DELAND, Fla., August 1, 2016 Maria Pinheiro has been selected to serve as the nursing director of Florida Hospital DeLand's medical and surgical units.
In this role, Pinheiro will provide nursing leadership on the hospitals fourth floor medical and surgical units. She has been with Adventist Health System since 2011, and most recently served as nurse manager of a large surgical unit at Florida Hospital Altamonte.
In her more than 20 years of nursing experience, Pinheiro has worked in a variety of nursing positions, including case management, dialysis, oncology, long term care facility, and nurse management.
An Oviedo resident, she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacred Heart College.
About Florida Hospital DeLand
Florida Hospital DeLand is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 164-beds, Florida Hospital DeLand is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 907 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.