Chief Executive Officer
Ireland East Hospital Group
Mary joined the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in 2008 as Director of Nursing and assumed the concomitant function of Head of Operations in 2011. She was appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems in December 2010. In January 2013, she took up the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer with the appointment ratified to CEO in October.
Her professional career included a two-year term in the Department of Health & Children as Nurse Advisor in Professional/Practice Development, where she was responsible for supporting the Nursing Policy Division and advising the Department on all aspects of policy affecting nursing and midwifery education and healthcare services.
Ms. Day was formerly the Directorate Nurse Manager (ADON) in St James’s Hospital, Dublin for Haematology/Oncology, which incorporated the functions of operational management, strategic management, financial management, change management, training & education and quality assurance. Subsequent to this position, her previous experience covered diverse roles in oncology/haematology in the UK.
Her professional and academic qualifications include a BSc (Hons) in Cancer Nursing (1999) and an MSc in Health Service Management (2004).
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