fluent in Spanish, holds a diploma in nursing from Flushing Hospital and Medical Center School of Nursing, Flushing, N.Y. She also attended Queensboro Community College, Bayside, N.Y. Kemler is a licensed registered nurse in New Jersey and New York.

Kemler, who has more than 30 years of experience in the field of nursing and management, said, “I am honored to have the opportunity to work for Preferred, sharing my knowledge and experiences with others.”

For more information, contact Lisa Gallicchio, director of community relations for Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, at 732-840-5566.

About Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services:
Since 1987, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), 45 Main Street, Eatontown, N.J., has provided a wide range of medical and non-medical home health care services from pediatric to geriatric care throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. PHHC is accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program), an accrediting organization for the home health care industry.

Preferred works collaboratively with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and facilities to ensure a smooth transition to one’s home. In-house services include skilled nursing care for infants, children, adults, and seniors; personal care services, including bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding, etc.; private duty nursing services; and at-home physical therapy, among others. All of the care can be provided in-house and is coordinated by registered nurses, with clinical supervision available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visit Preferred at for more information.