Theda Burrell is the Director of Nursing at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Queens. Educated at Adelphi University, she earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a Master of Science in nursing administration. Theda began her career as a Med-Surg nurse and then moved on to a specialty in geriatrics. Passionate about patient advocacy, the importance of interdepartmental cooperation and team building as a means of patient satisfaction, Theda has devoted the last two decades to serving the geriatric population, working as both an MDS coordinator and Director of Nursing.
As Director of Admitting at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Queens, Sarie Alicea is involved in many aspects of our guest experience. In addition to admissions, Sarie manages all HMO authorizations and works closely with HMO case managers, case managers, department heads and guests. She also maintains a close relationship with hospital doctors and case managers to ensure that our guests are properly placed and are treated to The Grand's high standard of care. Sarie has been in the healthcare field for twelve years, eight of which have been spent at The Grand.