Redmond Regional Medical Center announces Stephanie Jones as Chief Nursing Officer. In her role, Jones will oversee operations of assigned clinical and non-clinical departments, ensuring that patient-care, clinical, and regulatory standards are met.
Jones holds a Doctor of nursing practice degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Master of Science degree in nursing administration from the University of West Georgia. Jones has remained board-certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center in nursing administration since 2003. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and will become eligible for the Board of Governors exam in 2017.
Most recently, Jones held the position of associate chief nursing officer at Eastside Medical Center in Snellville. Prior to this position, Jones served in a variety of roles at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Before joining Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) in 2007, she began her career in healthcare in 1989 with Adventist Health Systems. During her 12 years with HCA and subsequent years with Adventist Health Systems, Jones has served in numerous clinical and leadership roles. The primary areas of her clinical expertise include: critical care, clinical decisions unit/observation, outpatient surgery, oncology, medical-surgical nursing, behavioral health and perinatal services. Additionally, she has an extensive leadership background having served as a nurse director, nursing supervisor, market director of care coordination and case management, nursing administrator of outcomes and metrics/vp of quality, and associate chief nursing officer.
“We’re very excited to welcome Stephanie back home to our Redmond family,” said John Quinlivan, chief executive officer at Redmond Regional Medical Center. “She is clinically savvy and has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to excellence in all of her previous roles. Stephanie is perfectly prepared to lead us as we continually strive to improve the quality of care we provide.”
Jones, her husband Maurice, and their 13-year-old daughter Brooke currently reside in Adairsville.
“I already love Redmond and am very excited to return to this close-knit work family,” said Jones. “In the healthcare community, Redmond is known for quality outcomes and a positive, supportive staff. I’m honored to be joining this great team once again. Furthering Redmond’s tradition of quality care and maintaining a high standard of excellence is what I look forward to most upon returning to Redmond.”