Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.

Susan Downey Named Administrator of St. Mary Health Care Center in Worcester


Covenant Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Downey as the Administrator of St. Mary Health Care Center in Worcester.  Susan brings to this position extensive experience as a Nursing Home Administrator, CEO, and Nurse Executive in a number of organizations in Massachusetts. 

Susan began her career as a medical surgical nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital where she worked for 7 years before her appointment as the Administrator of a Transitional Care Unit as well as an Acute Rehabilitation Unit. She was subsequently appointed Chief Clinical Officer at Kindred Hospital Boston, and in 2010, was appointed CEO, a position she has held until the present. 

Susan earned her BSN and Masters in Health Care Administration from Simmons College in Boston.  The diversity in Susan's background and experience in multiple healthcare venues has given her a great perspective on the requirements necessary for leading within an organization.

St. Mary Health Care Center is a 117-bed skilled nursing facility offering short term rehabiliation/respite services, an Alzheimer's unit and traditional long term care.  It is located at 39 Queen Street, Worcester.

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