Carrion joins Life Care Center as nursing director

Formerly of Federal Way

Formerly of Federal Way

Mercedes Carrion has been appointed director of nursing for Life Care Center of the San Juan Islands.

Carrion is a former director of nursing for Life Care Center’s health care facility in Federal Way and brings a decade of experience as a nursing director to the company’s San Juan Island center. Prior to her appointment at Federal Way, Carrion, a certified dementia practitioner, was director of nursing at Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest in Seattle.

“Mercedes brings many years of experience to the table,” San Juan’s Life Care Center Director Aaron Marson said in announcing Carrion’s appointment. “And I’m confident she will prove to be a tremendous asset to the facility and community.”

Originally of St. Crois, U.S. Virgin Islands, Carrion, a registered nurse for 21 years, resides on San Juan Island.

Life Care Center of the San Juan Islands, 660 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, is one of 18 nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Washington state operated or managed by Life Care Centers of America. Headquartered, in Cleveland, Tenn., Life Care operates or manages more than 220 nursing, post-acute and Alzheimer centers in 28 states.

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