DIRECTORY

DRG Health Care Staffing
400 Oyster Point Blvd.
Suite 440
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Phone: (650) 877-8111
Fax: (650) 877-8129

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Meet the DRG Staff

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER

Marsha Hix RN BSN PHN
Marsha started Discharge Resource Group (now DRG Health Care Staffing) in 1984 to offer specialty medical services in the areas of Discharge Planning, Utilization Review, and Home Health Nursing to clients in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Diego State University, and had direct experience and an in-depth understanding of the skill sets required in all of DRG’s specialized fields of staffing.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Lorie Descala
Lorie has a Bachelor of Science degree from San Francisco State University in Business Administration, graduating Cum Laude. She has worked for DRG since December of 1988, and has over 30 years of experience in management, finance, and human resources. Lorie is also licensed as an Enrolled Agent by the Internal Revenue Service.

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Lorna Forbes MSW
Lorna received her Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Chico in Social Work and Corrections, and her Masters in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento. She started working for DRG as a clinical social worker in April 1988, and after moving out of the area, returned as the Director of Medical Management in 2004. She became the Director of Social Services in 2009. Lorna’s extensive experience includes home health, hospice, rehabilitation, and all areas of inpatient social work.

DIRECTOR OF PEDIATRIC RESOURCES

Carol Block PT MA
Carol has her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado, and her Master’s Degree in Education from Santa Clara University. She has an extensive background in various settings delivering therapy services to children, and for 15 years owned and operated a private therapy practice named Pediatric Interventions, Inc. In September 2008, Carol merged her business with DRG and it became Pediatric Resources. In addition to experience with adult rehabilitation, Carol has worked with California Children’s Services, and several inpatient and outpatient pediatric programs. Carol also has been an adjunct lecturer on pediatric topics for Santa Clara University and Rocky Mountain University.

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BEHIND THE SCENES...

ACCOUNTING MANAGER AND
IT COORDINATOR

Georgia Albelardo
SOCIAL SERVICES STAFFING COORDINATOR
Diane Werner
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
Lucinda Ip
NURSING OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Cheryl Posada
PAYROLL MANAGER
Mary Culpeper
RECEPTIONIST
Dee Valdez
PEDIATRIC RESOURCES OFFICE AND CLINIC ASSISTANT
Kirsten Osorio

LOCATIONS

Health Care Staffing office is located in the Marina District of South San Francisco in Suite 440 of the 400 building in the Oyster Point Marina Plaza.

Offices open from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Our Pediatric Resourses division is located in San Jose, California at 1150 S Bascom Ave, Suite 8.

Business hours from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

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INSURANCE COVERAGE

DRG employees are fully covered by all legally required and applicable insurance coverage.


HIPAA Compliance

DRG is a Non-Covered Entity. However, we are in compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) regulations, JCAHO, and all Federal and State regulations regarding screening and hiring processes.

Join the DRG Team
Visit Current Job Openings or send your RN resume to recruiting@drgstaffing.com, attention Cheryl Posada, Coordinator, Health Care Operations.


 

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Case Management Association (CMA)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC)
  • American Case Management Association (ACMA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Certifications:

  • Certified California Small Business
  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)