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Ruth Clark Jagodzinski

Ruth Clark Jagodzinski was American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, Nevada, New York. Recipient Community Service award Alcohol Program Southern Nevada, 1978, Service award We Care Foundation, 1989.

Background

Jagodzinski, Ruth Clark was born on February 24, 1938 in New York City. Daughter of John Kirkland and Ruth Fishwick Clark.

Education

Diploma, Roosevelt Hospital School Nursing, 1959.

Career

Head nurse drug/alcohol detox Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1973-1975. Program coordinator careunit North Las Vegas (Nevada) Hospital, 1975-1977. Co-owner, administrator Sunrise Home Health, Las Vegas, 1983-1989.

Director personnel PRN Home Health, 1990-1991. Director home health services Medical Personnel Pool, 1990-1992. Director professional service Olsten Kimberly Quality Care, 1992-1995.

Administrator Valley Home Health, 1995-1997. Regional director operations Integrated Health Management Services, Brunswick, Georgia, 1997-1998. Independent consultant, 1998-1999.

Intake manager Gentiva Health Services (formerly Olsten Health Services), Las Vegas, 1999—2002, retired, 2002. Member Nevada State Certified Board Substance Abuse Counselors and Program Administrators, 1976-1986, 90-97, president, 1980-1986.

Membership

Member Nevada Governor's Advisory Board for Alcohol and Drugs. Board directors We Care Foundation, since 1974. Trustee Community Referral Superior vena cava syndrome, 1975-1980.

Board directors Alcohol Program Southern Nevada, 1975-1985. Member In-Home Care Superior vena cava syndrome Clark County,1978-1983. Board directors Southern Nevada Girls Clubs, 1984-1986.

Member of advisory board Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas, 1977-1989. Chairman nursing subcommittee professional ednn. division Southern Nevada chapter American Cancer Society, 1989-1990, member Nevada Board Committee on Occupational Excellence, 1989-1990. Member Home Health Care Assns.

Nevada (vice president 1984-1986, 94-95, president 1995-1998).

Connections

Married Thomas John Jagodzinski, November 1962 (divorced 1974). Children: Christine Ruth, James Clark.