May 11 2020 – North Shore Medical Center welcomes Armando Aguilera, BSN, RN as its new hospital emergency department director. In his new role, Aguilera will be responsible for managing clinical nursing staff and administrative planning for emergency services.
Aguilera has more than 12 years of experience providing emergency department care. For the last 3 years, he served as ED assistant nurse manager at sister facility, Coral Gables Hospital. Aguilera was responsible for providing operational and administrative support to the ED department director as well as collaborating with the ER clinical nurse specialist, medical director, physicians, and clinical staff to manage, assess and enhance patient care and patient satisfaction. Aguilera also provided guidance on nursing practice, hiring and retention, budgeting and quality improvement.
“We are excited to welcome Armando to North Shore Medical Center,” said Mark Racicot, hospital CEO. “He is truly committed to providing excellent patient care and enhancing the experience for our patients in a safe environment.”
Aguilera earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Miami Dade College School of Nursing and just graduated from the University of Turabo where he earned his Master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner. He is also a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
About North Shore Medical Center
North Shore Medical Center is a 337-bed general acute care community hospital located at 1100 NW 95th Street in Miami, Florida. The hospital is part of Tenet Healthcare’s Miami-Dade Group and has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of the North Miami community for more than 65 years. North Shore Medical Center offers a broad range of services, including: 24/7 emergency care, maternity services with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a cardiac catheterization lab, and psychiatric care. The hospital also offers specialized centers including: A Community Cancer Center, Comprehensive Breast Institute, Sleep Disorders Center, Pain Care Center and Comprehensive Stroke Care Center.
North Shore Medical Center has consistently won achievement awards with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines program. The hospital has earned the 2018 Stroke and Target Stroke Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award and the 2018 Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. First in Florida Joint Commission Accredited Chest Pain Center. North Shore Medical Center is among 832 Hospitals Nationwide Awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe and making the highest safety standards in the U.S for Fall, 2017 and Spring 2018. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is the gold standard for comparing hospital’s performance on the national standards of quality and efficiency that are most relevant to consumers and purchasers of care.
North Shore Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about North Shore Medical Center, please visit www.northshoremedical.com.