PORT ORCHARD — Adam Canary has been appointed as the executive director of Life Care Center of Port Orchard.
A licensed nurse, Canary most recently served as the administrator at Parkside Rehab in Union Gap, Washington. He earlier was a regional clinical liaison for Prestige Care in Washington. Appointed a commissioner for the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission for the state of Washington by Gov. Jay Inslee, he is the chairman of its discipline subcommittee and a member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.
“I have a passion for healthcare and love making a difference in the industry,” Canary said.
Originally from New Jersey, Canary earned his bachelor’s degree in developmental economics from Fordham University in New York City. He and his wife Linda are relocating to Port Orchard from Zillah, Washington.
“Adam has proven himself as an advocate for the residents we serve,” said Tristan Lester, vice president of parent company Life Care Centers of America’s Columbia Region. “He is a true champion of caring.”
Life Care Center of Port Orchard is at 2031 Pottery Ave. It is one of 15 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in the state managed by Life Care Centers of America.