Christy D. Jordan, Esq.
Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel
Christy D. Jordan joined Southeast Georgia Health System in 2012 as Staff
Attorney, served as the Director of Risk Management and Assistant General
Counsel from 2012-2014 and was the Vice President, General Counsel/Government
Relations for four years prior to her appointment as Chief Operating Officer
& General Counsel. In that role, she provides leadership in the implementation
of the Health System’s strategic initiatives, provides legal advice
to Health System management and its Boards, oversees the Legal, Compliance,
Risk Management, Patient Experience and Business Planning & Development
departments and provides operational leadership for the vice presidents
of ancillary clinical services, general support services and the Camden Campus.
Prior to joining the Health System, Ms. Jordan was in private practice
for eight years with nationally recognized health law practices, most
recently with Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP. She has represented hospitals
and health systems, hospice and long-term care providers, home health
agencies, durable medical equipment suppliers, physician groups, private
investors and other institutions that invest in or support the healthcare
industry. Ms. Jordan is also licensed as a registered nurse, a background
that gives her a unique perspective and understanding of health care legal
and operational issues.
Ms. Jordan was named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s “Legal Elite”
for Healthcare Law in 2017 and to the Becker’s Hospital Review 50
Healthcare Leaders Under 40 in 2016. She has served as President of the
Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys and is currently on the Executive
Committee of the State Bar of Georgia’s Health Law Section. She
is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American
Health Lawyers Association and the Georgia State Bar and participated
in the Leadership Southeast Georgia program in 2017. Ms. Jordan is also
an Emeritus Board Member of Hospice of the Golden Isles and is a frequent
speaker to community and legal groups on health care issues. Ms. Jordan
received her undergraduate degree from the Medical College of Georgia
and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law.