SONYA FOSTER, RN, BSN, BC, WCC, CLNC
Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer
Wilson Senior Care
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Sonya Smith 8913 FinalLeadership Profile: Sonya Foster began her career with Wilson Senior Care in 2007 as a Quality Assurance and Risk Management Nurse and was promoted to her current role, Chief Clinical Officer, in 2011. Sonya has over 22 years of RN experience. Five of those years were in an acute care setting as a Medical/Surgical Nurse. Sonya has 18 years of experience in Long Term Care, serving as a Director of Nursing and one year as an Assistant Director of Nursing. In addition, she has over 10 years of experience as a Nurse Consultant. Sonya was previously employed for 13 years by Health Management Resources where she provided clinical oversight to 7 of their 24 Long Term Care Facilities.

Sonya received an Associate Degree in Nursing from the University of South Carolina at Coastal Carolina in 1991. In 2005 she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina. Sonya is Certified in Geriatrics, Wound Care, and as a Legal Nurse Consultant. She is currently working towards her Masters in Health Administration.

Sonya previously has served as a member of the Lions Club and the Darlington County Council on Aging board.

Sonya and her husband Ken live in Mullins, SC. She enjoys running, reading and art.

What she enjoys most about WSC?

“Challenging and exciting to work in LTC and to focus on quality care and performance improvement initiatives!” ~Sonya