2016 Quality and Corporate Compliance

2016 Quality and Corporate Compliance

Introducing Jackie Vance

Charles E. Smith Life Communities welcomes “The Real Nurse Jackie” as vice president, Quality and Corporate Compliance

Jackie Vance 2016Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) is pleased to welcome veteran nurse and healthcare executive Jacqueline (Jackie) Vance as vice president, Quality and Corporate Compliance. 

Vance is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight on the development and implementation of risk management, corporate compliance, quality assurance programs, and training on the CESLC campus to assure the highest degree of quality resident care and safety in accordance with federal and state regulations. 

“The quality of care and services at Hebrew Home and Landow House is beyond impressive and so very important when caring for this population,” Vance said. “I look forward to helping those who serve older adults achieve an even greater sense of purpose and fulfillment.”

“In addition to her professional expertise, Jackie impressed the interviewing committee with her passion for our mission and commitment to our organizational values,” said Bruce Lederman, senior vice president and chief operating officer at CESLC.

Vance is a board-certified Gerontological Registered Nurse, a board-certified Infection Preventionist, and is a certified director of nursing in long-term care.

“All my skills and experience can be brought to this position,” explained Vance. “I feel like I was led here, almost through divine intervention. Everything’s the right fit. Plus, I have the opportunity to perform a Mitzvah every day. What’s not to love about that!?”

Prior to joining CESLC, Vance was director of Clinical Education at SAVA Senior Care. She also has served as director of Clinical Affairs at AMDA, The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, and as a skilled nursing facility’s director of Nursing. She has published numerous articles in professional journals, presented at national conferences, and authors a blog, “The Real Nurse Jackie,” published by McKnight’s Long Term Care News.  



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