LIMA — Mercy Health-St. Rita’s has a new chief clinical officer and chief operating officer.
Dr. Matt Owens, the former chief medical officer for Mercy Health Physicians and the critically integrated network in Lima, was named chief clinical officer Jan. 6, Mercy Health announced on Friday. Owens joined the St. Rita’s medical staff in 2009.
And Jill Jacobs was named chief operating officer for the hospital on Jan. 6. Jacobs also spent the last 10 years with Mercy Health Physicians in Lima, most recently as director of physician management. She was a surgical nurse for St. Rita’s Medical Center and director of cardiovascular services for Blanchard Valley Health System prior.
Leadership changes also include Amber Washington, who is now vice president of support services for the hospital.
Washington started as an administrative fellow with the hospital in 2015 and was most recently the executive director of ancillary services.