Meet the Administrator

Marie Costa is a Corporate Clinical Consultant for NMS Healthcare, and the Administrator for NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown. As a Corporate Clinical Consultant, Marie oversees the development and implementation of clinical programs across all NMS Healthcare facilities. She graduated from De La Salle University in 1994 and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Being with NMS Healthcare since 1996, she has grown through the ranks at NMS Healthcare of Hyattsville, starting as a Charge Nurse and later transitioning into positions which include, but are not limited to Assistant Director of Nursing, Director of Quality Assurance, and her current position as Administrator.

Marie officially began her career as a Nursing Home Administrator in 2006. Upon earning her license, she became Administrator for our Hyattsville facility in 2007, our Hagerstown facility in 2008 and our Silver Spring facility in 2013.

Having 18 years of experience in long-term care, Marie continues to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in her field. Acquiring this invaluable source of knowledge paved the way for her to demonstrate leadership skills in her current role. She is an invaluable asset to the success of the organization, and continues to be very instrumental in the growth and transformation of her facility.

About this facility

NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown is located in the farm country of Washington County, Maryland.

The 206-bed facility is designed specifically for its residents, with wide hallways and spacious rooms, brightened by oversized windows to create a cheerful, home-like ambiance.

The facility is a high-tech medical complex which provides post-acute care, rehabilitation services, complex wound care, pain management, IV therapy, tracheostomy and hospice care.

NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown provides a healing environment for residents to achieve maximum recovery, independence and quality of life.

Our interdisciplinary team includes:
Board Certified Medical Directors, Pulmonologists, Vascular Surgeons, Wound Care Physicians, Pain Management Physicians, Nephrologists, Physiatrists, Podiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Case Managers, Registered Nurses, Hospice Nurses, Dietitians, Respiratory Therapists, Rehabilitation Therapists, Social Workers, Certified Activities Consultants and Geriatric Nurse Assistants.

Joint Replacement Rehabilitation & Aqua Therapy

Our physical therapy team focuses on the restoration of function, improvement of strength, endurance, flexibility, pain management and pre- and post-surgical care. Surgeons and in-house physicians coordinate care across disciplines. Aqua Therapy provides a safe environment that reduces patient discomfort and the risk of injury. This is particularly beneficial for patients who are weakened due to lack of exercise.

Bariatric Care

Our bariatric rehabilitation program is tailored for obese people with medical needs. Common conditions treated under this program include arthritis, joint pain, fibromyalgia and many other musculoskeletal diagnoses. This program targets rehab goals without undue stress on the back, hip or knees. Our program is also an important component in improving weight loss.

Ventilator Care

Our pulmonary care unit is staffed by a dedicated multidisciplinary team comprised of experienced and specially trained caregivers. Pulmonologists direct our respiratory and nursing teams to ensure specialized care and to improve the resident’s quality of life. Pulmonary residents are closely monitored 24 hours a day to ensure optimal airway management.

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