Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer
Valerie Favata, who has over 27 years of nursing experience, serves as Oswego Hospital's Chief Nursing Officer. In this position she is responsible for approximately 400 staff members including clinical directors, nurses, nurse assistants and technicians, respiratory therapists and social workers. She joined Oswego Health in 2008 as Associate Administrator of Nursing and was named Chief Nursing Officer in 2011.
Favata serves as the secretary of the Central New York Organization of Nurse Executives & Leaders and is a member of both the state and national organizations (AONE). In addition, she is President of the Oswego Health Homecare Board of Managers and serves as secretary of the Farnham Board of Directors.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida International University and her Master of Science degree from New School University in health services management. In 2018 Favata was presented with the Leadership Award from the New York State Organization of Nurse Executives & Leaders.