Idaho Press, Kara Craig named to newly created post at Jet Health Inc
BOISE — Jet Health Inc., a regional provider of home health and hospice services, has announced the appointment of Kara Craig to the newly created position of vice president of personal care.
In her new role, Craig will oversee all personal care programs for Jet Health, which currently includes the provision of non-medical personal care services, generally to assist patients with activities of daily life. Personal care may include, but is not limited to, homemaker duties, light chores, home maintenance, respite care, case management and companionship. Her responsibilities include oversight of administrative staff, increasing brand awareness, expanding Jet Health’s network of caregiver employees at each location, home care regulation compliance and growing and strengthening personal care programs across the Company’s service areas.
This appointment marks a promotion for Craig as she served as executive director since April 2020 for First Choice Home Health and Hospice, a Boise, Idaho-based home health and hospice company owned by Jet Health, Inc. In this capacity, she oversaw all programs for First Choice across the Treasure Valley market. First Choice became a Jet Health company in April 2019. Prior, Craig was the hospice administrator at First Choice for 10 years. She has more than 32 years of experience in administrative leadership positions, including 14 years serving as chief executive officer of the Children’s Home Society of Idaho.
Craig, a Boise native, graduated from Boise State University with a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal communication and earned a master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University. She currently serves as a board member of the Idaho Health Care Association. Previously, Craig served on the board of the Boise Downtown Rotary Club, Idaho Association of American Mothers, and HAPPEN (Healthcare Associates Providing Positive Education and Networking).
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