West Suburban MC Welcomes Nurse Executive


Roslyn “Roz” Lennon, R.N., M.S.N., has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer at Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. In her role, Lennon will serve as an advocate for safety, superior medical care and service excellence. 

She comes to West Suburban most recently from Cook County Health and Hospitals System, where she served as the Chief Clinical Officer. Lennon is a senior level healthcare executive with experience in executing service excellence initiatives, leading operations improvements, building a magnet culture and establishing innovative nursing school affiliations.

“I am pleased to have Roz joining the Vanguard West Suburban team and trust that her knowledge and experience will help lead our talented health care team in providing evidenced-based, patient-centered care.,” says Jack Cleary, Chief Executive Officer. “Roz is a superb addition to the Senior Leadership Team.”

She earned her bachelors of science in Nursing and masters of science in Nursing Administration from the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. She currently serves as an adjunct professor at Rush University College of Nursing and sits on the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council’s Clinical Advisory Board. In addition, Lennon is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center is a 233-bed teaching hospital located in Oak Park and is accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program. Staffed with more than 300 physicians, the Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of advanced inpatient, outpatient and surgical services. Part of Vanguard Health Chicago, Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center is a leader in orthopedics, gastroenterology, oncology, cardiology and obstetrics. Visit westsuburbanmc.com for more information.