Elmcrest Care Center
3111 Santa Anita Ave.
El Monte, CA 91733

626 443-0218

Our Leadership Team

Karen Pagela, BSN, RN
Center Executive Director

Karen has 21 years of extensive experience as a Registered Nurse, Director of Nursing and Administrator with impeccable knowledge in Skilled Nursing Facility operations and Healthcare Management. Under Karen's guidance and supervision, Elmcrest Care Center successfully passed DHS surveys and maintained above-par standards. She has been working with the same company for the past 17 years rising through the ranks from Charge Nurse, MDS Coordinator, Case Manager, Director of Nursing to Administrator. Karen has sincere concern for the well being of the residents, a keen attention to details, and a strong understanding of employee relations.

Nida P. Martinez, BSN, RN
Center Nurse Executive

Nida has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2002. As a Registered Nurse since 1995, she grew up in the company starting off as a Charge Nurse, Director of Staff Development, Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and now as DON/Center Nurse Executive. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing at Virgen Milagrosa University, Pangasinan, Philippines. Nida exhibits passion for ensuring the highest standards in providing quality of care to all.

Rosalie Lomibao
Director of Admissions

Rosalie has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2012. She began her career in Food & Nutrition in 2007. Her love for Geriatric population and the home-like environment of a SNF has driven her to pursue a career at Elmcrest Care. Over the years, she established an excellent relationship with both patients and family. She is well- rounded, hardworking and loyal to the community. She now enjoys her role as Admissions Director and look forward to continue to grow and service the community. Rosalie enjoys hiking, biking, and other outdoor during her spare time.

Larry J. Taylor II, OTR/L
Director of Rehabilitation

Larry started in rehabilitation over 16 years ago and has worked in many areas of patient care from Psychiatrics to trauma in the acute care hospitals from pediatrics to adults. Larry is a USMC veteran and is a graduate of University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy 2002. Larry has helped run rehab departments for the last 10 years in charge of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy. He has participated in many committees for patient care and improvement/utilization. He is certified by CA Board of Occupational Therapy in Modalities and is recognized by the NBCOT specializing in Geriatrics as well as being a member of AOTA. Larry has been a part of the Genesis Rehab Services leadership team since 2014 and as the Rehab Director of Elmcrest Care Center since 2017.