December 01, 2017
Medical Center of Trinity is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtney Stephenson, RN MSN, NEA-BC (Nurse Executive Advanced - Board Certified) as Assistant Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO). Ms. Stephenson was promoted to this position from her CNO position at Northside Hospital.
Ms. Stephenson has been with HCA for almost 11 years, starting her career as a registered nurse at Medical City Fort Worth in 1996. In addition, she has served as a Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety, Vice President of Clinical Services and Interim Chief Nursing Officer during her time in HCA. In 2014 she entered HCA's Executive Development Program and was then promoted to Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Medical Center of McKinney where she provided executive leadership support for Nursing Services, Behavioral Health, Education and Specialty Services.
Ms. Stephenson holds a Master's of Science in Nursing Administration degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Texas Christian University. Ms. Stephenson and her husband have two children.
"As evidenced by Courtney's first eleven years in her nursing career she loves to learn and take on new challenges that will expand her clinical knowledge and expertise as well as her leadership skills,' said Nancy Maysilles RN BHA MHA, Chief Nursing Officer. ' We were delighted when she approached us regarding the possibility of joining our Trinity Executive Team in an ACNO role. Courtney's current goal is to gain additional insight into a rapidly growing facility which includes Women's Services and Behavioral Health Services currently not available at Northside," she added.