Chateau on the Ridge Names Vassar Administrator/Community Director
October 14, 2012
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center’s Retirement Community Board of Directors is pleased to announce Debra Vassar, RN, as the Administrator/Community Director at Chateau on the Ridge Assisted Living. Mrs. Vassar began her career at AMMC in 1980 and has been in nursing management since 1987. In her role as the Chief Nursing Officer, she provided leadership for all nursing functions within the medical center and developed processes and procedures that promoted high quality care. In her new role, she is responsible for all aspects of an assisted living facility including assuring residents health and functional needs are met; supervision of staff; management of community finances; continuous quality improvement; meeting state and other regulatory requirements and coordinating marketing and public relations.
Vassar received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Arkansas State University and her Bachelor in Nursing from Southeast Missouri State. She recently received her Assisted Living Administrator Certification. Vassar is one of the founders of the Mission Outreach Charitable Clinic which was established in Paragould in 2007 to serve the medical needs of underprivileged residents in our community.
Debra and her husband, Jimmy, enjoy spending time with their children: daughter and son-in-law, Kerri and Lael Breckenridge, and granddaughter, Lily Breckenridge; and son and daughter-in-law Kyle and Whitney Vassar.