HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Charkes Nesbitt as the new Executive Director, Clinical Integration & Care Transitions for JPS Health Network.
After an extensive national search, Charkes Nesbitt was selected to be the strategic leader for all Case Management, inpatient & outpatient, programs supporting the transition from a fee-for-service, volume-based care delivery system to a value-based care model with a particular focus on JPS Connect patients and across multiple payors such as Medicaid, Medicare, and Medicare Advantage.
Our sincere congratulations to Charkes Nesbitt and JPS Health Network!
Charkes comes to JPS from WellMed Medical Management, an Optum company in Houston, Texas. Prior to WellMed, Charkes was with Jackson Health System in Miami, Florida, a 6-hospital, a clinically integrated health system with over 2,100 beds for 6 years in multiple progressive leadership roles.
Ms. Nesbitt is an advanced practice nurse and case management leader dedicated to developing and operating comprehensive case management programs that improve utilization of resources, care coordination, as well as transitions and quality of care. Charkes has a Bachelors in Science, Nursing from Bethune-Cookman and a Master of Science in Registered Nursing (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner) from the University of Florida with supporting certification in Case Management from the Commission of Case Managers.
JPS Health Network is a $1B, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. This is award winning network anchored by John Peter Smith Hospital, which is a 578-bed acute care in Fort Worth, Texas. JPS has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Tarrant County and the county’s only psychiatric emergency services site. JPS is also a certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited American College of Surgery Cancer Center. JPS has a Level lll Neonatal Intensive Care Center (NICU). JPS Health Network was named the best hospital in the United States in 2020, according to a new hospital evaluating system unveiled by Washington Monthly Magazine. Ranking near the top of every category, it out-scored the most prestigious healthcare organizations in America.
HARTZ Search is a proud partner of JPS Health Network. We look forward to following the continued success of both Charkes Nesbitt, the new Executive Director, Clinical Integration & Care Transitions and JPS Health Network!