Job Description

Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital


Laurium, MI

Full Time

Shifts: Day


For a 3rd year in a row,Aspirus has been recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in theUnited States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying thetop-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizationalperformance.


Aspirus iscurrently seeking a DIRECTOR OF NURSING to lead our team ofexcellent nurses at Aspirus Keweenaw in Laurium, Michigan. TheDirector of Nursing is a Registered Nurse that understands and supports thephilosophy, policies, and procedures of Aspirus. The Director workscollaboratively to produce, nurture, and sustain a professional practice andhealthy work environment that affords and enhances patient care effectivenessand efficiency through leadership to multidisciplinary teams, effectivephysician relationships, and a shared vision and dedication to the future ofAspirus. The Director of Nursing leads and has accountability for the planning,developing, implementing, evaluating, and monitoring of the nursing practice,process improvement, budgets and allocation of resources, continuous qualityimprovement initiatives, and professional governance to achieve nursing andorganizational goals and objectives.


  • Knowledge of patient care standards and practices acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.  
  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Administration, or related field required.
  • Seven years' experience as a staff nurse in an acute care facility, knowledge and expertise in area of application, and competency in critical thinking and prioritizing skills in previous employment situation necessary for patient care and management functions.
  • Previous experience in the supervision of personnel, evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of nursing care, budget preparation and resource utilization required.


Hours: This position is full time; 1.0 FTE or 40hours per week. Full time benefits package available.


With 400 employees, Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital serves peoplethrough a 25-bed hospital, physician clinics, and rehab fitness centers.

This is one of four hospitals in the Upper Peninsula ofMichigan in the Aspirus family; joining Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, Aspirus Ironwoodand Aspirus Iron River Hospital.

Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital is grounded in a strong traditionof community and patient-focused care. We are a continually evolving healthcare system, and will be the service area's first choice for hospital-relatedservices. We differentiate ourselves from other hospitals by continuallybuilding our service base and adding new services and technologies, consistentwith local population needs.

Although Aspirus Keweenaw has expanded its role over theyears, we continue to uphold the tradition of caring established more than acentury ago. The personal "small town" touch, along with the peopleof Aspirus Keweenaw who provide it, has endeared the facility to her patientsand made the hospital the heart of the community

Asan Aspirus team, we demonstrate caring, we plan to impact the future, work withhappiness and enthusiasm, recognize our power to make a difference and improvethe health of our communities.


Click here to learn more about the Keweenaw Peninsula.



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