Jo Ann Henley

  • Birmingham US-AL
Jo Ann Henley


 Doctor of Nursing Practice



Quality Initiatives

Budget Management

Staff Recruitment, Retention, and Morale

Process Improvement

Extensive knowlege of computer technology

Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Present

Nurse Instructor/Campus Simulation Manager

Fortis Institute Birmingham
  • Promote active and experiential learning with simulator ( Noelle, Meti-man and Anne manikin) for 130 Licensed Practical Nursing Students  
  • Create and offer a variety of scenerios for all staff at different levels, including  patient technicians, emergency medical technician  and registered nurses
  • Conducting formal classes and supervising clinical experiences for licensed practical nursing students
Jun 2006 - Jun 2012

Nurse Instructor/Clinical Coordinator

Virginia College
  • Conducting formal classes and supervising clinical experiences for RN students
  • Assigned to teach Fundamentals of Nursing, Pediatrics, Medical Surgical Nursing, Pharmacology and Leadership
  • Counseling and Assigning students according to their learning needs in Clinical settings
2005 - 2010

Travel Contract Nurse

Medical Staffing Network Agency
  • Perform a wide range of  critical care nursing duties to include outcome management, collection and tracking of data for patient evaluation
  • Administered critical care medications and treatments to age-specific patients  
  • Directed and performed comprehensive nursing care in critical care setting and acute care setting  
2002 - 2004

Contract Clinical Nurse

Keesler Air Force Base
  • Supervised nursing, ancillary and contract staff of 40 FTE , 500 patient visit per month  in a gastroenterology clinic 
  • Revitalizesd a poor performing unit ; with in four month of hire, assisted the medical director to improved performance to number one gastroenterology clinic in the Air Force
  • Recognized for significantly improving both patients and employee satisfaction
1990 - 2002

Army Nurse Officer

United States Army
  • Performing the nursing process in challenging roles as teamleader, preceptor, charge nurse, head nurse,etc. overseas and stateside healthcare environments
  • Manage 24hr inpatient and ambulatory departments. Supervised and trained soldiers
  • Provided strategic direction, coordination and leadership of nursing and ancillary clinical departments
  • Ensured cost-effective use of personnel and material resources, and forcased personnel resource requirement for long-range unit based program planning
  • Performed daily rounds effectively evaluating patient care, progress of individual employees, monitored nursing practices, and assisted personnel with nursing and educational requirements


Apr 1998 - Apr 2000

Master of Science in Administration

Central Michigan University
1995 - 1997

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University of Louisville

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2012 - 2014

Basic Life Support Instructor

Birmingham Regional Training Center
2012 - 2010

Advance Cardiac Life Support Instructor

Birmingham Regional Training Center
2012 - 2009

Pediatric Life Support Instructor

Birmingham Regional Training Center
1991 - 2002

Critical Care Nurse Training Certificate

Military Training Institute
1988 - 1990

Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate

Bessemer Technical College