Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

 

Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

Sylvia Rodgers, Senior Vice President, Clinical Programs and Chief Nursing Executive

Sylvia Rodgers

Sylvia Rodgers

Sylvia Rodgers is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of healthcare experience in direct practice, education, regulation and leadership. She joined Halton Healthcare in 2007 as the Chief Nursing Officer and Professional Practice Leader.  In this role, she provided leadership to both nurses and the interprofessional team, to strengthen professional practice focusing on quality clinical care and quality of work life. In addition to championing a renewed focus on patient experience and the evolving culture of patient safety, Sylvia is leading the Halton Healthcare agenda on Patient Family Centred Care and the advancement of the Quality and Patient Relations portfolio.  

Since September 2014 she has held the position of Senior Vice President, Clinical Programs and Chief Nurse Executive. She is responsible for enterprise wide clinical programming, patient flow and health system partner integration.

Sylvia has been the Executive Lead for the implementation of a $10.6 million multi-year transformation of the Medication Distribution and Administration systems and processes at all three of our hospitals. She was responsible for the implementation of the Nursing Resource Team that has now transformed into a Central Staffing Office and oversight of the introduction of the Safer Elder Care program that was recently awarded exemplar status from the NICHE (Nurses Improving Care to Health System Elders) Program.

Sylvia is an alumnus of the University of Western Ontario with a BScN degree. She holds a Master of Education from Brock University and has completed the Rotman School of Management Leadership Development Program. Sylvia served on the Board of Directors for the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) for four years and is an ex-officio member on the Halton Healthcare Board of Directors. 

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