[Marie] Kim Jordan

Sr. Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Kim Jordan, RN is the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, for Lehigh Valley Health Network. She is a member of the senior management group of LVHN, with authority and accountability for the operational leadership and management of patient care services. She serves as the system’s Chief Nursing Officer of 1838 beds across 8 network sites. In this role, she provides leadership to create and sustain an environment which attracts and retains employees committed to continuous improvement in quality care, patient safety and customer service. She instills and promotes the vision, mission and values of the Network, and assures the standards of care for each clinical and support area of responsibility are maintained. She fosters collaborative research activities to enhance patient care outcomes and contribute to the body of healthcare and nursing knowledge. In November, Kim was appointed as Chair of the Peggy Fleming Nursing Endowment Fund. Kim completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP), holds a Masters in Health Administration, and is board-certified as a Nurse Executive by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She achieved a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt through the Institute of Industrial Engineers and more recently, she completed a Nursing Executive Fellowship with the GE Health Management Academy. Prior to becoming CNO, Kim’s 30 years of experience includes a broad range of nursing activities, from bedside nursing in a surgical intensive care unit and managing service lines areas of neurology and orthopedics, to more advanced leadership of entire divisions of units and oversight of an entire campus’s inpatient nursing. She has presented orally on a national basis, been published several times, and holds both national and local memberships in professional nursing organizations.