Martina Jones, RN
Assistant Director of Nursing
Martina Jones is the assistant director of nursing here at The Encore. Her passion for nursing began when she was a child watching her grandmother whom was a registered nurse. Martina grew up in the Bronx, New York, and went to college at Virginia State University where she studied biology. She moved back to New York during her second year of college and obtained her LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) license. After years of being together with her soulmate, they married and relocated to Florida where she completed her nursing degree. Her nursing career over the years has been in the emergency room, telemetry, orthopedic, step-down, subacute, rehabilitation, and long-term care settings. She's always up for a challenge and loves to stay busy trying new things. She believes knowledge is power, and never limiting herself because no one should ever stop learning. Having a caring heart for seniors lead her into long-term care management where she aspires to be the voice for the senior community. Her dedication, passion, knowledge, and ability to teach make her a fantastic asset to the nursing team. She has three children and enjoys spending time with her extended family, eating, dancing, playing games and just having a laugh. Her motto is, "always strive for success, nothing less. Family first, first family."