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Chief Nursing Officer

Grand Forks, North Dakota | Permanent

Chief Nursing Officer 
Location:Western Mountain Plains Region  

Can you hear the Buffalos stampede for this CNO Opportunity? 


Join a community hospital as their Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to ensure that the patient care provided by the staff is consistent with regulatory standards as well as with internal expectations of the organization.  The CNO will drive the organizations’ goal of supporting their clinical nursing staff with continued careers growth and professional development.  Assures that hospital programs, products and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders. The CNO will be part of the Executive leadership team and will report to the Chief Executive Officer.  


Position Type/Expected schedule: 

  • Onsite  
  • Full-Time  



  • Bachelor’s in nursing Degree, required. 
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred. 
  • Current State Nursing License, required 
  • 5+ years clinical nursing experience required.  
  • 5+ years of progressive patient care management/administration experience, in an acute care facility, required. 
  • Recent experience as a Nurse Executive and/or Director of Nursing, strongly preferred. 
  • Previous experience working in a rural healthcare setting at a Critical Access Hospital, preferred.  



A one-day visit is not enough time to enjoy the plethora of outdoor amenities and indoor community this area has to offer. Outside recreation consists of canoeing, hiking, biking horseback riding, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, wildlife observing and birding, guaranteeing year-round family entertainment.  Add to all that, a thriving town with numerous activities that provides great living with an emphasis on family and friends. 


To apply or schedule a confidential phone conversation, please send your resume (MS WORD format preferred) to or call 720-735-9739. 


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