Thompson Hospital has new director of emergency nursing

Stephanie L. Nguyen was recently named director of emergency nursing for F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.

Stephanie Nguyen
Stephanie Nguyen

Nguyen, who lives in Canandaigua, obtained her bachelor’s in nursing from St. John Fisher College in Rochester and her master’s in nursing from St. Xavier University in Chicago. She is a board-certified emergency nurse and certified transplant nurse who holds nurse executive certification from the American Nurses Association.

Prior to joining UR Medicine Thompson Health as a nurse leader in late 2020, Nguyen was the patient care director for the solid organ transplant program at Columbia University’s New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, where she had previously been a nursing administrator and emergency department charge nurse.

At Thompson, Nguyen oversees a staff of more than 40 nurses and nearly 30 patient care technicians in the 24-bed emergency department.

“Stephanie has been a valued member of our team for over a year now and, having come to us with previous experience at the director level, has tremendous leadership skills as well as exceptional clinical skills,” said Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer Hazel Robertshaw.