UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is pleased to announce Mary Peters as the new Chief Nursing Officer for the organization. Peters began her new position in November.
Peters has an impressive background leading health care organizations for the past twenty years. She most recently served as Director of Inpatient Cardiovascular Services for UnityPoint Health Des Moines. Prior to that, Peters held several positions at Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center in Stafford, AZ. She served as Director of Quality Performance and Medical Staff Services, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, and Director of Medical Surgical/Intensive Care/Cardiac Rehabilitation.
In addition to Peters’ career in health care administration, she has also served in various clinic roles. Her career started as a staff nurse in a neuro/neurosurgical intensive care unit. She has held positions in surgical/trauma/neuro units, intensive care units, and cardiac rehabilitation. Peters is actively involved in teaching. She has served as an adjunct faculty member, nursing instructor, and teaching assistant at many colleges and universities.
Peters has earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a master’s degree in exercise science, Master of Science in Nursing, and more recently has completed all coursework in completing her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Administration.