Job Description

Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital


Laurium, MI

Full Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, normal business hours

Shifts: Day


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


Aspirus Upper Peninsula Region is seeking a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) that will be responsible for the nursing practices across the Aspirus facilities located in the Upper Peninsula. The CNO is responsible for ensuring consistency of nursing practices across all settings and leading quality, safety and innovation initiatives. The CNO will provide vision for our nursing leaders and staff, ensure quality metrics are meeting/exceeding industry standards, foster staff development and provide financial oversight for our nursing departments. The CNO will provide overall guidance, insight, advice and mentorship to our campus nurse leaders.



  • Knowledge of hospital management and policy administration, as well as development and implementation of budgets, strategies and standards normally acquired through completion of a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Masters in Nursing or healthcare required.
  • A minimum of 10 years clinical and administrative experience with increasing scope of responsibility.
  • Recent hospital/health system experience with direct responsibility for cost/revenue centers and experience designing business plans preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership and complex organizational management skills.
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and follow through on commitments. Ability to manage different perspectives and find win-win solutions.
  • Strong financial/analytical skills, verbal/written communication skills, problem identification and resolution skills, decision-making ability, and the ability to develop/mentor management team.
  • Strong operational skills; ability to recognize workflow problems and redesign new process/workflow and create buy-in from all customers on change; and the ability to initiate and manage change.
  • The ability to work with physicians, staff and professionals in multiple settings and locations and to promote diversity in the workplace
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Well-developed planning, marketing, organizational development and business skills.
  • Active in community and professional organizations.

Hours: Monday " Friday, normal business hours

Full-Time Benefits Package available


With 400 employees, Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital serves people througha 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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