During the Madison County Commissioner’s weekly meeting on Feb. 23, the commissioners unanimously moved to approve authorization for filling two nursing home administrator positions in-house at both county nursing facilities and approved advertising the position in-house for five days. The positions will be permanent, full-time and exempt.
During the Madison County Commissioners’ Meeting on Jan. 12, extending hazard pay for nursing home employees was approved through the end of January.
With current contracted Madison County Nursing Home Administrator Steve McNeece’s last day slated for March 17, the Madison County Board of Commissioners initiated the hiring process for his successor at their weekly meeting on Jan. 5.
It may not have been a holiday season full of gatherings at Madison County nursing homes, but nursing home administrators-in-training from Madison Valley Manor and Tobacco Root Mountains Care Center told the Madison County Board of Commissioners at their weekly meeting on January 5 that holiday spirits were still high.
Madison County’s nursing homes have been closed to visitors in attempt to protect their patients.
When a coronavirus case was confirmed in Montana, the county closed the doors to its two nursing homes. Staff and service providers will continue to be screened at the door at the facilities.
Staffing both nursing homes in Madison county has been an ongoing problem.