Nursing Careers at BayCare

It takes a special kind of person to become a nurse. And we’re hoping that you’re one of those special people who would like to be a BayCare nurse.

Every day, our amazing nurses deliver a level of excellence and compassion that’s extraordinary. Whether assisting a new mother during labor, helping a patient at home after surgery or helping save a life in the emergency department, BayCare nurses make a difference in patients’ lives every day. It’s no wonder BayCare is designated as a Pathway to Excellence Organization® and ranked as one the nation's highest-performing large health systems. 

And while they’re taking such good care of our patients, we know we have to take good care of them. So, when you become a BayCare nurse, we support your personal and professional growth by offering a range of benefits, educational opportunities and a healthy work-life balance.

Are you ready to be part of our amazing nursing team?

Benefits of Being a BayCare Nurse

Nursing isn’t just what you do, it’s who you are.

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young male baycare clinician wearing blue scrubs and assisting his patient
  • Nursing Shared Governance
    At BayCare, we empower nurses to take an active role in decisions that affect nursing practice. Our shared governance model is a partnership between clinical nurses and leadership to promote a positive work environment, enhance communication, and foster mutual respect between nurses and other health care professionals.
  • Flexibility
    BayCare has hundreds of locations in West Central Florida and you can choose from full-time, part-time, seasonal or pool positions.
  • Training and Education

    We offer a variety of opportunities to support your professional growth:

    • Tuition Assistance
    • Clinical Ladder/Pay For Skills
    • CEUs
    • Leadership Training
    • Earn As You Learn Programs
    • Specialty Internships
    • RN Residency Program
    • Educational Partnerships
    • Nursing Grants & Scholarships
    • Preceptor Pay
  • Recognition

    Our nurses are extraordinary, and we recognize their achievements through a variety of programs:

    • DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses
    • Certification Recognition
    • Nursing Excellence Recognition
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Medical
      We subsidize 75% of the medical benefit costs for team members and their families. You can choose from three comprehensive medical plans that include pharmacy benefits.
    • Dental
      We offer two dental plans to meet your needs – from basic preventive services to comprehensive services including orthodontics.
    • Vision
      Coverage for eye exams, prescription glasses and contact lenses at a discounted cost.
  • Technology

    We invest in the latest technology to help you care for patients:

    • Electronic Medical Records
    • Computerized Charting
    • Nursing Technology Robotics
    • State-of-the-Art Monitoring
  • Relocation Assistance
    Moving from outside of Florida? Relocation assistance is available for some positions.
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BayCare Registered Nurse Residency Program

Our one-year registered nurse (RN) residency program is designed to increase the confidence and competence of newly graduated registered nurses and develop their foundational knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to ensure clinical excellence.