Jeanne K. Dzurenko, RN, BSN, MPH, recently was appointed senior vice president of nursing and CNO for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, N.Y. In her new role, Dzurenko will be responsible for the administrative and organizational plan for nursing care and patient outcomes.
Dzurenko has more than 25 years of experience in nursing and healthcare operations. Most recently, Dzurenko served as the senior director of nursing operations, patient care systems at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan. In that role, she managed both nursing and non-nursing services, collaborated with other departments to complete large hospitalwide projects such as upgrades to the electronic medical record, software installations, value analysis facilitation and integration of patient care equipment.
She has been an adjunct faculty member at the New York University College of Nursing and has presented lectures at several national professional organizations, including the Magnet nursing conference and has published several articles in professional journals and healthcare textbooks. She currently is a content reviewer for the journal Nursing Economic$. •