Claire Jones, RN, MSN has been promoted to Saint Alphonsus Health System regional neurosciences service line director. In her new role, Jones will partner with physicians and health system leadership to develop and execute strategies to support the organization’s mission and growth of the neuroscience program. Jones joined the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center nursing team in 2011. She served as the nurse manager for ICU and CICU from 2012-17. Most recently, she has been director of critical care, supporting daily operations of the hospital’s critical care units as well as expanding its critical care capacity.
Jones received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco and earned her Master’s in Nursing Administration with a minor in critical care nursing from the University of California, San Francisco. She has 32 years of experience in critical care nursing; 20 in cardiac and 12 in neurology, radiology and trauma-focused care. She began her nursing career as an assistant manager at the UCSF Medical Center before working at two other California hospitals, Dominican in Santa Cruz and Good Samaritan in San Jose.