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Woodruff Named New Chief Nursing Officer

Julie Woodruff, RN, BSN

Julie Woodruff, RN, BSN

Saint Francis is proud to announce the appointment of Julie Woodruff, RN, BSN, as Chief Nursing Officer.

In her new role, Woodruff will be responsible for the standards of patient care and nursing practice. She will be the nurse leader at the executive level, providing authority and accountability as it regards to patient care and nursing practice. She will also participate with the Board of Directors, Executive Staff, Medical Staff, and clinical leaders to assist in directing the decision-making structures and processes of the Medical Center.

Woodruff joined Saint Francis in 1998 and served as Operating Room Manager before being named Surgical Services Director in 2016. Her experience also includes service as a Nurse Manager and Surgical Assistant for an OB-GYN practice.

Woodruff earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State University.

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