Senior VP, Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer

As Senior VP of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Mary McDermott, MSN, RN, APRN, NE-BC oversees all nurse-provided inpatient and outpatient care services, more than 500 employees, and the hospital’s operational and service excellence mandates.
Prior to joining Phelps, Ms. McDermott was Assistant VP of Nursing at the Hospital for Special Surgery, where she developed and implemented strategic plans for nursing, including building, equipment, technology, performance improvement and patient care programs. She holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Adelphi University, a Master of Science in nursing from College of Mount Saint Vincent, a post-Master’s Certificate in nursing administration from Villanova University, and a Wharton Nursing Leaders Program certificate from the Wharton School.