New VP of Ambulatory Care
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
Jones received 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.