Jacob M. Fisher, MSN, RN commenced his career in 2012 as a hospital aid for the Wyoming County Community Hospital. In his initial role, he worked alongside nursing staff to provide care for acute medical-surgical patients. He also assisted patients with in re-acclimating to daily living, provided patient transport, and assisted with admissions and discharges. From this experience, Mr. Fisher became certain he wanted to pursue nursing as the focus of his professional career. He originally entered college studying natural science with intentions of becoming a physician’s assistant, but found that a more personable role in the medical field was better suited for his skills and personality.
After earning an Associate Degree in Nursing from Trocaire College in 2014, Mr. Fisher continued his studies at Daemen College, from which he attained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2015 and a Master of Science in Nursing in 2017. Now a renowned educator and registered nurse in the State of New York, he was proud to be named as an Educator of Distinction by the Professional Nurses Association of Western New York. Attributing his success to self-diligence, Mr. Fisher is likewise grateful for the collaborative working relationships he formed in school.
Mr. Fisher currently provides his skills and expertise as the Assistant Dean of Nursing and Program Director of the AAS Nursing Program. Mr. Fisher has also served as a nursing instructor at his alma mater, Trocaire College. In this venture, he provided professional tutoring to first-level students in the registered nursing and practical nursing programs. He holds a strong desire to help students understand and apply the information they have learned. In addition to his vocation as an educator, Mr. Fisher has excelled as a nurse at Wyoming County Community Hospital since 2014, an academic coach at Daemen College since 2011 and the building supervisor, day camp director and health director at Glow YMCA since 2010.
To remain aware of developments affecting his field, Mr. Fisher has maintained his professional affiliation with various organizations of note. To wit, he is a member of the New York League for Nursing, the National League for Nursing, the Pi Zeta chapter of the honorable society of Sigma Theta Tau and the Professional Nurses Association of Western New York. Looking toward the future, Mr. Fisher envisions working in the administrative sector of his profession or as an educational consultant.