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About Pershing Gardens

Pershing Gardens Healthcare Center is 51-bed intermediate and skilled nursing facility located in Stickney, Illinois. We specialize in providing health care to individuals in need of skilled nursing care for an extended period or for short-term rehabilitation in a small, intimate, home-like environment. Our dedicated healthcare professionals are committed to offering each resident the assistance they require by meeting their medical needs and enriching their lives daily with compassion and excellence in service.

Pershing Gardens Healthcare Center offers a variety of post-acute care services such as rehabilitation and skilled nursing designed to speed your recovery and your return to home. Our vision is to create a compassionate and rewarding experience for every resident we service, in any and every way we can.

Meet Our Staff

About Brian Gallagher

Brian Gallagher volunteered twelve years ago, assisting residents with meals and calling Bingo games. He was then hired on weekends in the activity department as he attained his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from DePaul University and worked towards his Master’s degree in Gerontology. Brian has since transitioned from Activities to Social Services, and is now the Administrator.

Brian Gallagher
About Kathy Simons

Kathy Simons comes to Pershing Gardens, with an extensive healthcare background spanning over 20 years. She has in depth knowledge, in the long term care field, which allows her to provide valuable insight regarding Pershing Gardens programs. Kathy offers superior patient and family support from the initial referral through the entire admissions process.

Kathy Simons
Marketing Director
About Elsa Alvarez

Elsa has worked in long term care for 4 years with experience as a C.N.A. and in social services.

Elsa Alvarez
Admissions Director
About Danielle Jensen, RN

Danielle grew up in Stickney. She started at Pershing as a nurse on the floor and moved her way up to DON.

Danielle Jensen, RN
Director of Nursing
About LaToya Williams

Latoya worked in the facility for four years, starting as a part time floor nurse and working her way up to ADON. She initially became interested in nursing because she is passionate about patient care.

LaToya Williams
Assistant Director of Nursing
About Elena Barlow

Elena has been working for the facility for several years, starting as social services, and taking on the roles of Human Resources, bookkeeping, and others. Her experience and caring demeanor is a true asset to the facility.

Elena Barlow
Social Services Director
About Dominick Esposito

Dominick has always lived in the surrounding community and has been working in the facility for 2 years. He is a hands-on team player who loves interacting with the residents.

Dominick Esposito
Maintenance Director


We are always seeking talented and dedicated professionals to become part of our caregiver team. We are looking for qualified individuals who will share in our commitment to excellent care in a warm, friendly, and caring environment.

Do you have the qualities it takes to make a difference in the lives of our residents? If so, we would like to hear from you.

You can view Pershing Gardens’ current openings below.  To apply, please download and print the application below.


Date Posted

To apply please download and print the application using the following link: DOWNLOAD PDF. You are welcome to fax your completed application to Pershing Gardens at 708-484-1412 or you can visit our Welcome Desk at 3900 Oak Park Ave. Stickney, IL 60402.

Don't see a position you're interested in? Send us your resume and we'll keep it on file for future openings.