OSF Saint Clare Medical Center

Leadership

Jackie Kernan, RN, MSN

President

Jackie Kernan, RN, MSN, serves as president of OSF HealthCare Saint Clare Medical Center in Princeton and OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center in Kewanee.

Kernan is responsible for directing all internal operations while ensuring access to affordable, high quality health care for communities served by OSF Saint Clare and OSF Saint Luke.

Kernan served as president of OSF Saint Luke Medical Center since January 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of St. Francis and a Master of Science in nursing management leadership from Saint Francis College of Nursing.

Scott Hartman

Vice President Support Services

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Scott Hartman received his Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Illinois State University and joined Perry in 1994 as a laboratory tech.  Scott held the Perry Director of Diagnostic position for over twenty years.

His operational experience and knowledge led him to become an executive team member in November 2016.

He is currently working towards a Master's in Health Administration at the University of St. Francis.

Debora M. May-Rickard, RN, BS, MH

Chief Nursing Officer

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Debora May-Rickard brings over thirty years of acute and critical care expertise and fifteen years in healthcare leadership and executive roles. 

She obtained her nursing degree from Carl Sandburg College, a Bachelor’s in Health Science and Master's of Health Administration from the University of St. Francis. 

Debora joined the Perry executive team in September of 2017. She is responsible for promoting Perry’s professional standards to practice and deliver safe and compassionate patient care.

She oversees areas of nursing, patient experience, acute care and continuing care services.