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Cape Coral Hospital Magnet Journey

Welcome from the Chief Nurse at Cape Coral Hospital

Candace Smith CNEThe opportunity to serve the Cape Coral Community is an honor.  The motto I best live with is to keep serving, keep learning, stay grateful and share everything you know.

The Cape team is filled with love, kindness, compassion and works with a strong sense of community.  The Journey to Excellence is well under way at Cape Coral Hospital.  We continue to evolve our Strategic Plan that supports engagement, quality, safety, care coordination and stewardship.  Thank you to Lee Health for the strong support given to our Cape Team.

With deep appreciation,


About Cape Coral Hospital

Cape Coral Hospital, a 291-bed health care hub centrally located on Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral, provides a wide range of services to the community, from special nursery care to weight management, diabetes, and chronic disease programs. As part of Lee Health, Cape Coral Hospital and its staff work hard each day to provide a safe and healthy environment for patients and visitors — focused on safety, prevention, and community connection.

View more details about Cape Coral Hospital here!

Cape Coral Hospital Magnet Journey 

Our Magnet Journey began in 2020 as we started making steps towards empowering our nursing staff, creating innovations in professional nursing practice, and building greater nursing research. The American Nurses Credentialing Center developed the Magnet Recognition Program for Excellence in Nursing Services.  

The five key components of the Magnet model include: 

  • Transformational Leadership
  • Structural Empowerment
  • Exemplary Professional Practice
  • New Knowledge
  • Innovations & Improvement
  • Empirical Outcomes

Be a part of our Cape Coral Hospital Magnet Journey!

Learn more about our nursing opportunities and current job openings!

Cape Coral Hospital Magnet