Margaret Hasler, RN, MS, is Botsford Hospital’s vice president of patient services and chief nursing officer. She is responsible for the operation of Cardiology Services, inpatient nursing units, Maternal-Child Health, Emergency Department, Nursing Staffing/Scheduling, Nursing Education, Geropsych Unit, Rehabilitation Unit, Vascular Access, Surgical Services, Pharmacy and Respiratory Therapy. Hasler chairs the Botsford Safety Board and leads the Botsford Care Transformation/Lean Project.
Since joining Botsford in 1988, Hasler served as director of nursing, then as associate administrator for nursing services before beginning her current role in 1999. Prior to coming to Botsford, she was at Harper-Grace Hospital as director of critical care and emergency services. She began her nursing career in the Navy Nurse Corps, remaining in the reserves and retiring as a commander.
Hasler is a member of the Michigan Organization of Nurse Executives and American Nurses Association. She serves on a number of academic advisory boards for nursing education. Hasler is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
Hasler holds a master’s degree in medical-surgical nursing with a subspecialty in education from the University of Michigan. She also has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ball State University in Indiana. Hasler is certified as an advanced nurse executive by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.