Title: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Complaint Investigator
Company: The State of Tennessee
Location: Lebanon, Tennessee, United States
Lesley McDonald-Jacobson, Complaint Investigator for Long Term Care Facilities, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership in neuro nursing.
Always enamored with the idea of helping others, Ms. McDonald-Jacobson would spend time as a child playing the role of nurse and received encouragement from her parents. She professionally pursued her dream by graduating in nursing from the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and completing coursework in neurosciences at the Montreal Neurological Hospital. Ms. McDonald-Jacobson then earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Winnipeg as well as a Master of Science from Johns Hopkins University and is an RN in Maryland, Wisconsin, Illinois, Tennessee and holds certification as a neuroscience RN under the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Ms. McDonald-Jacobson holds membership with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and, as a testament to her success, has been featured in the 51st edition of Who’s Who in America, the 25th edition of Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and the 20th edition of Who’s Who of American Women.
Over the course of her career, Ms. McDonald-Jacobson has held numerous roles including neuro clinical nurse specialist at Madison General Hospital in Wisconsin, St. Anthony Medical Center, and Nashville Memorial Hospital. She has been a neuro charge nurse, Vanderbilt-Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, and an infection control preventionist at Hendersonville Medical Center. Ms. McDonald-Jacobson considers the highlights of her career to be working with staff to help them develop their skills as well as helping patients recover from their maladies. Ms. McDonald-Jacobson plans to continue her work as a complaint investigator for long-term care facilities with the state of Tennessee and is grateful for the time she has spent as a nurse.
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