January 11, 2011
Parrish Medical Center welcomes Kenneth Jones, MHA, MBA, as the new vice
president of Ambulatory Care. Jones oversees perioperative services, including the operating
room wing (which includes pre- and post-op), and special procedures area. He
will also be responsible for planning, organizing and directing PMC’s ambulatory
care centers and strategy, provides operational oversight and patient care
coordination in preparation for healthcare reform.
his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Florida A&M University in
Tallahassee, Fla., and his Master of Healthcare Administration / Master of
Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of
Management in Minneapolis, Minn.
Jones most recent position was with St.
Vincent’s Healthcare, Jacksonville, Fla., as director of neuroscience,
orthopedics, and surgical services, as well as interim CEO (under a management
contract through St. Vincent’s Healthcare) of Charlton Memorial Hospital,
Folkston, Ga. Prior to that he was the administrator for the Duke University
Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center in Durham, N.C.
Jones has also
earned Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. He is married and has one son.