2452 North Broadway
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503 Phone: (712) 323-7135
Fax: (712) 325-0289
Mark, a licensed nursing home administrator with 41 years of experience, began his duties at Midlands Living Center on August 2003 when he and his business partner purchased the facility. He believes that the best care starts with the best staff, and that Midlands Living Center is blessed to have the best caregivers in Council Bluffs on its payroll. Our goal is to demonstrate how local ownership keeps costs down and creates a more responsive management team. His phone numbers are always available to any resident or family member and he can be reached day or night as questions arise.
Tracy Busse, R.N.
Director of Nursing Services
Tracy is an experienced Registered Nurse who has worked in long term care management and supervision for over 20 years. She is a long-time Council Bluffs resident and a graduate of the Jenny Edmunson Hospital School of Nursing. Tracy says that working with the elderly and handicapped can present unique challenges, but also is a very rewarding area to practice in. She makes a difference in the lives of residents and in the lives of their families and loved ones! Tracy encourages our residents and their friends and family to contact her with questions or suggestions by phone or in person.
Aleeshia began her new duties leading the recreation and programming department in July of 2017. She has spent a number of years working in long term care as a certified nursing assistant and has been on staff here at Midlands since June of 2014. Her co-workers in our activity department include Donna Denning and Linda Christiansen.
Who We Are
Midlands Living Center provides skilled nursing care, specializing in rehabilitative and restorative services. Our 95 employees include caregivers, certified nursing assistants, registered dietitians, and a medical director. We also work closely with a range of specialists, including optometrists, podiatrists, and physicians, and the best physical, occupational, and speech therapy professionals in the area.
We are proud to be one of the few nursing centers in Council Bluffs that is locally owned and operated, not run by an out-of-town corporation. Our local roots keep our time, energy, and money in the community and help us to deliver high quality care with a true personal touch.
Midlands Living Center cares deeply about our local community. We have weekly Community Service days to generate donations of cash, food, clothing items, school supplies, pet food, and blood for Red Cross blood drives. Local agencies benefitting from these community service events include Mohm’s Place, Council Bluffs Animal Shelter, Crohn’s Foundation, Salvation Army, and Micah House.
Midlands Living Center has an annual payroll of $3 million and has assessed annual property taxes of $77,000.
Business Office Manager
Marcie began working at Midlands Living Center in August 2003 as the Business Office Manager. Marcie’s primary responsibilities are payroll, billing, and taking care of residents’ funds, although she is willing to help wherever she is needed. Marcie believes that the caring staff, the residents, and their families are what make Midlands Living Center so special.
Jenny Goodman has worked as the Billing Specialist at Midlands since 2009. Jenny can answer any question relating to Medicare, Medicaid, and 3rd party insurance companies. She also works closely with all the Managed Care Organizations and Medicare Advantage programs in Iowa.
Jenna began her employment with Midlands Living Center in September of 2018. As Admissions Coordinator, Jenna works with residents and their families to assure that they have a smooth transition to post-acute services or long term care if needed. She personally guides them through each step of the admission process and helps our seniors navigate the complicated world of Medicare and Insurance companies. Jenna is a graduate of the U.N.O. School of Social Work and has a certification in Gerontology. She believes that local ownership is an important part in helping direct-care staff deliver the very best care for our seniors!
Angel's passion has always been long term care. Her first job was in the dietary department working for her mom, Pat at the age of 16. Angel will fill the shoes of her beloved Mother, Pat who was the dietary manager here from 2008 to 2011. Angel and her staff look forward to providing enjoyable meals and special events to the residents and families of Midlands Living Center!
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