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Leroy Valentine Promoted to Director of Emergency Department at Oswego Health

Hospital news | Friday, October 23, 2020

Contact: Jamie Leszczynski

Oswego Health is happy to announce the recent promotion of Leroy Valentine to Director of the Emergency Department.

Leroy has been a licensed Registered Nurse since 2015 and began his career at Oswego Health in 2017, working on the night shift in the emergency department. Upon graduation from Nursing School, Leroy worked at Upstate University Medical Center.

“I have the utmost confidence in Leroy and he is perfect for this leadership role,” shared Director of Nursing, Melissa Purtell. “This was the perfect opportunity to recognize an employee for his commitment to Oswego Health and our patients and will provide Leroy with a chance to grow in his career here.”

Oswego Hospital’s emergency services department is staffed 24 hours-a-day by board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses. Each year the department provides excellent and compassionate care to more than 25,000 visitors and was recently recognized by Healthgrades for being named one of the top 5% in the country for patient safety.