New Chief Nursing Officer Named for Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital

Orlando, FL (February 28, 2023) – Jennifer Stoeke has been named assistant vice president, Orlando Health, and chief nursing officer for Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital. 

Jennifer joined Orlando Health in 2002 as a frontline nurse for the women’s unit at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies. During her 12-year tenure, she was promoted to nursing operations manager within the same unit and led the team to achieve the highest performing patient experience scores at Orlando Health by maintaining top 10% patient experience for six consecutive years. 

Most recently, Jennifer served as patient care administrator at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, where she had executive leadership oversight of inpatient and emergency room nursing and responsibility for strategic planning, quality initiatives and team engagement. Jennifer has also twice served as interim chief nursing officer for Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips, providing her with valuable executive leadership experience for her new role at Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital, along with two facilities still in development in Orlando Health Lake Mary Hospital and the Orlando Health ER Longwood. 

Jennifer earned a bachelor’s in nursing from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s in nursing from Walden University. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. 


About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8.1 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States.

Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows.

The 3,238-bed system includes 23 hospitals and emergency departments – 18 of which are currently operational with five coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, more than 100 adult and pediatric primary care practices, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 60 outpatient facilities that include imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,000 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 25,000 team members and more than 1,200 physicians.

In FY22, Orlando Health served nearly 142,000 inpatients and 3.9 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided more than $782 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more in FY 21, the most recent period for which this information is available. Additional information can be found at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.

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