Orlando Health, a $3.8 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 3,300 beds serving Central Florida and beyond, seeks an outstanding leader as the Assistant Vice President, Orlando Health & Chief Medical Officer, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies (WPH). A member of the WPH executive leadership team, the Chief Medical Officer works collaboratively with the Medical and Hospital Staff to ensure evidence-based practice standards, protocols, and direction are in place, and ensures the highest quality and efficiency of patient care.
Reporting to and in partnership with the Senior Vice President, Orlando Health and President, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, Kelly Nierstedt, the Chief Medical Officer Executive will be responsible for clinical leadership and administering clinical quality with the goal of delivering exceptional clinical and patient-centric women’s health and neonatal services in Orlando, the Southeast Region and for establishing Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies as a nationally recognized leader in Women and Babies clinical care.
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Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies is dedicated exclusively to the unique healthcare needs of women and babies in a caring, family-centered environment. An extraordinary Orlando Health facility, Winnie Palmer is home to leading physicians, surgeons and specialists, as well as one of the nation’s largest and most successful neonatal intensive care units. Physicians provide specialized care that covers all facets of women's health, from comprehensive gynecological services and minimally invasive surgeries to obstetrics and high-risk pregnancies and births.
Winnie Palmer Hospital has a total of 350 beds, 142 of those beds are in the NICU. Their women’s emergency room or triage area is one of the largest and busiest in the country and has approximately 50,000 visits annually. Winnie Palmer also has a five bed ICU dedicated to women.
Winnie Palmer Hospital has one of the busiest and most experienced labor and delivery units in the nation, delivering over 14,000 babies every year. Winnie Palmer is the second largest birth volume hospital in the United States. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the largest in the United States under one roof.
Established in 2011, Orlando Health Medical Group (OHMG) now includes more than 600 employed physicians trained in more than 50 adult and pediatric specialty practices located throughout Orlando and across six counties. The medical group was established as a Florida not-for-profit corporation to organize Orlando Health’s specialists into an integrated care delivery model. Its goal is to improve patients’ overall health, this multidisciplinary setting is the ideal way to receive care throughout a patient’s lifetime.
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