We are excited to welcome Kathy E. Neely, MBA MSN RN NEA-BC, to the CHI St. Vincent family. Kathy is the interim vice president of patient care services for the Infirmary, North and Morrilton. She started on Monday, August 22.
Kathy has over 16 years of experience as a Chief Nursing Officer in large complex organizations. Kathy has worked in several Level I and II trauma centers in Chicago and spent seven years at Wesley Medical Center, Kansas and Galichia Heart Hospital (760 and 72 licensed beds respectively). She is known for her ability to increase coworker and physician engagement and being a very visible leader.
We have a search for this critical nursing executive role underway.
Bryan Williams will continue to help guide system nursing initiatives and work closely with the rest of the nursing leadership team while we are recruiting.
Please join us in welcoming Kathy to the team.