About Us

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses South Florida Chapter 1004

AORN South Florida Chapter 1004 is comprised of nurses from hospitals, ambulatory centers, retirees, and industry professionals within South Florida. 

Our mission is to make surgery safer for every patient, every time, by maintaining high standards and gladly advocating for patients pre, intra and post operatively. 

Our organization is committed to remaining current with standards and serving as a resource which helps our members enhance their professional growth and development through educational sessions, conferences, and networking opportunities.  In addition to serving our members we’re also committed to serving and helping the communities in which we live and work. We invite you to explore our website and visit our Events page for a list of upcoming events. We welcome the opportunity to network with you.

Our Vision

AORN will be the indispensable resource for evidence-based practice and education that establishes the standards of excellence in the delivery of perioperative nursing care. 

Our Values

  • Quality: Reliable, Timely, Accountable
  • Innovation: Creative, Risk Taking, Leading Edge
  • Communication: Open, Honest, Respectful
  • Collaboration: Teamwork, Inclusion, Diversity

Board of Directors

Paige Joseph – President

Winsome Miller – President Elect

Yami Fuentes – Vice President

Dr. Carmen Sierra – Advisor

Toni Morejon – Treasurer

Herbert Valencia

Marcelo Valencia – Education Chair

Dr. Natalie Jones

Nominating Committee

Jhonny Torres

Johanna Knaff

Phil Marotta – Secretary

If you’re interested in becoming more involved with our chapter please contact us at AORN1004@aornsouthflorida.com.