STEP ONE: Watch THis Video


Welcome to the Nurse Bash

It is vital to watch our welcome video in it’s entirety to hear from our Chief Nursing Officer and HR Recruiters. You will receive information about salary, benefits and our residency program. Most importantly, you will learn how to schedule your GN interview(s)!

Irene Alexaitis, Vice President Nursing and Patient Services, UF Health Shands Play Video


Learn about our nursing specialties and hear from our managers and clinical leaders. Find out what inspires you.

Medical / Surgical

The medical/surgical practice at UF Health Shands Hospital is vast in its size and scope. We emphasize a total patient care delivery model, with all newly hired RNs receiving orientation at the hospital, department and unit levels.

Critical & Intermediate Care

As a Level I Trauma Center, UF Health Shands Hospital has earned a reputation for providing care in the most extreme situations. Our inclusive total patient care model ensures that we provide patients and their families education, care and support at every step of the process.

Emergency Services

Emergency services at UF Health Shands Hospital are comprised of the Emergency Department, which includes triage/medical screening area, minor care area and a clinical decision unit; and ShandsCair, the critical care transport system of UF Health Shands Hospital.

Psychiatric Care

SPH is an 81-bed private, not-for-profit institution that specializes in behavioral health care and is a distinct part unit of SPH, serving as the psychiatric and substance use treatment program. SPH is a designated Baker Act Receiving Hospital.



Nursing Employment Guide

Our guide contains information on UF Health Shands benefits, how to schedule an interview, and how to apply for a position with nursing.

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UF Health Shands Human Resources

Questions? Contact Us!

We're here to answer your questions and help you in deciding you want to join the UF Health team. Please call us at (352) 265-7583 or send us an email.


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