Jill Taylor, Chief Nursing Officer
Jill Taylor is responsible for all Nursing and Rehabilitation Services provided throughout the facility.This includes Acute Adult Services, Acute Pediatric and Neonatal Services, Maternal Services and Cancer Care Services. Perioperative nursing functions in collaboration with all Nursing Services in the facility. In addition to Nursing Services, Ms. Taylor directs Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Audiology. Ms. Taylor began her career in the Army. Since then, she worked in California and Wisconsin and returned to Colorado in 1999, when she began her employment here at Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center. She worked in Pediatric Nursing including working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner followed by Pediatric ICU and Pediatric unit staff nurse positions. She then moved into Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nursing Director, Nursing Supervisor and Chief Nursing Officer positions. Ms. Taylor serves on the HealthOne Institutional Review Board to protect human subjects in research while promoting research to advance the body of knowledge in nursing, medicine and all fields of health care. She also serves on the Program Committee for the Colorado Chapter of the March of Dimes. She has been named a finalist for the Nightingale Award for Nursing in Colorado.This award recognizes excellence in human caring and is the most prestigious nursing award in Colorado. Ms. Taylor not only focuses on the patients at P/SL and the RMHC but, in the past, has spent her vacation time volunteering in underprivileged countries and communities. "Her level of honest compassion and support of the human spirit transcends her everyday work here," says Mimi Roberson, President and CEO. Ms. Taylor has a 22-year-old son who is a senior at Colorado State University, studying Mechanical Engineering. She and her partner, Bob Cartmell, enjoy traveling and cheering on the Broncos, Nuggets and Rockies. Ms. Taylor also enjoys knitting and walking with her Australian Shepherd, Sophie.