Michael Jones is responsible for assessing healthcare organizational readiness for licensing, certification, accreditation, and regulatory compliance specifically related to the Environment of Care, Life Safety and Emergency Management requirements. He assists organizations with survey preparation, educational needs, post survey activities, follow-up, patient safety strategies and quality improvement initiatives.
Mike has more than 17 years of experience and expertise in Physical Environment/ Environment of Care, Life Safety and Emergency Management and is well-versed in CMS, Joint Commission, DNV, CIHQ, AAAHC, NFPA, OSHA, EPA, and DOT codes and standards.
Mike has served in multiple leadership roles throughout his career. Working in a variety of Hospitals and associated offsite Emergency Departments, Ambulatory Surgical Centers and Clinics, he conducted internal accreditation audits for Life Safety, Environment of Care and Emergency Management, provided direction & assistance to all levels of leadership in the development & application of life safety, employee safety, environmental protection and emergency management programs, and developed and implemented standardized Life Safety policies, procedures and permit forms for multiple Acute Care Hospitals.
Mike is also currently a Life Safety Surveyor for AAAHC