At-Home Quality Care Management Team
At-Home Quality Care is a locally owned business established in March 2010 by its owner, Kenneth Stewart. The office is located in Clarks Summit, Pa. and services Northeast Pennsylvania. At-Home Quality Care provides a comprehensive solution to your home care needs. From assistance with daily activities to personal care, our goal is to keep you safe and comfortable in your home.
Kenneth Stewart, MHA, CSA
Ken has worked in home care for his entire 35-year career. He has a strong background in managing home care, respiratory care, medical/surgical, pharmaceuticals/intravenous therapies, and durable medical equipment. His educational background includes a degree in health administration with certifications in orthotics and as a senior advisor. Ken taught healthcare finance as an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Francis. He currently lives in Clarks Summit with his wife and has two children and three granddaughters.
Marilyn Major, LPN
Marilyn has 20 years of experience in the healthcare field with an extensive background in patient care. Marilyn has a strong skill-set in leadership and care management. She has held numerous leadership positions throughout her career and enjoys leading and managing people to excel in their trained and gifted areas. Marilyn is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the agency including care management, managing the Sales and Marketing team and assisting the President with operations management.
Cheryl Podhany, M.A.
Cheryl has been working in the medical field for over 8 years and her experience has been concentrated in organizational skills in the medical office environment. Cheryl excels in managing office employees, caregivers and supervising the clients care. Cheryl is responsible for the coordination and management of the recruitment, orientation and hiring process of those employees who work under her supervision along with scheduling.
Beth Buza, RN
Client Services Manager
Beth graduated from Penn State University in 2002 with her nursing degree and has worked in the health care field for 19 years. Beth started with At Home Quality Care in 2015 as the Caregiver Instructor and Regional Care Coordinator. Beth now has the role of Client Services Manager, which includes, incident reporting, handling client/caregiver issues, taking and overseeing referrals, and supervising client care and coordination. Beth also assists in any area where help is needed. Beth is a great asset to the At-Home Quality Care team.
Regional Care Coordinator - Clarks Summit
Kelly has 17 years experience working in the caregiving field. She graduated from Penn State University in 2012 with a human development degree. Kelly has been employed with At-Home Quality Care since 2011 as a caregiver and has recently been promoted to working alongside of the office staff as a live in scheduling coordinator.
Regional Marketing Executive – Lewisburg
Hope has been in the geriatric field for the past 14 years. She graduated from Bloomsburg University in 1996. She has worked as a Case Manager and Case Manager Supervisor within that time frame. She is responsible for Marketing in our Lewisburg Office. She takes referrals and maintains the relationships with the local and surrounding areas healthcare professionals.
Carolea Faulkner, LPN
Regional Care Coordinator - Montrose/Caregiver Instructor
Carolea is fully aware of our company policies and procedures including our documentation methods and she makes sure that our caregivers understand it as well before they start working with our clients. She teaches skills like infection control, personal care, body mechanics, and vital signs by using a hands-on method.
Christina Gaska, CHRM, MS
Human Resources Manager
Christina has worked as a temporary office assistant for At-Home Quality Care since 2011. She came aboard to fill a permanent position to assist with our daily human resources responsibilities. Christina graduated with her Masters degree in Human Services with a focus on Family Therapy from Liberty University. She also holds a Human Resources Management certificate from Cornell University. She specializes in maintaining personnel files and caregiver recruitment. She also makes sure our company is compliant with all HR regulations and policies. She works alongside of the Administrative team to assist in areas where additional help is needed.
Dylan is our office assistant. He’s a life long resident of Scranton, PA and truly loves his hometown. After nearly ten years in retail he decided his limitless empathy and compassion for other people might be better utilized in another field. He is usually the first voice one hears when calling our office as he answers the phone calls to the office. Dylan assists with some Human Resource responsibilities and assists in other office responsibilities as needed. He loves music, movies, and his hamster, Walter. He deeply cares about our clients, caregivers and office staff.
Jay Major, BS
Jay started working with At-Home Quality Care in the Summer of 2013 as part of a business internship. Since then, Jay has graduated from Liberty University in 2014 and has been working with students at a non-profit youth organization as the organization’s Director of Operations and Ministry Site Leader. On the days that he works with At-Home Quality Care, Jay is responsible for the Accounts Receivable department.
Evelyn McAuliffe, CNA
Evelyn has seven years of experience in the caregiving field. She pursued her certification in nurse aide training and graduated from Marywood University in 2010. Evelyn became employed with us shortly after graduation. Because of her excellent work and friendly personality, the office staff promoted her to scheduling coordinator. She interacts with all caregivers and is the direct line of communication for all scheduling needs.
Sue Parise, LPN
Regional Marketing Manager
Sue has been a nurse for 35 years spending the majority of her career in geriatrics. She also obtained a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Marywood University. She is responsible for marketing and public relations, distributing information to other health care professionals and the community regarding our services, and generating referrals. Sue also does meet-and-greets to introduce our agency and answer any questions regarding our services.
Maria Pettis, AS
Payroll and Billing Supervisor
Maria is our Payroll and Billing Supervisor. She has over 10 years experience in healthcare finance and has an Associates Degree in Information Technology. She has exceptional customer service, analytical, and administrative skills. Maria enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. Maria is responsible for the weekly task of payroll recording and submission and check distribution as well as invoicing and receiving payments for service.
Crystal Reynolds, LPN
Regional Care Coordinator — Lewisburg
Crystal has been working in healthcare since 2012 as a home care aid. While working as an aid, Crystal decided to further her career by attending LPN school. She then started working in a nursing home for 4 years with 2 of those years working on the Alzheimers unit. Crystal has also worked at a federal prison as an LPN. Crystal graduated with her LPN from Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center in Lewisburg. Crystal is a regional care coordinator for our company and is responsible for supervisory visits and new client admissions.
Elaine Rogai, BS
Regional Marketing Executive - Hawley
Elaine is a graduate of Marywood University with a degree in psychology and a specialization in gerontology. She has been in the medical field since 2001 and has done social services and case management. Elaine is the regional care coordinator for the Wayne and Pike County areas and oversees the Hawley office. She will be responsible for management, marketing, and home supervisory visits.
Josie came on staff with our company as a receptionist originally. After time away, she was rehired as one of our scheduling coordinators. Josie has worked in the secretarial field for over 30 years. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and crocheting. Josie’s friendly personality and willingness to help out makes her a great asset to At-Home Quality Care and we are very glad to have her on staff.
Meg has more than 30 years work experience in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, collections. and retired from Eastman Kodak in international marketing of optics. She has returned to work “after retirement” in bookkeeping and tax preparation. Meg has been working for AHQC for several years through our accountant and recently came on as part time staff.
Joshua Zimmerman, LPN
Regional Care Manger — Lewisburg
Josh received his LPN in 2005 and since then has held several roles in his healthcare career from direct patient care to supervisory positions. Josh enjoys building positive relationships with clients, family members, care givers and other medical professionals. He is responsible for marketing, supervisory visits and new client admissions in our Lewisburg Office. Josh also takes referrals and maintains the relationships with local and surrounding areas healthcare professionals.
Jennifer Cole, LPN
Regional Care Coordinator
Jennifer has been a nurse for over 20 years most of her time being in a skilled setting. She held a few different roles in her nursing career from charge nurse to management positions. She is now our Regional Care Coordinator at our Lewisburg office and is responsible for supervisory visits and new client admissions.