Melizza Javier, BSN

MDS Coordinator

MDS Coordinator

Mel is the MDS Coordinator. She began her nursing career at the age of 17, and received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Molloy College in 2006. She joins The Grand Pavilion team with over 21 years of long-term care experience, including clinical reimbursement, discharge planning, wound care, adult day care, acute, pediatric, geriatric and psychiatric resident care and has extensive knowledge of nursing home state and federal regulatory compliance. She prides her nursing in her strong clinical assessment skills and the love and compassion of her profession. Melissa often shares an inspirational quote by Florence Nightingale, "The character of a nurse is just as important as the knowledge he/she possesses.”