Karalyn O'Connor, RN, BSN, CNOR

Education and Auditing Specialist
Karalyn joined the Henry Ford team in November 2019. She brings with her a strong clinical background in surgical nursing and patient quality and safety. She comes to us from Beaumont – Farmington Hills where she was a Nurse Educator for Surgical Services. Prior to that, she spent over three years in quality where she was responsible for the development and implementation of MSSIC at Beaumont Troy. Karalyn is certified as a perioperative nurse (CNOR) and is an active member in the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses. Prior to her transition into quality, Karalyn was a surgical nurse for Beaumont Health System – Royal Oak and the Detroit Medical Center Harper Hospital for six years. Karalyn graduated from Michigan State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies of Social Sciences, and the University of Detroit Mercy where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.