As CNO, Kjosa oversees clinical nursing operations throughout the hospital, ensures quality patient care, and leads efforts to increase patient satisfaction.
Kjosa’s began her healthcare career at age 18 as a nursing assistant in her hometown of Aberdeen, S.D. Her most recent role has been as chief operating officer and chief experience officer at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena, Mont.
Kjosa earned her bachelor's in nursing from Presentation College in Aberdeen. She also holds an MBA in Healthcare Management from Regis University in Denver, Colo., and is a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives. In the community, she has served organizations such as March of Dimes, Rotary, the Heart Walk, United Way, and many educational institutions in the communities where she’s lived.
“I love to see others reach their potential both personally and professionally,” she said. “I am committed to providing an environment which creates the best outcomes possible for our patient guests.”