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AdventHealth Director – Diabetes Institute and Whole Health Orlando in Orlando, Florida


Director – Diabetes Institute and Whole Health AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street Orlando, FL

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time, 8a – 5p, Monday - Friday

You Will Be Responsible For:


Provides leadership and strategic direction to the Advent Health Diabetes Institute (AHDI).

Collaborates with AdventHealth Diabetes and Endocrine Clinics, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI), CREATION Health, Alliance and Innovation Exchange, community partners and hospital departments to maximize opportunities for improving the health of our community and lowering the cost of healthcare through the management and prevention of Diabetes and Obesity.

The deployment of a whole person screening and resourcing to assess whole health-related social needs

Staffing responsibilities of team inclusive of diabetes education/schedulers, culinary medicine team, commercial bundle, and whole health team members

Establishes centralization of health and wellness messaging and programs with Advisory Board

Develops and Operates whole health programmatic interventions inclusive of functional medicine, diabetes education, and lifestyle medicine.

Measures outcomes through research and program evaluation partnerships.

Responsible for the partnerships for behavioral health services and ensuring services are meeting contractual standards.

Physician, Clinician, and Student education on Population Health, inclusive of whole health

Oversee operational function of AHDI Diabetes Education, Center for Nutritional Excellence, New Day New Weigh weight management and Thrive Diabetes Corporate Care Program

Provides strategic and operational direction for all aspects of AHDI including strategy, business development, education programs, core operations and divisional diabetes alignment strategies


Ensures staff compliance with HIPPA

Ensures compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation as needed

Responsible for maintaining required American Diabetes Association accreditation recognition in good standing for seven Florida Hospital Campuses and regional and state affiliate programs


Meets budget expectations for the Whole Health programs and services

Works with finance team for ROI (inclusive of downstream financials)

Ensures appropriate analysis and corrective action to meet financial metrics

Coordinates any necessary capital spending related to new space, new equipment, or spending of foundation accounts for capital needs for the AHDI


Responsible for development of long- and short-term business goals and strategies for growing relationships with providers and clients to ensure growth and success of Whole Health and AHDI

Leads client partnerships to further improve the health of our community and reduce the per-person cost of healthcare by deploying and developing programs that focus on whole health, diabetes management for large group, an innovative approach to diabetes education, diabetes prevention and obesity

Oversees the AHU & GME curriculum build and deployment for population health


Performs ongoing review of all program operations and effectiveness and leads change efforts accordingly.

Provides oversight and direction to the leadership team for development and implementation of performance improvement activities.

Partners with Physicians and Provider Support for practice process improvement in relation to Complete Care Service Delivery Expectations.

Identifies opportunities for new revenue streams to support Whole Health/AHDI programs


Develops of partnerships and serves as the executive liaison and consultant to AHDI related corporate and community partners.


Ensures smooth operations within AHDI as the defined scope of: diabetes corporate care programs, weight management program, center for nutritional excellence, diabetes educational offerings, and additional endocrinology programmatic support

Oversees the leadership team responsible for daily operations in compliance with financial critical success factors.


What you will need


Strong organizational skills

Excellent problem-solving skills

Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex information in understandable terms to target audience

Thorough knowledge of social determinants of health in communities specifically related to mental illness, emotional disturbances, and substance abuse.

Strategic thinking and planning

Ability to lead others with positive influence

Demonstrate positive business outcomes

Familiarity with trends in Federal and State policies related to social and behavioral health


Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Psychology/Behavioral Health, Healthcare, or Business

Five (5) years of functional experience

Three (3) years of program/project management or leadership experience


Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Behavioral Health, or Business


Current registration with Florida Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.