Faith M. Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, began her health care career in the U.S. Navy nearly 30 years ago. She has worked in a variety of roles in clinical practice, education, management, administration, consulting, and health care compliance. Her knowledge and experience span various settings including ambulance, clinics, hospitals, home care and long-term care with a focus on rural health. In her leadership roles, Jones has been responsible for the operational leadership of all clinical functions, including multiple nursing specialties, pharmacy, laboratory, imaging, nutrition and therapies, as well as administrative functions related to quality management, case management, medical staff credentialing, staff education, and corporate compliance. In her role as director of care coordination and lean consulting at HealthTechS3, she implements care-coordination programs focusing on the Medicare population and teaches care coordination concepts nationally.
Jones received her initial nursing degree from Ventura College, a BSN degree from the University of Wyoming, and her master’s degree in nursing administration and education from the University of Phoenix. She is also a member of the ANA-PAC Leadership Society, which recognizes nurses who are pinnacles of political activism. Jones is designated as a Nurse Executive Advanced-Board Certified (NEA-BC) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and currently holds certifications as a LEAN Instructor and Green Belt in Healthcare from LEAN Healthcare West.
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