Nursing at Children's

At Children’s of Minnesota, our nurses say it's all about the children – and our families say it's all about the nurses…

The nursing vision at Children’s is to be premier providers of pediatric nursing care and experts in the art and science of healing and caring, in partnership with families. Our values are Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship and Integrity. Children’s nurses are committed to providing the best care for our patients and families.

Nursing Leadership: Meet our CNO

Roxanne Fernandes     


Roxanne Fernandes, MHA, RN

Chief Nursing Officer Roxanne Fernandes joined Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota as Chief Nursing Officer in May 2011. She has more than 30 years of experience in pediatrics - most recently as executive director of the University of California, San Francisco, Children’s Hospital. Ms. Fernandes holds a master’s degree from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor’s of science in nursing from San Jose State University.