Registered nurse Jennifer Fassano has been promoted to director of the emergency department at Oswego Health.
Fassano earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2012 from SUNY Oswego and had a drive for emergency services as she started her career in healthcare as an EMT for Oswego County Ambulance. She transitioned from ambulance to the emergency department and in 2014 she joined Oswego Health’s team as an ED tech while pursuing her AAS in nursing at Cayuga Community College. After graduation, she became a graduate nurse in the emergency department until she became fully licensed as a registered nurse in 2016. In May 2021 she was promoted to senior RN.
“I have the utmost confidence in Jen and she is perfect for this leadership role,” shared Director of Nursing Melissa Purtell. “This was the perfect opportunity to recognize an employee for her commitment to Oswego Health and our patients and will provide Jen with a chance to grow in her career here.