Wesley Healthcare March 10, 2015

WICHITA – Wesley Medical Center has named Joyce Soule, a healthcare executive with more than 20 years’ leadership experience, its new chief nursing officer.

“Joyce has a demonstrated track record of success, and she is known for her team development skills and her focus on building a positive nursing culture,” said Bill Voloch, Wesley’s interim president and CEO. “I’m excited about the leadership and vision she’ll bring to our clinical teams.”

Soule most recently served as the chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. She has previously held several other senior leadership positions, including vice president of surgical services at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Dallas, Texas, and director of perioperative services at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Bedford, Texas.

Soule received her associate’s degree in nursing from College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, and her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in healthcare administration from Graceland University in Independence, Missouri.

“I’m very excited to be joining the staff of such a well-regarded and growing health delivery system at Wesley,” Soule said. “I’m looking forward to partnering with the nursing staff, managers and leaders to help support the hospital’s mission of ensuring quality health care for every patient, every time.”

Soule has served on the community action board for an Atlanta-based organization that serves the underserved and homeless within in Atlanta, and she has serviced with the Georgia Nurses Association legislative committee. She and her husband, Greg, have four daughters.

She will begin her new position with Wesley in May.

For more information about Wesley Medical Center and its services, please visit www.wesleymc.com.

Wesley Medical Center is the region’s leading acute care hospital network providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912. As a leader in Overall Recommended Care in national surveys, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita, with Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Galichia ER. Wesley owns and operates Galichia Heart Hospital, WesleyCare Clinics and the Pediatric Center of Kansas. To learn more about Wesley Medical Center, please visit www.wesleymc.com.