Csw Emily J. Wells

Director Enterprise Business Technology Engagement at The Joint Commission

Emily J. Wells, CSW, MSW has a diverse work experience history. Emily J. currently holds the position of Director, Enterprise Business Technology Engagement at Joint Commission, where they have been working since December 2022. Emily J. also serves as the Director, Field Staff Development, Education & Innovation at the same organization.

Prior to their current roles, Emily worked at The Joint Commission starting in 2011. During their tenure there, they held various positions including Project Director, Surveyor Management and Development, Interim Hospital Field Director, Associate Director, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and Manager of Accreditation and Certification Operations. In their role as Manager, they supervised a team and provided support to hospital tailored, freestanding behavioral health care, and nursing care center programs. Emily is also certified as a Green Belt through The Joint Commission's Robust Process Improvement initiative.

Before joining The Joint Commission, Emily worked as an Intake Coordinator & Therapist at Gateway Foundation from 2008 to 2013. In this role, they conducted clinical assessments for clients with mental health and substance abuse disorders and assisted with training and administrative tasks.

Emily's career started in 2007 as a Research Assistant at The University of Chicago, where they worked on the FAUI research project. Their responsibilities included literature review, collaboration with Harvard University and Princeton University Press, and data analysis.

Overall, Emily J. Wells, CSW, MSW has demonstrated a strong commitment to the field of healthcare with experience in various leadership and clinical roles.

Emily J. Wells, CSW, MSW has a diverse educational background in the fields of clinical/medical social work, project management, psychology, sociology, and social welfare. Emily J. obtained a Master of Arts degree in Clinical/Medical Social Work from the University of Chicago in the years 2007-2009. Prior to that, they completed their Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology & Social Welfare at Augustana College from 2003-2007.

In 2017, Emily acquired a Project Management Professional Certification from Northwestern University's School of Professional Studies. Emily J. further extended their education in 2019 by completing a Patient Safety Specialization program from The Johns Hopkins University, focusing on quality and patient safety project planning. In 2020, they obtained a certificate in "Improving Global Health Quality and Safety" from Harvard University, with a primary field of study in global health.

In addition to their formal education, Emily J. Wells holds multiple certifications. In 2018, they became a Certified Social Worker through the State of Nebraska. More recently, in April 2021, they completed the "Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences" certification from LinkedIn.

While the chronological information does not include a specific start year and degree name for a program at Augustana College, it is known that they pursued education at this institution. Thus, the details of this particular education experience are not provided.



  • Director Enterprise Business Technology Engagement

    December, 2022 - present

  • Director Field Staff Development Education Innovation

    February, 2022

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