Dr. Ugochi Ezekiel-Young attributes her success to her determination and desire to help others
BRONX, NY, September 17, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ugochi Ezekiel-Young, DNP, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Young is an esteemed nurse and medical administrator celebrating nearly 15 years of excellence serving patients in diverse specialties and medical settings. Raised in a family with a strong tradition of medical training, she initially hoped to become a physician, but found herself enrolled at Babcock University, which only offered a nursing program. Dr. Young immediately fell in love with nursing practice, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007.
Subsequently, Dr. Young began her medical career as a nursing officer at the labor and delivery department of the State Specialist Hospital in Okitipupa, Nigeria. After a year in this post, she would transition to a nursing tutor role for the Ondo State Hospital Management Board, teaching medical-surgical nursing and reproductive health, before returning to Babcock University as a nursing officer in 2009. Dr. Young relocated to the United States in 2010 where she sat for the NCLEX and obtained her license to practice. In 2011, she accepted a registered nurse position at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, with which she would remain through 2014. She briefly served as a school nurse for the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in 2011.
In addition to her stellar work with Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Young was active as a nurse consultant for the Visiting Nurses of New York from 2012 until 2014, treating patients in hospital, home and long-term care facilities in addition to conducting telehealth visits and general administration. She would later provide her developing healthcare administration skills to Complex Care Solutions, with which she dedicated a year of her career as a quality review manager, responsible for coordinating patient care and reviewing case records to ensure compliance with all state and facility standards. Dr. Young joined the Montefiore Medical Center in 2014 as a flex registered nurse, and advanced into her current role as a patient care coordinator in 2019.
As a patient care coordinator at a major medical center, Dr. Young devotes most of her time working with patients and families to educate, provide support and family resources, and ensure seamless administration of all parts of a patient's treatment plan, in addition to staff supervisory and development duties. During these years, she returned to academia at Regis University, from which she obtained a Master of Science in Nursing in 2016 and a Doctor of Nursing Practice in nursing leadership in 2019. After acquiring a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Dr. Young was invited to become an adjunct professor of nursing at the College of New Rochelle.
Dr. Young holds numerous professional credentials, including basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, critical care and medical-surgical nursing certifications. Likewise, she is an IHVN trainer. Dr. Young considers earning her doctorate to have been the highlight of her career, and looks forward to exploring the variety of opportunities it provides her to mentor and teach emerging nursing professionals.
Dr. Young attributes her success to her determination and desire to help others, and is interested in exploring a transition into medical product development and sales leadership and training in the coming years. Notably, she is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Sigma Theta Pi. Furthermore, Dr. Young is professionally affiliated with the American Nurses Association, New York State Nurses Foundation and the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria.
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