OSF Saint Elizabeth Hires Interim Chief Nursing Officer

6/06/2016 - Ottawa, Illinois

An experienced nurse executive, with more than 25 years leading successful healthcare delivery teams, has been hired as the interim Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at OSF Saint Elizabeth.

Pat Torrico, MSN, RN will lead the overall direction and operations of the nursing division at OSF Saint Elizabeth, starting June 4. In addition to providing high quality care, improved patient services, and cost efficiency, Ms. Torrico will be responsible for nursing relations, physician and employee engagement and retention. 

Hired as the result of a retirement, Ms. Torrico has provided nursing leadership at several successful healthcare organizations including; Inova Health System, Kaiser Permanente and Community Health Partners. 

Meantime, OSF Saint Elizabeth is conducting a search for a permanent Chief Nursing Officer.



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