Is an Interim Career in Senior Living Right For You?

During this Covid-19 crisis, the healthcare industry and especially the hard-hit senior living industry, are relying on interim professionals to cover a number of positions, including key executive and leadership roles.

If you’re thinking about making a change from a permanent position to interim, this is a great time since you will be in high-demand. Plus, you could make all the difference when an executive transition requires thoughtful and transformative leadership.

With your years of experience as a senior living executive, whether providing direct resident care or operational leadership, you can help drive an organization forward, provide insightful guidance, and provide the necessary leadership. Your presence will provide stability and help lead a team toward organizational goals.

What is expected of an Interim Executive?  You must be able to hit the ground running, be adaptable to complex and high-pressure situations, quick to identify and resolve areas of conflict, and have the ability to seamlessly transition the leadership role to a successor.

Why Join the MedBest Interim Team?

  • We’re exclusive to the Senior Living Industry and many of our recruiters are former industry leaders
  • In our 19 years, we have developed a vast and deep network of clients across the US who count on us for interim professionals
  • We offer rewarding engagements with highly competitive wages
  • We respect and value the expertise you bring
  • We care about you and your career and provide 24/7 support

What Interim Executive Positions Does MedBest Successfully Fill?

Interim Executive Director

Interim Nursing Home Administrator

Interim Director of Nursing

Interim MDS Coordinator

Interim Director of Resident Care / Interim Director of Resident Services / Interim Wellness Director

In this Covid19 job market, the need for Interim professionals is on the rise.  As an interim, you can help to minimize this sudden business disruption and bridge the talent gap especially when it comes to leadership and key roles. Plus, you have the have the opportunity to build lasting relationships with a number of talented workers who may want you to eventually take on a full-time role at their organization.

For more information about an interim career in the Senior Living Industry or to join the MedBest Interim Team, please contact Bryana Yocum, Interim Solutions Coordinator, / 727-526-1294.

Read Our Blogs:
The Increasing Demand for Interim Executives In Senior Living
2020: The Year of the Interim Professional  
Interim Talent on the Rise in 2020
What Does it Take to be a Successful Interim Executive Director



Julie Rupenski is the Founder, President & CEO of MedBest, opening the doors in 2001. Since then, Julie has gained national recognition for providing top talent solutions exclusively for the Senior Living Industry. Her specialties include filling C-Suite, Vice President, Regional, and Property level positions.

Julie has an in-depth knowledge of the Senior Living Industry.  She previously worked in operations for both Senior Housing and Senior Living prior to founding MedBest. Today, Julie makes it her personal and professional mission to place qualified people in health care positions where they have the greatest impact.

Julie earned her degree in Gerontology at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida and continues to cultivate her career through senior living conferences, forums, trade shows, and expos.

(Julie’s industry articles and interviews have been published in Provider Magazine, Argentum Quarterly, LeadingAge Magazine, Florida Health Care Association, Florida Assisted Living Association, Florida Senior Living Association, LeadingAge Florida, LeadingAge Indiana, Pennsylvania Health Care Association, Oregon Health Care Association, and Virginia Assisted Living Association.)

Contact Julie Rupenski at / 727-526-1294.

interim senior living director of nursingABOUT MEDBEST

MedBest is a national Executive Search Firm exclusive to the Senior Living Industry established in 2001.  We recruit and acquire exceptional senior care talent, permanent and interim executives, for all types of Senior Living Organizations and Communities across the US including Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Independent Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing Facilities.

Ask us about our Interim Talent Solutions including: Interim Executive Director, Interim Nursing Home Administrator, Interim Director of Nursing, and Interim MDS Coordinator.

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