Compassion, integrity, family, excellence, trustworthiness, accountability, and diversity at BrightStar Care Hunterdon
In the Hunterdon area, the lifeblood of our business are the people who make it happen. Our office staff and caregivers work together day in and day out to deliver quality care and exceptional service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether it's childcare, adult home care or skilled elder care, the people who make up BrightStar Care of Hunterdon are our greatest assets. But don't just take our word for it, see for yourself.
Dr. Jennifer Emejulu has been a physical therapist for over 10 years. As a DPT with a specialty in Orthopedics, she has worked in hospitals, outpatient clinics and home settings. Her time working as a home health PT ignited a passion in her. She was thrilled by the difference wholistic home care can make in the lives of patients and their families. She started BrightStar Care of Hunterdon to be at the forefront of delivering value and enhanced quality of life to patients while reducing the onus of caring from their loved ones.
Dr. Emejulu was born and raised in Southern California but now resides in Hunterdon County with her husband and daughter. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, dining out, and spending time with family and friends.
Our Director of Nursing
Linda MacPherson, DON, RN ASN, has been a nurse for 39 years. She graduated from Middlesex County College with an Associate in Applied Sciences & Nursing degree. She also has certification and training in addictions & family counseling.
Linda brings enthusiasm and positive energy; a track record of successful performance with a multitude of evidence based quality improvements. She is a visionary and with the mentoring styles of leadership, compassionate and sensitive advocacy and intuitive interpersonal abilities. She also has comprehensive assessment skills with experience in a variety of settings, states and with a variety of cultures; and expertise in mental health, addictions, hospice and home care.
She most passionate about creating, teaching and inspiring people to live up to their potential by seeing the highest and best in everyone. She is also passionate about advocacy, kindness and patience.
Her 3 unique strengths are:
- A calming influence, which enables her to de-escalate situations, and also a good sense of humor.
- She can perceive and meet people wherever they are by placing judgments/differences aside, in favor of inclusion. She is a team player.
- She has a professional demeanor and is a positive role model and an effective team spirit facilitator.
Our Sales and Business Development Manager
Christian Gilligan has served customers and families for over six years in a variety of industries including healthcare, healthcare advertising, and digital strategy. He is passionate about bringing honesty and integrity to sales and serving the best interest of his clients, referral partners, and community. His favorite part about working for BrightStar Care is reducing the stress for the families that are served by our caregivers. Hislargest strength is making complicated healthcare concepts simple for his clients, so they can make educated decisions and remain in the driver's seat.