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New Nurse Manager

PALM COAST, Fla., November 2, 2018 – Florida Hospital Flagler has named Alexander Kovalev as the hospital’s new nurse manager for the operating room, endoscopy and sterile processing.

In his new role, Kovalev will oversee the functioning of the operating room, endoscopy and sterile processing areas. Part of his responsibilities will include ensuring all equipment, supplies and resources are appropriately available for staff and surgeon and maintaining a quality and caring environment for patients.
Kovalev most recently served as a circulating nurse and would prepare and help complete surgical procedures in the intraoperative setting.

A Deltona resident, Kovalev earned a nursing diploma from St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing, in Trenton, New Jersey, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.

About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital’s parent company, Adventist Health System, has announced that it will soon change its name to AdventHealth. Based in Altamonte Springs, Adventist Health System is one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospital campuses in nine states and more than 80,000 employees. As of Jan. 2, 2019, Florida Hospital Flagler will adopt the AdventHealth name and logo. This name change is not the result of a merger, acquisition or change in ownership, but part of our efforts to help consumers easily identify AdventHealth’s care locations and services. We remain steadfastly committed to delivering whole-person care for the mind, body and spirit and our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ remains the same.

Located in Palm Coast, Florida Hospital Flagler has 99-beds and is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region. For more information about Florida Hospital Flagler, visit