As a part of RCA at Danvers, you will be joining the forefront of the battle against addiction and directly contribute to our efforts to bring high quality, affordable addiction treatment to Massachusetts.

RCA at Danvers opened in 2016 and was the fourth RCA treatment facility to open. Since then, it has gone through an extensive process of improvements and we think the results speak for themselves. RCA at Danvers has grown into a beautiful, state of the art facility filled with innovative treatments and compassionate addiction treatment professionals. It sports one of the best employee engagement scores in all of RCA.



One of the keys to the success for RCA at Danvers is great management. Its management team has a proven track record of high quality addiction treatment. At RCA, we believe that strong leadership isn’t just great for the company, it’s also an opportunity to learn from the best and grow as a professional.

Chief Executive Officer
Laura Ames

Laura Ames, CEO

Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Patient Education, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Chief Medical Officer
Heidi Ginter, MD

Heidi Ginter, MD - Chief Medical Officer

Graduated from Yale University and earned her doctorate at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Director of Outpatient
Jonathan Hall

Jonathan Hall, Director of Outpatient Services

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC-1) with a master’s degree in healthcare management from Cambridge College

Director of Nursing
Janine Gilchrist

Janine Gilchrist, Director of Nursing

Former Senior Director of Nursing Services, Regional Clinical & Quality Outcomes Manager, Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Manager, and Regional Discharge Manager

Executive Director
Eli Naparstek

Eli Naparstek, Executive Director

Graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, alongside of a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Hartford


Click on any department to learn more about their function at Recovery Centers of America – Danvers.


I’ve never worked in a place where all employees are there for the same reason- the patients. I love getting to know each patient and watching them transform over 28 days! The management helps as much as they can and are very easy to talk to.
Danvers is a great place to work!”

LPN Staff Nurse @ Danvers, MA

RCA at Danvers has a great team. The staff all work well together & are very helpful. They provide an excellent orientation program for new employees. Very pleasant environment. The salary & benefits are very competitive in comparison to other health care organizations.”

Director of Nursing @ Danvers, MA

People are on a mission here and it is wonderful to work with so many who correctly look at this as more than a job because it is! Incredible resources and innovation! Many motivated, hard working peers. We really ARE saving lives! Culture is serious but also casual and many here make themselves available 24/7. There is a tremendous effort to lead with respect for patients that is all too lacking still at so many other places.”

Employee @ Danvers, MA