Accomplished nurse and healthcare leader brings more than 25 years of experience to CTCA Leadership Team
CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has named Jacklynn Lesniak, MS, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer and senior vice president of patient care services. Lesniak has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and is a strong and visionary leader who will be responsible for growth and development of the nursing program at CTCA. She will also facilitate the design and implementation of patient care delivery, recommend strategies to improve services, and continue to execute the standards set forth for Magnet Recognized® hospitals.
"We are excited to welcome Jacklynn to CTCA," said Scott Jones, CEO and president of CTCA at Midwestern. "Jacklynn has a proven track record for building strong teams who work together to enhance the patient experience. The depth of knowledge and deep commitment Jacklynn brings to CTCA make her an excellent fit for our innovative environment."
Prior to joining CTCA, Lesniak led UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center, a community-based medical center affiliated with UW-Health as Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Additionally, she previously served as Vice President of Clinical Services for The Heart Hospital of Milwaukee.
"I am honored and humbled to contribute to the fully integrative and patient-centered approach to care at CTCA," said Jacklynn Lesniak. "CTCA sets itself apart with a culture of clinical excellence, high-quality patient care and interdisciplinary collaboration. I am excited to continue to grow and develop the clinical excellence at a Magnet Recognized® hospital."
Lesniak earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Illinois Wesleyan University and her Masters of Science in Management from National Lewis University. She holds certifications in ACHE Leadership Development, Patient Experience Design and Lean Six Sigma. She is also a member of multiple professional organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Organization of Nursing Executives and the American Association of Critical Care Nursing.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA offers a comprehensive, fully integrated approach to cancer treatment and serves patients from all 50 states at facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.