William O'Connell, RN, MBA
Bill joined North Shore University Hospital in 1998 as a cardiac nurse. He has held various management and administrative positions within cardiac services at North Shore University Hospital. His role expanded to the Assistant Vice President of Cardiovascular Services where he had clinical oversight of cardiac services across the health system. In 2012, Bill assumed his current position as the Vice President of Cardiovascular Services where he oversees the daily operations of cardiac services at our tertiary and community hospitals and ambulatory sites. He is responsible for the service line's financial and operational performance, and works with senior administrators and physicians to develop strategic business plans and new programs.
Bill received his bachelor of science degree in psychology from Hofstra University. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in Nursing from Molloy College and later received his master's degree in business administration from Hofstra University.