Administrator & Executive Staff

image description Lidia Albiar, MPA, LNHA District Administrator

Lidia is the District Administrator for the North Kern South Tulare Hospital District which encompass Delano District Skilled Nursing Facility, the Gloria Nelson Center for Women and Children, and Delano District Medical Center. She is responsible for overseeing the quality of healthcare in all facilities, as well as the overall growth of the District. She reports directly to the Board of Directors monthly and as needed.

Lidia has obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from California State University Northridge, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from California State University Bakersfield. In 2008, Lidia completed an internship then passed both state and federal exams to become licensed as an Administrator for a skilled nursing facility. Her commitment to the District involves operations, staff, quality patient care, providers, budget, the location and expansion of healthcare facilities, and positive relationships with other healthcare providers.

image description Janice Calzo Director of Business Services

Janice is the Director of Business Services for the North Kern South Tulare Hospital District with the responsibility of overseeing accounts payable, accounts receivable, and finances of all District subsidiaries. Janice has been involved in the development of the Gloria Nelson Center for Women and Children and assisted in the acquisition of Delano District Medical Center. Her goal for the District is to ensure financial success without the compromise of quality care to our residents and patients.

She has worked in the medical field of finances since 1990 beginning in payroll and then several promotions to the position of Business Office Manager. In 2007, Janice was offered a senior position at Delano District Skilled Nursing Facility. As the District has grown rapidly since 2010, so have her skills, abilities, and responsibilities. Janice has invested her career with the District and is vital to the administration team.

image description Michelle Alacar, RN Director of Nursing Services

Michelle is the Director of Nursing for the North Kern South Tulare Hospital District with the responsibility of overseeing nursing care for all residents of Delano District Skilled Nursing Facility. Michelle’s role extends to the Gloria Nelson Center for Women and Children and Delano District Medical Center as a nurse consultant for quality improvement.

Michelle has been a registered nurse since 1991 and began working for the District in 1994. She began as a nurse providing patient care and distributing medications. She was quickly promoted to a Charge Nurse, and then to Director of Nursing Services. Working in a long-term care facility has shaped her nursing approach, skills, and gratitude toward others who work in this environment. Michelle’s dedication to her residents is quite transparent and their quality of life is one held closest to her heart.
Michelle would like to see the District grow to meet more healthcare needs of the community, including additional skilled nursing beds.