Largo Medical Center February 18, 2019

Largo Medical Center is pleased to announce Courtney Stephenson, RN, MSN, NEA-BC as the new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at the hospital. Stephenson comes to Largo Medical Center from sister hospital's Medical Center of Trinity in New Port Richey and Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg where she served in two top nursing leadership roles.

“Courtney brings with her not just the talent of being a compassionate clinician, but a proven track record when it comes to improving the patient experience as well as employee engagement,” said Thomas Pentz, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Largo Medical Center.

Stephenson is heading up clinical and business operations over the emergency rooms at the hospital's three campuses, all nursing floors from orthopedics to cardiac and intensive care to transplant as well as the hospital's surgical department.

“Having been a nurse for almost 25 years now, I feel privileged to be working with the team at Largo Medical Center and look forward to caring for those in this community that I call home,” said Courtney Stephenson, CNO, Largo Medical Center.

Stephenson started her career as a registered nurse at Medical City Fort Worth in 1996. Throughout her career, she has also served as a Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety, VP of Clinical Services, and an Associate Chief Nursing Officer.