Magdalena Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer of Helen Hayes Hospital, has announced two appointments to the hospital’s administrative team.
Edmund Zybert has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Zybert joined the hospital in 1990, most recently serving in the position of Chief Operating Officer. He assumes responsibility for the operational management of the hospital’s inpatient, outpatient, Day Hospital and Transitional Rehabilitation Center divisions. He oversees the hospital’s marketing initiatives, emergency preparedness and compliance with privacy and other regulations. Prior to joining Helen Hayes Hospital, Mr. Zybert’s career spanned a range of progressive positions managing acute inpatient and outpatient healthcare services in general and specialty hospitals in New York City, Massachusetts and California.
Mr. Zybert is a graduate of Boston University and received his MBA from Baruch College of CUNY. He is a resident of Nyack, New York.
Edmund J. Coletti, P.E., has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. He most recently served as the hospital’s Director of Facilities Management. Mr. Coletti joined Helen Hayes Hospital in 2001 from the New York Power Authority, where he served in various capacities over 16 years. In his new position, Mr. Coletti assumes responsibility for capital improvements, material management, safety/security, clinical engineering and communications, as well as all operations of the physical plant, including the engineering, environmental services and grounds/transportation departments. In addition, he ensures that the hospital is in compliance with facility standards for all regulatory agencies and oversees all issues related to efficiency and safety of hospital operations.
Mr. Coletti received his MS in engineering from Polytechnic University and his BS in engineering from SUNY Albany. He is a resident of Mohegan Lake, New York.
Helen Hayes Hospital is the largest and most comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital in New York State, helping individuals recover from traumatic injuries and chronic disabling illnesses.