MVHS Medical Group has new assistant VP

Mary Zielinski was recently named assistant vice president of the Mohawk Valley Health System Medical Group.

In this role, Zielinski will provide direction and leadership for medical group operations, including staffing and resource allocation. She will oversee project planning, process improvement and compliance. She will also provide guidance, strategic business planning and development for the medical group.

Zielinski previously held the position of regional administrator at Upstate Services Group in Albany, where she managed the operations of four skilled nursing facilities. Prior to that, she was an administrator for Upstate Services Group, Capstone Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Amsterdam, where she was responsible for organizational development and helped the organization to win the Agency for Health Care Administration/National Center for Assisted Living National Silver Quality Award.

Zielinski earned a Master of Science degree in health care administration from Utica College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in human development from SUNY Oswego.

She is also an active examiner in national Baldridge-based programs since 2016 and a member of the American Healthcare Executives.

Photo: Zielinski