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Keith Ungrund

Chief Clinical Officer

Keith-UngrundKeith Ungrund is a Registered Nurse and serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for West Park Hospital.

Keith began his healthcare career in 1993 as a Certified Respiratory Therapist at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois. While working as a Respiratory Therapist, he attended Kaskaskia College and graduated from the nursing program in 1995. Keith was hired into the Critical Care Unit at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital upon completion of the nursing program.

Keith continued his nursing career as a Critical Care Nurse and eventually became a Travel Critical Care Nurse where he gained experience in Neuro/Trauma, Cardiac, Surgical and Medical Critical Care Units in Seattle, Portland, Reno, Indianapolis and Greeley, Colorado.

Keith Ungrund met his wife during his travel assignment and eventually settled to her hometown of Cody, Wyoming.

Since joining Cody Regional Health in 2004, Keith has served as the E.D. Director, Medical Surgical Director and most recently as the Chief Clinical Officer for Cody Regional Health for the past 5 years. As Chief Clinical Officer, Keith was responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of opening a Cardiac Cath Lab at Cody Regional Health.

In 2017, Keith was awarded the Norman S. Holt Award for Nursing Excellence by the Wyoming Hospital Association. The Norman S. Holt Award is presented annually to one outstanding nurse in Wyoming who exhibits a dedication to the nursing profession.

What Our Patients Have to Say
  • "My experience at Cody was very, very good. It was excellent. The staff was great, and I was treated really well. It's a great place to be if you have to be in the hospital."

    - Critical Care Patient
  • "The doctors and nurses in the OB department were amazing. I really appreciated all of their hard work to make sure that I had a great birth experience at Cody Regional Hospital."

    - Women’s Health Patient
  • "Very knowledgeable and caring staff and I got very consistently good care while I was there."

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