JNP Announces Appointment of President Kim Howard

ORLANDO, Fla., May 8, 2024 — Jackson Nurse Professionals, a leading provider in the healthcare staffing industry, today announced it has appointed Kim Howard as company president.

Howard brings a wealth of experience and expertise in healthcare staffing and workforce solutions to her new role, having dedicated her career to helping ensure client needs are met with the right blend of highly qualified clinicians placed when and where they’re needed to help ensure quality care and positive patient outcomes. With more than 20 years in the market, she has worked in a wide range of leadership roles – including those in client services, sales and business development, and managed service provider (MSP) programs – at some of the largest firms in the healthcare staffing industry.

Prior to joining Jackson Nurse Professionals, Howard was chief client officer at Nomad Healthcare, a leader in the marketplace technology space in allied and travel nurse staffing – and a two year (2022 and 2023)  recipient of Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Global Power 150 Women in Staffing” honor , which recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the workforce ecosystem.

“Kim Howard is exceptionally talented with a proven track record in the healthcare market, deep expertise in nurse staffing strategy and operations, and a keen understanding and approach to partnering with clients to help them achieve their goals,” says Scott L’Heureux, group president of nurse and allied health for Jackson Healthcare®, the parent company of Jackson Nurse Professionals. “As a servant leader, she is well aligned with our culture and mission of improving the delivery of patient care and the lives of everyone we touch, and we are very pleased to welcome her to the business.”

Adds Howard, “I’m delighted to join Jackson Nurse Professionals and its tremendously talented team. The company’s mission deeply connects with my own passion for nurse staffing – delivering caring moments and hopeful prognoses for patients, rewarding experiences for clinicians, and partnerships with clients based on trust and delivery. I look forward to being part of this next chapter of the company’s growth journey and the impact it has in communities across the country.”

About Jackson Nurse Professionals

As one of the premier nurse staffing firms, Jackson Nurse Professionals provides world-class travel nurse solutions to thousands of healthcare facilities across the country, while connecting the brightest nurse professionals with the placements and career opportunities they desire. Powered by a national talent pool of Joint Commission Compliant Registered Nurses who adapt quickly to new environments and technologies while integrating easily with established teams, Jackson Nurse Professionals helps ensure highly skilled, compassionate nurses are available to deliver quality patient care in client environments, helping prevent staffing shortages and alleviate burnout. Whether you’re a seasoned travel nurse seeking your next assignment or you’re ready to dive into the dynamic world of travel nursing for the first time, our comprehensive job search portal is your gateway to exciting positions across the country. Connect with us today and take the first step toward fulfilling your next travel nursing adventure! Jackson Nurse Professionals is part of the Jackson Healthcare® family of companies. Learn more by following us on LinkedInFacebookInstagram and Twitter.


For More Information, Contact:  

Stefan Burnett – sburnett@jacksonnursing.com


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