Homestead Hospital

Homestead Hospital names Ana M. Cabrera, DNP, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC, CCRN, vice president and chief nursing officer

October 2, 2020

HOMESTEAD, FL – September 22, 2020 – Homestead Hospital, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has named Ana M. Cabrera, DNP, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC, CCRN, vice president and chief nursing officer. Ms. Cabrera’s productive nursing career has spanned 32 years—16 of which have been spent serving in nursing leadership roles. She most recently held the position of Homestead Hospital’s interim chief nursing officer, providing guidance and oversight for nursing operations.

“We are pleased to appoint Ms. Cabrera to this vitally important hospital leadership position,” said Kenneth Spell, CEO of Homestead Hospital. “She is a dynamic leader who is focused on patient care and better outcomes. During this unprecedented pandemic, she has effectively led our nursing team and collaborated with chief nursing officers throughout Baptist Health to provide outstanding care to our patients and families.”

Prior to her appointment as interim CNO, Ms. Cabrera served as assistant vice president of nursing at Homestead Hospital. She was responsible for Perinatal Services, Surgical Services, Critical Care, Progressive Care as well as the Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments, which have more than 85,000 visits annually. In addition, Ms. Cabrera represents Homestead Hospital on various system-wide committees and is a member of the American Nurses Association and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Ms. Cabrera earned a master’s degree in nursing as an acute care nurse practitioner and a doctorate in nursing practice, both from Barry University in Miami. She is board certified as an acute care nurse practitioner, nurse executive advanced and critical care registered nurse. She resides in Homestead with her spouse of 30 years, Gabriel, and has two grown sons, Jose and Steven.

About Homestead Hospital
Homestead Hospital is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, nearly 23,000 employees, more than 4,000 physicians and more than 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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