Gainesville, Florida UF Health Shands Hospital
Immerse yourself in opportunity here at our Magnet-caliber Level 1 Trauma Center and teaching hospital. Our campus is home to more than 100 leading specialties and several centers of excellence, including cancer, cardiovascular, neuromedicine and transplant. UF Health Shands Hospital is the state’s leading referral system because of innovative breakthroughs and a nationally and internationally recognized staff. Our teams also collaborate closely with the six UF Health Science Center colleges, including the College of Nursing, further advancing education and scientific discovery. We are the flagship facility within the UF Health system, noted for the expanse of our resources and the complexity of our care.
Nursing leadership is recognized for our visionary guidance to a team of more than 3,000 registered nurses. We have an obligation to each nurse that works here to provide a professional practice environment where nurses can thrive, gain exposure to diverse, state-of-the-art clinical practice settings, and be supported in their professional development journey. We believe exceptional nursing practice is achieved and maintained when nurses are supported to be autonomous and accountable in delivering high quality, evidence-based care in a team-based culture.
UF Health Shands Nursing
To provide Experienced Care, Expert Caring to our patients, families, and community.
UF HEALTH SHANDS NURSING
To Set A New Standard Of Excellence in autonomous, accountable nursing practice, committed to patient advocacy and innovative patient care, in a climate of trust and collaboration
UF HEALTH SHANDS NURSING
A Message from the Chief Nursing Officer
If you are looking for a cutting-edge practice environment where you can grow and develop in any nursing specialty of your choosing, I encourage you to join our team at UF Health Shands Hospital.
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UF Health Shands Hospital
Whatever your experience and interest, whatever your goals and aspirations, UF Health Shands Hospital has a specialty focus where you can grow and develop to your full potential.
As an academic medical center, UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to supporting our nurses’ quest for education, knowledge and career development.
Research & Innovation
UF Health Shands Hospital fosters the spirit of inquiry and innovation into clinical nursing practice and supports nurse participation in the research process and dissemination of research findings.
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.
Accredited Practice Transition Program
The ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program recognizes residency or fellowship programs that transition registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) into new practice settings.
2021 Nursing Annual Report
Inside this report, the power of UF Health Shands nurses is showcased by working together, earning well-deserved awards and creating innovative solutions in response to COVID-19.