As chief nursing officer for Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital, Christina McGuirk oversees nursing services at the hospital and at the freestanding Orlando Health Emergency Room at Horizon West.
Christina joined Orlando Health more than 25 years ago and has held nursing leadership positions at multiple facilities within the system. Over the past five years, she has assisted in the expansion of Orlando Health -- Health Central’s emergency department and new inpatient bed tower. She also guided the hospital toward achieving specialty program accreditations by the Joint Commission for chest pain, stroke, heart failure, total hip and total knee replacement, and spine center.
Christina earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Central Florida in Orlando and her master’s degree in health services administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. She holds executive nursing board certifications from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Organization of Nurse Executives and is an active member of the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives.