Life Care Centers of America has appointed Jay Beaudoin vice president of its Mountain States Division.

In this position, Beaudoin oversees 31 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Colorado, Hawaii, Utah and Wyoming.

Most recently, Beaudoin served as vice president of focus initiatives for Life Care. He has more than 21 years of experience in long-term care, starting as a part-time activities assistant. He has worked for Life Care for six and a half years, including as vice president of the Pikes Peak Region, one of four regions in the Mountain States Division.

Beaudoin earned bachelor’s degrees in economics and in finance from Florida State University. He worked in banking before changing careers to join the healthcare field.

Tennessee-based Life Care manages more than 200 nursing, post-acute and Alzheimer’s centers in 28 states.