|Andi Clark & Associates - Advisory Group
Leading Post-Acute Clinical Strategy and Innovation
Jodi Czernejewski - M.S./CCC
Jodi Czernejewski is CEO and founder of Advanced Institute of Rehabilitation Services, LLC (established in 2008) and Advanced Institute for Senior Care (established in 2010) which focus on bringing innovative healthcare continuums to patients.
Mrs. Czernejewski is a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist and a senior health care executive with over two and a half decades of progressive leadership experience in both operational and clinical leadership. She has held senior roles in multiple venues including: acute care hospitals, inpatient rehab, sub-acute and skilled nursing care, home health and private practice which have allowed her the ability to apply innovative experiences across healthcare boundaries.
As a health care leader she prides herself on focusing on clinical programming and quality of care to achieve business results. Over the years she has achieved advanced practice education in neurology and has developed, educated and trained multiple clinical programs including orthopedics, neurology and chronic disease. She has also presented at both the state and national level numerous times.
During her career she worked for Beverly Enterprises for 9 years as a Senior Director responsible for clinical operations at 170 locations across 6 states and revenue in excess of $60 million. While there she also initiated and built a home health division. Additionally, she managed operations in two different health care systems across multiple hospitals with revenues in excess of $70 million. During this time she opened an inpatient rehabilitation hospital from construction to operation overseeing and managing all clinical departments.
Earlier in her career she had her own practice and during this time she spent 5 years working strategically for Nova Care developing and implementing start up programs.
She received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her Masters of Science at Marquette University. She also holds her certificate of clinical competence and an Advanced Certificate of Education award from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
She believes in giving back by being active in community citizenship. She is currently involved in the executive leadership team of the local “GO RED for Women” (The American Heart Association), has a board seat on a Foundation board for a local health care system, previously held a board position at The Caring Place (a not-for-profit adult day care and meals on wheels program) and is a member of TEMPO (Leadership for Women).
She is passionate about patient care and graciously thanks her grandmothers for instilling her with the drive for taking care of others.