Bethesda, Md., (December 2, 2011) – Suburban Hospital Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer Jacqueline Schultz of Bethesda was recently named a recipient of the Excellence in Nursing Awards by Washingtonian Magazine.
For the first time, Washingtonian Magazine honored registered nurses who go above and beyond the call of duty to protect, preserve, and enhance the well-being of their patients and the community. Candidates were selected from both hospitals and community-health programs by a committee of nurses in the Washington, DC area.
Schultz, who has more than 30 years of health-care experience, joined Suburban Hospital in September 2005 as senior vice president of patient care services. From 2009 to 2011 she led Suburban Hospital’s Office of Operations as senior vice president of clinical operations and maintained the role of chief nursing officer. Recently named executive vice president and chief operating officer, Schultz oversees both clinical and nonclinical areas of the hospital and has played a significant role inSuburban Hospital’s advances in patient care.
Schultz and the other winners of the Excellence in Nursing award are featured in the December issue of Washingtonian Magazine.
About Suburban Hospital
Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, that has served Montgomery County and the surrounding area for more than 65 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health.