Nursing at UF Health Shands HomeCare

UF Health Shands HomeCare strives to maintain our patients’ quality of life with a true dedication to providing personal care in a comfortable and familiar setting. Our staff of highly trained RNs is supported by a team of therapists, medical social workers, home health aides and homemakers/companions, all selected for their ability to provide individualized treatment.

Comprehensive in-home services delivered by UF Health Shands HomeCare include:

  • At-home medical treatments
  • Long-term illness care
  • Assistance for daily living
  • Skilled nursing care
  • Rehabilitative care
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Medical social workers
  • Infusion therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Meeting the unique care and comfort needs of our patients is the primary responsibility we focus on every day. Join us in bringing the best of UF Health Shands HealthCare home to our community.

Unit Scopes

UF Health Shands HomeCare is a comprehensive, Joint Commission-accredited home health agency, meeting the needs of patients in a 12-county area. Our nurses uphold a mission to manage resources in a responsible manner, while providing responsive, integrated patient-focused services with the goal of achieving optimal health throughout the entire continuum of care.

The working environment allows for flexible work hours and a high degree of independence, with a nationally recognized, physician-driven organization known for innovative offerings such as:

  • Congestive heart failure in-home program
  • Diabetic in-home program
  • Fall prevention program
  • Hip and knee in-home program
  • Myocardial infarction in-home program
  • Orthopaedic in-home program
  • Stroke Recovery in-home program

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Explore our available position on the UF Health Shands Careers website.

Jennifer Zimmerman, RN, explaining to a parent and her daughter how to use a bedside asthma action plan.