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Nursing Leadership at St. John Providence Health System

Chief Nursing Officer


Maryann Barnes, RN, BSN, MSAMaryann Barnes, RN, BSN, MSA
Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services at St. John Hospital and Medical Center

Maryann Barnes has been Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing officer at St. John Hospital and Medical Center since 2006. Prior to this, she served as Vice President of Clinical Services (2003-2006) and Administrative Director of Surgical Services (1999-2003). Her early career was spent at Harper Hospital, Detroit, where she served as a staff nurse in Neurology and the OR. Before coming to St. John Providence, Maryann was a director of Surgical and Anesthesia Services at several Detroit Medical Center hospitals. She is an advocate of Lean and Six Sigma processes for improving patient satisfaction and quality of care.

Maryann earned her BSN from Michigan State University and MS in Health Services Administration from University Of Detroit Mercy. Her certifications include a Certification in Peri-operative Nursing (since 1983) and a Certification in Nursing Administration (1994-2005). Maryann serves on the State of Michigan Trauma Advisory Committee, and was recognized as a nominee by the Nightingale Award for Nursing Administration, 2003.