Ryan Oglesby, PhD, MHA, RN, CEN, CFRN, NEA-BC, is in his second year as a member of the Emergency Nurses Association Board of Directors.
Oglesby is a principal and the global lead for Emergency Department and Patient Throughput Assessments for Philips Blue Jay Consulting. In this position, he is responsible for the oversight of all ED and patient throughput assessments and assessment teams globally and works closely with facility executives to evaluate operational performance and leadership opportunities in care delivery. In 11 years at Philips Blue Jay, Oglesby has served in multiple capacities including consultant, senior consultant, director and vice president. Prior to joining Philips Blue Jay, he held numerous roles in emergency and pre-hospital nursing including nurse manager, emergency department and transport services educator, critical care staff development instructor and flight nurse.
Oglesby began his career in emergency care as an EMT while attending nursing school. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1998. He completed the requirements to become an EMT-paramedic and has experience as a flight nurse and ICU nurse, although he has worked primarily as an emergency nurse throughout his career. He earned his master’s degrees in nursing and health administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as well as a doctor of philosophy in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His research interests include emergency department patient perception of care, recruitment and retention, and executive succession and competitive advantage in United States hospitals.
Oglesby has been actively involved in ENA at the local, state and national level since 2004. He served as president of the Eastern Piedmont Chapter in 2008 and the North Carolina ENA State Council in 2012. Oglesby also represented membership on the Governance Assessment Work Team in 2014 and served Region 6 on the Nominations and Elections Committee from 2014-18. Additionally, he was a General Assembly delegate for six years – 2008-11 and 2013-14. Oglesby has presented both poster and podium presentations at local, state and national ENA events since 2004.
Term as Director: January 2019-December 2022
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