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About Gilman Healthcare Center

Gilman Healthcare Center is a 99-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located at the crossroads of Gilman just off Interstate 57. We are committed to achieving excellence in both nursing and rehabilitative services. Our interdisciplinary approach focuses on functional outcome and successful discharges to the communities of Iroquois, Champaign, Ford, Vermilion, and Kankakee counties.

Since opening its doors in 1969, the facility has grown from a 49-bed facility to a 99-bed, 100% Medicare/Medicaid Certified facility. For over 40 years, Gilman Healthcare Center has cared for the members of our community in need of 24-hour skilled nursing care and rehabilitation, returning loved ones to their homes. In recent years it has added a beautiful, massive dining room and a state-of-the-art therapy gym.

Our mission is to promote healing and recovery for our residents. We provide safe and compassionate care in an environment that fosters independence and dignity. Come see the quality care in the heart of central Illinois. We provide safe and compassionate care in an environment that fosters independence and dignity.

Meet Our Staff

About Janelle Ditta, CDM, CFPP

I have been with Gilman Healthcare for 8 years and bring over 20 years of experience in the food service industry. I enjoy working with the elderly to provide them an overall great stay at Gilman Healthcare.

Janelle Ditta, CDM, CFPP
About Sky Hasbargen

I am very excited to be working with such a caring team of individuals. I am passionate about seniors and want to assist you or your loved ones if you need a short-term stay for therapy or require a long-term stay. I am committed to achieving our mission of setting higher standards.

Sky Hasbargen
Director of Marketing
About Susan Offill, Cert. AD, IAPA

I am a certified activity director and have been employed at Gilman Healthcare Center for 24 years. I feel blessed as I am part of a team that strives to provide the best quality of life to the residents and families that we have the privilege to care for. My team provides and empowers the residents in meeting their spiritual as well as physical needs. I also plan special events for families and residents that keep us connected within the community.

Susan Offill, Cert. AD, IAPA
Activity Director
About Holly Zirkle

I have worked at Gilman Healthcare for 7 years. I am the first person that will greet you as you enter our facility and am willing to help in any way I can.

Holly Zirkle
Administrative Assistant
About Amber Ferguson

I have worked at Gilman for 35 years. I work in the restorative department and help in various other areas in the nursing department. We are trying to make a positive change to better the facility and for our resident and families. I am proud to be part of a team who strives to succeed.

Amber Ferguson
Certified Restorative Aid
About Jim Hoy

I have been with Gilman Healthcare for 16 years. I enjoy helping the residents, families, and staff to improve the quality of life during their stay.

Jim Hoy
Environmental Services Director
About Shirley Verkler, RN

Shirley Verkler, RN
Wound Nurse
About Reela Garcia

Love working here at Gilman Healthcare! Come see me in the Business office for any questions you may have.

Reela Garcia
Business Office Assistant
About Julie Bell, QIDP

Juli has joined our team as our QIDP and is overseeing the CrossRoads Unit which helps Intellectually Disabled individuals with their short-term stay.

Julie Bell, QIDP
Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional
About Angie Everette

I have been at Gilman Healthcare since 2015 when I started my Social Work Masters internship. I started my career here in Activities and was promoted as the Director of Social Services. It is my strong belief that our residents deserve respect and the best we can give them. I try to strive for this every day and love my job! Please feel free to contact me at any time to discuss your loved one’s care here.

Angie Everette
Director of Social Services
About Trina Weseman, LPN

Trina Weseman, LPN
About Sharie Riggs

Sharie Riggs
Business Office Consultant
About Tanya Geiger

Tanya Geiger
Housekeeping Supervisor
About Tina Ferguson

Tina Ferguson
MDS Coordinator
About Janet Wilkins

Janet Wilkins
Dietary Manager


We are always seeking talented and dedicated professionals to become part of our caregiver team. We are looking for qualified individuals who will share in our commitment to excellent care in a warm, friendly, and caring environment.

Do you have the qualities it takes to make a difference in the lives of our residents? If so, we would like to hear from you.

You can view Gilman’s current openings below.  To apply, please download and print the application below.


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To apply please download and print the application using the following link: DOWNLOAD PDF. You are welcome to fax your completed application to Gilman Healthcare Center at 815-265-7208 or you can visit our Welcome Desk at 1390 S. Crescent St. Gilman, IL 60938.

Don't see a position you're interested in? Send us your resume and we'll keep it on file for future openings.