MLH names corporate director of Infection Prevention

Published On 11/09/2012

Jackie Morton, RN, BSN, CIC, has joined Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare as corporate director of Infection Prevention. Her responsibilities include providing operational and strategic leadership for Infection Prevention and implementing an integrated system-wide approach to infection control and prevention to increase patient satisfaction and improve clinical outcomes.

"We're excited to have Jackie join our leadership team," said Chief Nurse Executive Nikki Polis, Ph.D., RN. "Her experience and leadership skills will be an asset to our organization and strengthen our commitment to providing our patients and their families with exceptional, high-quality care."

Jackie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Memphis and is a graduate of the Methodist School of Nursing. She earned her Certified Infection Control nurse designation from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.

Prior to joining Methodist, Jackie held several positions at the Regional Medical Center, most recently serving as manager of Infection Prevention and Control.

She is a member of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and president-elect of its Memphis chapter.