NAPW Announces Olga L. Husbands, Manager of Nursing Operations & Systems at NYU Hospital of Joint Diseases, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year

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Olga L. Husbands, M.S.N., R.N., ANP, ONC, is recognized by the National Association of Professional Women as a VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Olga L. Husbands, M.S.N., R.N., ANP, ONC, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Husbands is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in nursing. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, NAPW is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.

For more than 15 years, Ms. Husbands has been an instrumental part of New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases (NYUHJD). The well-respected healthcare facility is a leader in its field and was ranked among the nation’s top ten for orthopaedics and rheumatology in the 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report annual survey of "Best Hospitals" in America.

Ms. Husbands began her nursing career at NYUHJD first as an L.P.N. and then an R.N. In 2008, she transitioned into a managerial role before completing her Master’s in Nursing. In her current role as Manager of Nursing Operations and Systems at NYUHJD, Ms. Husbands is responsible for value analysis and overseeing electronic medical records, ensuring all patients’ records are accurate, up-to-date and easily accessible.

A highly regarded nursing professional, Ms. Husbands has received numerous accolades for her tireless dedication to her chosen profession. She was a 2013 Regional Finalist for the Nursing Excellence Gem Awards in the areas of patient and staff management. Ms. Husbands also received the 25th Annual Black Nurses Day 2013 Honoree Award for Special Services to the Nursing Profession. One of her professional goals is to complete her Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) degree.

Awards & Accomplishments: M.S.N., Adult Nurse Practitioner; NYONE, Nurse Practitioners of New York, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Nurses Association, NAON

NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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