Nursing at UF&Shands

Nursing at UF Health

Working for UF Health means working for one of the most prominent and well-respected health systems in the Southeast. It means being exposed to the latest in life-saving technology, dedicating yourself to excellence, and joining over 3,500 of the best nurses in the world.

Our widely respected hospitals and satellite facilities provide a diversity of clinical practice settings where you can explore your potential, while enjoying the rewards of our system of success. This includes a personalized orientation plan, ongoing development opportunities, educational programs, a highly autonomous structure, a promote-from-within policy, flexible scheduling and desirable nurse/patient ratios.


UF Health has opportunities for nursing positions in Gainesville, Jacksonville, and surrounding counties in North Central Florida:

ANCC Magnet Recognition

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® recognizes healthcare institutions for excellence in nursing, quality care of patients, and innovations in the practice of nursing.

UF Health Shands Hospital, which consistently ranks as one of US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals in America, recently became only the 12th hospital in Florida and the 88th in the nation to achieve Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Gainesville Nursing Bash

The Gainesville Nursing Bash is a time to celebrate your accomplishment of graduating nursing school! Due to the current circumstances surrounding us today we made it possible to still have our event online and on an earlier date!

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National Nurses Week

UF Health has than 600 senior nursing staff members — nursing employees who have served with UF Health for at least 15 years. Watch this video to see what a few of our nurses love about working at UF Health and what keeps them here.