January 24, 2020

New England Sinai Hospital’s Leadership Team Promotes Traci O’Connor, RN to Chief Nursing Officer

Traci O'Connor, RNStoughton, MA – Traci O’Connor, RN, recently joined New England Sinai Hospital’s senior leadership team as the chief nursing officer. In this expanded role, O’Connor will oversee all areas of inpatient nursing, and outpatient Adult Day Health Center programs as well as respiratory care, and diagnostic services and biomedical support.

“We are very pleased to have Traci join our leadership team as she brings an extensive clinical background to this important role at the hospital,” said Mary Beth Urquhart, president of New England Sinai Hospital. “As the chief nursing officer, her top priorities will include enhancing our RN new graduate program, promoting patient safety and improving our patients’ overall experience.”

O’Connor began her career as a staff registered nurse in New England Sinai Hospital’s respiratory/telemetry unit. Over the years, she expanded her nursing and managerial roles at the hospital by becoming an assistant nurse manager as well as a clinical educator. She went on to become the director of patient care operations and, most recently, the senior director of nursing.

“With nearly three decades of clinical experience working at New England Sinai Hospital, I am very familiar with our community and patient population,” said O’Connor. “In my new position, I am excited to implement new processes to address our patients’ needs in real-time and enhance the patient experience.”

O’Connor earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Fitchburg State University. She has also received Board Certification as a Nurse Executive (NE-BC) in 2018.