Jessica Jordan

Jessica L. Jordan

MS, BSN, RN, CIC, NEA-BC (Retired), Wharton Nurse Executive Fellow
Consultant

Background


  • Over 41 years of experience in health care 
  • Expertise in health care leadership, education, and infection control & prevention

Ms. Jessica Jordan is a consultant for Joint Commission International. She has a background in Nursing, Education and Infection Control and Prevention. She has served in various management and leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibility in the acute care hospital setting. Her expertise is in evaluating and continually improving patient care processes to reduce patient harm and improve patient outcomes.

Ms. Jordan has vast experience in all stages of project management within a health care setting. She served as a volunteer for the American International Health Alliance over a period of 12 years where she led sustainable partnership projects in Russia, Azerbaijan, and Kosovo with a focus on health care provider education, quality improvement, and infection prevention

Professional Experience


  • Vice President Patient Care Services/ Chief Nursing Officer, ValleyCare Health System, CA, USA
  • Director, Adult Inpatient Nursing Services, ValleyCare Health System, CA, USA
  • Director, Education/ Emergency Preparedness/ Infection Control and Prevention, ValleyCare Health System, CA, USA
  • Team Leader, Telemetry Care Unit , Palomar Medical Center,  CA, USA 
  • Clinical Instructor, Albany Medical Center School of Nursing, Albany, NY, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications


  • Association of California Nurse Leaders 
  • Association of Practitioners in Infection Control and Prevention 
  • Certified in Infection Control (CIC)
  • Chabot College Nursing Program Steering Committee
  • Holy Names University Community of Interest Board
  • Nurse Executive, Advanced Board Certified (NEA-BC), Retired
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, Nu XI Chapter

Education


  • Wharton Nurse Executive Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Hospital Infection Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Master of Science in Education, California State University East Bay, San Francisco, CA, USA 
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA