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Thomas Jefferson promotes RN to vice president of perioperative services


Monica Young, RN, DNP, MBA, CNOR, has been promoted to the role of vice president of perioperative services at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia. According to a news release, in her new role, Young will be responsible for Jefferson’s ORs, recovery and short procedure/admission units, preadmission testing and the sterile processing areas on all campuses, including Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Methodist Hospital and Jefferson Surgical Center.

Young has experience in perioperative services in the Jefferson Health System, having served as an OR staff nurse, nurse manager at Main Line Health in Bryn Mawr, Pa., nursing director at Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia, and most recently as senior director of perioperative services at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. She is an active member of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses and serves on the organization’s research committee. This past year, Young was a participant of a lecture at AORN’s national conference and also was the primary author of four posters, two of which won the group’s excellence award.

During the past 18 months at Jefferson, Young has been focused on quality improvement efforts, supply chain savings initiatives and OR efficiencies, according to the release. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and recently received a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate from Villanova (Pa.) University.


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