Jerry Mansfield, PhD, RN

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    Jerry Mansfield

Executive Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Patient Experience Officer

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

Responsible to the Medical University of South Carolina Health Chief Executive Officer and serves as a member of the MUSC Health executive team. Accountable for the practice of nursing and executive oversight of initiatives to enhance the patient experience. Ensures consistency in the standards of nursing practice across the enterprise. Creates environments in which collaboration is valued and excellence in clinical care, education and research is promoted and achieved. Ensures the vision and the advancement of the profession of nursing for MUSC Health; responsible for strategic planning to standardize, develop, and ensure the appropriate translation of evidence-based care that is incorporated into daily practice  throughout the enterprise to attain corporate goals. Responsible to create a visionary platform for patient experience to impact patients and families across the continuum of care.

Received his diploma in nursing from Saint Vincent Hospital School of Nursing, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Xavier University, a master’s degree in nursing administration and a PhD in public health from The Ohio State University. At OSU Wexner Medical Center (Columbus, OH), Mansfield was appointed the first Chief Nursing Officer at University Hospital East, the first corporate Administrator, Health System Nursing Services for quality, research and evidence-based practice, the first Chief Nursing Officer for Ambulatory Services and most recently, served four years as the Chief Nursing Officer for University Hospital and the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital - both of which achieved their third Magnet Redesignation, February 2015. Mansfield holds appointments as Associate Professor of Nursing (College of Nursing) and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences (College of Medicine) at the Medical University of South Carolina.  He is the President of the RWJF-ENF Alumni Association and also holds an appointment as Member, National Advisory Committee of the RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars Program.