The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Beacon Award for Excellence assists hospital units on their path to excellence, honoring individual units that distinguish themselves by improving every facet of patient care. The Beacon Award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction.
The Beacon Award's three levels of designation, Gold, Silver and Bronze recognize significant milestones along a unit's journey. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Florida Hospital Orlando received the 2014 Silver Level Beacon Award! joining an elite group as only 22 hospital nursing units in the entire state of Florida carry this distinction!
We are located in the Main Campus on the second floor, behind the 2 East Nurses' station. Phone: 110-2700.
The Nurse Manager is Tabitha Mendez, BSN, RN, Phone: 303-5658
Department Chairman: Jorge Suarez, MD
Medical Director: George Palmer, MD
Co-Medical Director: Nayer Khouzam, MD
Lori Hadas, CCRN-CSC, CCNS, ARNP-BC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
To reach the Assistant Nurse Manager's SpectraLink phone call 110-4628.