Jacquelyn Bixler of Medina named chief human resource officer of Lineage Group

Staff Reports Posted 13 January 2021 at 9:19 am

BUFFALO – The Lineage Group has named Jacquelyn P. Bixler of Medina to the newly created position of Chief Human Resource Officer.

Jacquelyn Bixler

The Lineage Group is a recently formed strategic alliance between three Western New York non-profit senior care providers—Niagara Lutheran Health System, Schofield Care, and Lutheran Jamestown. All three operate skilled nursing facilities that are highly rated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and provide the highest standard of care to the elderly and infirm.

A graduate of Genesee Community College and SUNY Empire State, Bixler most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources for Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, where she managed labor relations, recruitment, and benefit and salary administration for 1,250 employees. Previous health care posts included Vice President of Human Resources at BryLin Behavioral Health System, Weinberg Campus in Getzville, United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, and Lockport Memorial Hospital.

In her new role, Bixler will oversee human resource functions for Niagara Lutheran’s affiliate The GreenFields Continuing Care Community in Lancaster, Schofield Care in Kenmore, and Lutheran Jamestown. Bixler graduated in December 2020 with a Masters of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law from Tulane University School of Law.

About Lineage Group

Lineage Group is a joint partnership by Niagara Lutheran Health System, Schofield Care, and Lutheran Jamestown to help oversee strategy and operations and create efficiencies for the three Western New York-based non-profit senior care providers. All three organizations are committed to providing high-quality care that improves the health of the populations they serve.

The full continuum of services provided by Lineage Group includes skilled nursing, certified and licensed home health care, adult day care, assisted living (including special needs and enhanced ALR), memory care, respite care, independent senior housing, outpatient rehabilitation, traumatic brain injuries, veteran’s care, hospice care, and palliative care.