Meet the SeniorBridge Sun City Team
Dorothy Burns, RN, MSN, MBA, CCM
Director, Florida Operations
Dorothy's diverse background and more than 35 years experience in healthcare and hospital management significantly influence her clinical and operational leadership of SeniorBridge's branches in the coastal communities of central Florida. Prior to joining the SeniorBridge family she served as Vice President of Clinical Operations at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne where she led strategic planning and monitored safety and quality control for surgical, trauma and patient care services. Before her promotion to Vice President, Dorothy was the Director of Patient Care Services and was instrumental in the development of the hospital's Heart Center. She went on to lead an award winning team designing stroke care and organ donation programs. Specializing in critical care, Dorothy's nursing career includes serving as a Nurse Manager in the Intensive Care Unit at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania and more than 12 years as a rehabilitative, home care and long term care nurse. She is an adjunct nursing faculty member at Brevard Community College in Palm Bay and at University of Central Florida in Orlando. Dorothy holds a Master of Science in Nursing with a Clinical Nurse Specialty from Widener University in Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from University of Central Florida. She is licensed by the State of Florida as a Registered Nurse.
Jennifer Grottkau, RN, BSN, DON WCC
Director of Client Services
Jennifer brings more than a decade of professional nursing experience, with particular expertise in care management and wound care, to her role as Director of Client Services. Her commitment to excellence encompasses all areas of her work including strong client and family advocacy throughout the Florida and Wisconsin areas and has an extensive background in infection control and risk-management programs. Prior to joining SeniorBridge, Jennifer served as Director of Nursing Services for a health and rehabilitation center in Sarasota where she oversaw the nursing department for a 120-bed skilled nursing facility, built on educational components for improved nursing standards and identified risk areas to improve overall aspects surrounding patient care. Other career highlights include maintaining strong commitment to the needs of patients, families and health care professionals as Director of Nursing for a nursing and rehabilitation center in West Bradenton, Florida and maintaining the fall, wound care and behavioral management programs as Director of Nursing for a falls health care center in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Jennifer has also served as a hospital Charge RN for ventilator and telemetry high-acuity patients, which she then transitioned into a management level for two campuses in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Jennifer holds licensure in the states of Florida and Wisconsin as a Registered Nurse and holds certification for CPR and Wound Care Certification.
Nick brings more than a decade of experience in the healthcare field and has placed a great deal of personal focus on creating, campaigning and enhancing many multi-million dollar corporations and their respective divisions by obtaining the needed strategic input necessary for the acquisitions of regional and national competitors. Prior to joining SeniorBridge, Nick served as Healthcare Consultant for NFusion Resource Group where he was responsible for healthcare consulting and recruiting, territory start-up and development and marketing campaign management. Other career highlights include the start-up and development of multiple locations as the Regional Sales Manager at Infinity Home Care, as well as serving as the Regional Director of Operations at Medical Services of America, and the National Clinical Coordinator at Lincare Holdings, Inc. Among his accolades, Nick was awarded the Clinical Directors award for excellence in Clinical Achievement while pursuing his degree in Respiratory Technology.