DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (May 4, 2017) – Robert Love has been named the director of emergency services for Halifax Health. In this role, he is charged with overseeing the operations of Halifax Health’s emergency departments in Daytona Beach, Port Orange and Deltona.
Love brings to Halifax Health more than 20 years of experience in emergency services within community, tertiary and trauma care hospitals that includes nursing leadership, patient care and quality improvement. In addition, he brings to the position expertise in clinical operations, fiscal management, staff mentorship and project management.
Prior to joining Halifax Health, Love served in various leadership positions with Novant Health hospitals in North Carolina, including senior director of emergency services and director of nursing for clinical operations. He most recently served as the interim executive director of nursing for emergency services for Jackson Madison Medical Center in Tennessee.
Love has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. He later earned a Master of Hospital Administration from Pfeiffer University, also in North Carolina. He is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and also holds a Lean Bronze Certification.
Love is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Emergency Nurses Association. He has been published in the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a children’s community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.