BayCare Announces Patricia Shucoski as new Vice President of Customer Access and Operational Excellence

June 26, 2023
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BayCare announced today that Patricia “Trish” Shucoski, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been named vice president of customer access and operational excellence. In her role, Shucoski will help ensure all BayCare patients and referring physicians have an exceptional experience accessing our health services in person, virtually or digitally across the system. She will implement processes that improve efficiency, productivity and innovation that will reduce the cost of care without impacting quality or outcomes and will report to BayCare’s Co-Chief Operating Officer Kimberly Guy.

Shucoski comes to BayCare from Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she has served as senior vice president performance excellence and system integration since 2019.

“We are fortunate and excited to have such a proven leader join our extraordinary BayCare team,” said Kimberly Guy, co-chief operating officer of BayCare. “Trish has the exact experience and expertise to help us achieve our goals.”   

Shucoski worked as Cooper University Hospital’s vice president of patient care services for four years and its executive director of hospital-based services for three years. As a registered nurse in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Trish worked for both Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Hahnemann University Hospital/Tenet Healthcare.

She earned a Doctor of Nursing practice/healthcare systems leadership from Chamberlain University; a Master of Science in nursing, leadership/nursing management from Drexel University, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Villanova University. Additionally, Trish holds two associate degrees, one from the State University of New York at Farmingdale (SUNY Farmingdale) in allied health and science/nursing and one in science from Nassau Community College.

Shucoski will join BayCare on June 26. 

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