Prolink, a Premier Workforce Solutions Company, Joins NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Advisory Council

Prolink, a Premier Workforce Solutions Company, Joins NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Advisory Council

Natalie Jones, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, Brings Wealth of Workforce Experience & Expertise

Washington, DC — To further support an increase in the nursing workforce and to help address the shortage of nurses and nurse educators, the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education welcomes Natalie Jones, senior vice president of clinical practice and innovation at Prolink, to the prestigious Advisory Council. Prolink is a nationally recognized workforce solutions company headquartered in Cincinnati.

At Prolink, Dr. Jones is responsible for the clinical team's engagement, experience and quality. She also initiates and leads innovative programs to advance clinical quality, education and professional practice.

“We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Jones to our expanding team on the NLN Foundation Advisory Council, where her contribution to our mission will be greatly valued. We are also confident she will find her work with the NLN Foundation reflective of her longstanding professional dedication to excellence in nursing and health care delivery,” said NLN Foundation Chair Patrick Robinson, PhD, RN, ACRN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, vice president of nursing, Pacific College of Health and Science.

Prior to joining Prolink, Dr. Jones has served for over two decades in various nursing executive and leadership roles in nursing, human resources, workforce planning, academic practice partnerships, talent acquisition, recruiting and retention. She completed her doctorate in nursing at Georgia State University and her master's at Loyola University New Orleans. As a board-certified nurse in professional development, she is recognized locally and nationally for being a leading thought leader in workforce development, clinical practice and retention innovation, and best practices.

“I am honored to bring my experience and expertise in the field of human capital in the health care industry to the NLN Foundation Advisory Council, reflecting Prolink’s strong commitment to growing the nursing pipeline,” said Dr. Jones. “Aligned with the National League for Nursing, Prolink is determined to identify the best strategies to cultivate a diverse nursing workforce capable of delivering outstanding, culturally humble care to patients, their families and communities in today’s dynamic, technology-driven health care environment.”

The NLN Foundation supports the National League for Nursing’s competitive nursing education research grants and scholarship programs, among other initiatives, that aim to promote excellence in nursing education and expand diversity and inclusion in the nursing workforce and access to opportunities within higher education for qualified applicants to nursing programs.

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About Prolink

Prolink is a premier workforce solutions organization, fulfilling comprehensive staffing, technology, culture, data, and talent experience needs throughout the United States. Prolink connects work and workers in meaningful ways across multiple industries and skillsets. Founded in 2011, Prolink is built upon a foundation of trusted relationships with its clients, talent, and internal team. Prolink’s purpose is to bring your legacy to life, and it promises to be your solution to get there. Prolink has developed processes, in-depth client analysis, and other proprietary workforce optimization solutions that have proven invaluable to clients and talent alike. Today, Prolink is a permanent virtual-first organization, empowering its employees to succeed while providing them with a thriving and supportive culture to do so. Visit to learn more, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Twitter (now X).


About the National League for Nursing

Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its nearly 45,000 individual and 1,000 institutional members, comprising nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education and health care organizations. Learn more at

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