Chief Compliance Officer
Janet, as a nursing consultant, mentors the nursing staff and assists in training and education of the nursing staff and clinical staff.
Janet has been a Nurse Consultant for Healing Springs to help with the opening and the Joint Commission Certification. She has vast experience with Mental Health regulatory bodies in Texas and the Joint Commission. She strives to keep up with all of the regulations and laws associated with Mental Health at all levels of care both inpatient, outpatient, and residential.
Janet has been licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Texas for 45 years. She has been an Advanced Practice Nurse in Psych-Mental Health Nursing for 23 years. Janet was one of only 300 Advanced Practice Nurses in Mental Health Nursing in the State of Texas when she received her Master’s Degree in 1995. Her experience in both acute care at all levels of mental health as well as PHP and IOP outpatient programs and residential. Janet worked at the Wichita Falls State Hospital for 9 years where she was the Nurse Manager of the Medical-Surgical Unit as well as an admission unit. She was the Chief Clinical Officer at Charter Hospital Dallas. Janet has also been Director of Nurses at Kindred Hospital Dallas and Texhoma Behavioral Health in Sherman. She has worked at the Cedars in DeSoto as Director of Nursing, Timberlawn as Clinical Manager, and UT Southwestern Zale LIpshy as Nurse Manager of the Behavioral Unit. She has worked with addiction patients throughout her career starting with the Emergency Room 45 years ago.
Janet is a full-time Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Texas Arlington as well as adjunct faculty at Texas Woman’s University. She really enjoys teaching nursing students and contributing to the education of future Registered Nurses in Texas.
In her free time, she enjoys playing with her 3 great-grandchildren and cruising with her husband of 50 years.