University Plaza Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
, part of the
Plaza Health Network
Francisco (Frank) Alfonso
as its new director of nursing. University Plaza is located at 724 N.W. 19th Street in Miami, Florida. Alfonso is a
Family Nurse Practitioner
(FNP/ARNP) who is able to assess, diagnose and treat subacute illness and chronic conditions allowing him to provide a higher level of sub-acute care. In fact, at all six Plaza Health Network centers, ARNPs are part of an on-site interdisciplinary team that is helping to redefine the way care is delivered to patients. Alfonso, formerly the director of nursing at Plaza Health Network's
Ponce Plaza Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
, brings his extensive experience and wealth of knowledge to University Plaza, a facility equipped to provide subacute and critical care as well as rehabilitative services, located in the heart of Miami's medical district.
"Frank has been an integral member of the leadership team at Plaza Health Network," said
Elaine Bloom, President and CEO. "Through his advanced nursing skills and expertise, I have no doubt that he will elevate the already top-notch care provided to patients at University Plaza."