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Nursing at Health First - Join the team!

Health First is a multi-hospital and outpatient healthcare services network that is committed to each and every one of our 1,600 nurses system wide. We are looking for excellent nurses to join our team. See our current openings and apply online now, or call the Health First Job Line at 866-448-4347.

Why Choose to Work for Health First?

Health First has a reputation of excellence

  • Over 60 years of dedication to compassionate care
  • Evidence-based practice environment
  • 4 Hospitals, outpatient clinics, physician offices, Hospice, ambulatory surgery center and home care opportunities with more than 6,000 dedicated associates:
    • Cape Canaveral Hosptial (CCH), Cocoa Beach - 150 beds
    • Holmes Regional Medical Center (HRMC), Melbourne - 514 beds
    • Palm Bay  Hospital (PBH), Palm Bay - 152 beds 
    • Viera Hospital, Viera - 84 beds 

Certifications and Latest Technology

  • Named one of “Top 100 Health Care Systems” in the nation
  • Ranked #1 in Florida and top 5% in the nation for overall Cardiac Services (HRMC & PBCH) by HealthGrades
  • Primary Stroke Center Certified by Joint Commission
  • Named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals and health systems
  • First and only hospital system in Central Florida to have VitalWatch, an eICU(electronic Intensive Care Unit)

Competitive Pay

  • Defined Clinical / Career Ladder – RNI, RNII, RNIII
  • National Certification pay
  • Competitive market-driven salaries
  • Per Diem pool
  • Shift Differential Pay for 2nd (10%) & 3rd (27%) shifts
  • Winter Team assignments available
  • Relocation Bonus up to $2,000 for qualified RNs


Career Advancement & Endless Opportunities

  • Flexibility in locations and shifts - CAREshift, an online search of open shifts throughout the system
  • Variety of services, nursing fields and specialties
  • Mentorship programs for new-hires
  • Graduate Nurses Program including:
    • Individualized preceptorships
    • Quarterly meetings with Chief Nursing Officer and Leadership team
    • Structured didactic & Educational Assistance bonus
  • Nurse Recognition programs
  • Nursing Committee Opportunities including:
    • Shared Governance Model
    • Nursing Research
    • Nurse Action Team
    • Nursing Recruitment & Retention
  • Yearly Associate Satisfaction Survey
  • Patient Safety & Quality Hotline
  • Employee Retention Hotline
  • Open-door policy for all associates

Location, Location, Location!