Jacky Schultz, RN, MSN, CNAA, president of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD., has been named the 2017 Shining Star recipient by Montgomery Women, a nonpartisan organization in Montgomery County, MD, that encourages and inspires women to break through glass ceilings and to ensure women are fully represented in leadership positions in Montgomery County.
According to Montgomery Women officials, “The woman chosen to be the Shining Star has demonstrated she is an outstanding leader who has modeled and championed women's full participation in public life, and who has motivated others to greater accomplishments. The woman has also had a positive effect on the MC community in community and public service. The person performs above and beyond her duties in her professional and/or volunteer activities.”
“I am honored to receive this award from Montgomery Women, a group dedicated to helping all women achieve their full professional potential,” Schultz says. “There is so much talent and unrealized contributions that women can offer when given the right encouragement and the right opportunities.”
Schultz joined Suburban Hospital in September 2005 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. She came to Suburban from the Saint Barnabas Healthcare System in New Jersey, where she was a nurse executive. She has a broad range of clinical expertise achieved during more than 30 years of healthcare experience that includes an impressive record of progressive growth in nursing leadership. She served as Vice President of Patient Care Services for Irvington General Hospital from 2003 to 2005, and prior to that was Administrative Director of Patient Care Services at Monmouth Medical Center for 4 years. Prior to being named Executive Vice President and COO at Suburban, she served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Officer. Schultz was appointed president of Suburban Hospital on August 15, 2016, after serving as interim president since October 2015.
She received her BSN degree from Cornell University and her MSN degree from Seton Hall University.
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About Suburban Hospital
Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a community-based, not-for-profit hospital serving Montgomery County and the surrounding area since 1943. The hospital is a regional trauma center with centers of excellence in cardiovascular care, stroke and neurosciences, orthopedics and oncology. Suburban Hospital’s unique affiliation with the National Institutes of Health, located across the street from the hospital, has brought world-class research from the laboratory to the bedside, providing the local community with round-the-clock access to the most advanced diagnostic and treatment protocols for stroke, heart attack and other clinical conditions. http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/suburban_hospital/about_the_hospital/