About Jeffrey Allan Parrish
In March 2020, Jeffrey Alan Parrish joined the skilled-nursing unit at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. He has spent additional time as a registered nurse with Memorial Medical Center and Saint John's Hospital in Springfield and Decatur Memorial in Decatur, IL. Between 1999 and 2016, he functioned as a procedural nurse at Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital. During this time, Jeffrey Alan Parrish played a key role in establishing the organization as one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals for heart health.
After earning an associate’s degree in nursing from Lincoln Land Community College, Mr. Parrish studied at the University of Illinois, Springfield, graduating with a bachelor’s in liberal arts in 2006. He later earned a bachelor of science in nursing from Illinois State University. In 2016 he completed the master of business administration program at Benedictine University at Springfield. He is certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation through the American Heart Association, and he has held advanced cardiac life support certification for more than 20 years.