Wesley Medical Center July 30, 2018

WICHITA – Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER welcomes back Jelinda Gose, RN, to serve as its new associate chief nursing officer.

“We are very excited to welcome back Jelinda to Woodlawn as the new associate chief nursing officer,” said Tripp Owings, Wesley Woodlawn CEO. “Her previous leadership experience and nursing background are going to be tremendous assets to Woodlawn.”

In this role, Gose will lead hospital service excellence efforts by creating and maintaining an environment in which nurses are able to perform their jobs effectively, as well as ensuring that patient services are in compliance with nursing care standards and well as state and federal regulations. She also will assist in the development of nursing policies and procedures and assist the chief nursing officer with nurse recruitment, retention, training and quality assurance.

Gose began her career with Wesley in the early 2000s, serving for 13 years in a variety of roles from nursing manager of the medical/surgical unit to Woodlawn’s clinical house supervisor. She comes back to Woodlawn from Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Kansas City where she served as the nursing director of the cardiac telemetry unit.

“I am very excited to be back and working with the amazing team at Woodlawn,” Gose said. “The hospital has been home to me for much of my career and has blessed me with so many opportunities to grow and develop as a professional leader in the healthcare field.”

Gose graduated from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in nursing from MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas.

Gose enjoys spending time at the lake, going to the movies, bowling and playing card games with her family. She and her husband, Kevin, have two daughters.

For more information about Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER and its services, please visit www.wesleymc.com.

Wesley Healthcare 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 Medical Center 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 the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Woodlawn ER, Wesley Derby ER, and the region’s only pediatric ER.  Wesley owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, multiple WesleyCare clinics and the region’s only dedicated children’s hospital – Wesley Children’s Hospital. To learn more about Wesley Healthcare, please visit www.wesleymc.com