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Sweeney Named Senior Director of Clinical Operations for the VNA

Released: 8/11/2020 2:09:42 PM

Sarah Sweeney has been named senior director of clinical operations for the Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York (VNA). Most recently serving as director of clinical services, Sweeney oversaw the nursing, rehabilitation and wound teams as well as health information management and clinical documentation improvement.

In her new role, Sweeney will be responsible for the clinical and operational direction for nursing, rehabilitation, home health and other services. In addition, she will provide oversight for overall VNA operating functions with particular focus on analysis and synthesis of data trends to forecast and support strategic business direction.

Sweeney joined the VNA in 2007 as a physical therapist and has held other roles as rehab therapy coordinator and rehab manager during her tenure at the VNA. Prior to joining the VNA, she worked at Univera Home Care and Excelsior Orthopedics. She has a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from D’Youville College. 

Sweeney lives in Grand Island with her two children, Grace and Luke. 

This news follows the recent appointment of Judy Baumgartner as the new president of Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and DeGraff Medical Park. Lisa Greisler will succeed Baumgartner as the new president of the VNA.