COO/Chief Nurse Officer
Richmond University Medical Center
Rosemarie Stazzone is a broadly experienced senior nurse executive with a solid record of achievement in directing patient care services through the continuum. She has served as CNO/senior executive for patient care at Richmond University Medical Center for the past three years. She is responsible for the daily and strategic clinical operations throughout the hospital.
An essential member of the senior leadership team charged with defining the hospital’s mission and clinical operations for immediate and strategic objectives, Ms. Stazzone is responsible for maintaining cohesive and collaborative internal relationships to ensure continued service and commitment to organizational goals. She serves as the executive leader in relationship building with other healthcare organizations, community and business leaders, voluntary medical staff, medical staff leadership, government agencies, academic institutions and the board of trustees. Prior to this appointment, she served as vice president for nursing and patient care services at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers–Staten Island for two years. Before that, she was the associate vice president for professional and clinical development, patient care services, at Staten Island University Hospital.
Ms. Stazzone earned a master’s degree in nursing from Wagner College and her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Medgar Evers College. She is a registered nurse in New York State and holds the American Nurses Credentialing Center Nurse Executive, Advanced certification. She is a member of the New York Organization for Nurse Executives, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Epsilon Mu Chapter, which honored her with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.