Jessica Martin-Whitley Takes New Position at VNA & Blue Water Hospice

Visiting Nurse Association and Blue Water Hospice has a new Vice President of Clinical Operations & Chief Operating Officer. Jessica Martin-Whitley, RN, BSN was appointed this week.

Martin-Whitley had been Director of Hospice with the agency since 2018, and her leadership helped achieve improved satisfaction scores and national ranking along with successfully achieving accreditations and completing regulatory surveys.

Angela DeLaere, President and CEO of VNA and Blue Water Hospice said Martin-Whitley’s passion for veterans was evident when she partnered with Quilts of Valor to present quilts to veterans under the care of VNA and Blue Water Hospice.

 “We are fortunate to have her on our leadership team,” said DeLaere. 

Martin-Whitley will use her experience as a leader at the organization along with her knowledge as an instructor at North Central Michigan College and Baker College in this new role.

Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand