Katie Boston-Leary is a Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Capital Region Health Health in Maryland, USA and is the current President of the Maryland Organization of Nurse Leaders. Katie joined CRH in 2018 and was previously the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Union Hospital of Cecil County in Maryland. and In her newest role, she is accountable for nursing practice across all of CR Health which includes all nursing practice for inpatient, ambulatory and procedural settings as well as advanced practice providers, home health care and patient care services.
Prior to joining CRH, Katie served as Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services at Union Hospital of Cecil County in Elkton, Maryland a 122 bed facility. There she was responsible for clinical, operational and financial leadership for nursing and clinical inpatient and outpatient services, Imaging, Anesthesiology providers and was the executive lead for Patient Experience and Patient and Family Centered Care.
Katie received her bachelor of science in nursing from Bowie State University her master of business administration and health administration from the University of Maryland University College. She is pursuing her doctorate in health services from Walden University in Minneapolis. In addition, she is a fellow of the Johnson. She attended the nurse executive certification at Wharton University’s Nurse Leaders Program in Pennsylvania. She is certified by the ANCC as an advanced nursing executive and an operating room nurse. She was also inducted in Sigma Theta Tau.
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