Marcus Jackson, FACHE, has been named chief operating officer for Medical City Las Colinas, starting June 1.
“Marcus has a proven record of operational leadership and a strong commitment to patient-centered care that will benefit patients from Irving, Las Colinas, and surrounding communities,” says Jessica O’Neal, FACHE, CEO at Medical City Las Colinas. “He brings a wealth of knowledge to our comprehensive facility and we look forward to his strategic leadership as we continue to expand our services.”
Jackson began his healthcare career as a respiratory therapist and since then, has served in progressive leadership roles including respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary director. Jackson most recently served as vice president of operations and co-ethics compliance officer at Medical City Arlington since 2017. During his tenure, he held executive oversight and decision-making responsibilities for several major capital improvement projects, including the grand opening of Medical City Women’s Hospital Arlington and Medical City ER Red Oak and completing a seven-story parking garage and a 90,000-square-foot medical office building on campus. Jackson also oversaw numerous departments while serving on the senior leadership team.
Jackson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Leadership at Dallas Christian College, a Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Systems Management from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of Arts in New Testament Preaching from Johnson Bible College. He also earned his Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care from El Centro College. Jackson is a United States Marine Corps Reserve veteran and ordained associate pastor for 24 years.