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Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett Names Jacquelyn Whobrey, MSN, RN, CMSRN, NEA-BC, as its Chief Nursing Officer

Aug 6, 2020

Memphis, TENN., ― Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett appoints Jacquelyn Whobrey, MSN, RN, CMSRN, NEA-BC, as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Whobrey brings extensive healthcare leadership experience, and a sharp focus on patient-centered care and performance improvement.

jacquelyn-whobreyWhobrey is an innovative and strategic leader with a reputation for relationship building and nursing practice excellence. She comes to SFH-Bartlett from Community Health Network in Kokomo, IN, where she was the Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Executive. She has demonstrated success in reducing hospital acquired infections, improving other quality metrics and employee engagement scores.  Known for her focus on a strong culture of safety, she has led the charge for successful Joint Commission surveys, and implemented effective programs centering on fall and readmission reduction. She has worked in leadership roles in both critical care and medical/surgical units.

“Jacquelyn earned this opportunity based on her excellent track record of achieving stellar results throughout her nursing career,” said chief executive officer, Chris Locke. “We look forward to her leadership to help ensure the continued level of excellence in our nursing care that our community has come to know and expect.”

Whobrey holds an MS in Nursing Administration and a BS in Nursing from Indiana Purdue University. In addition to her RN, she is a Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN), and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and Nurse Executive Advanced Certification (NEA-BC). She is a member of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, Indiana Organization of Nursing Leadership, American College of Healthcare Executives, American Medical Surgical Academy and American Nurses Association.

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