Registered Nurse, Med/Surg, Baptist Health

Date Posted: Aug 17, 2022

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Various shifts

Job Summary

*Up to $7,500 Sign-On Bonus*

Baptist Health is looking for Registered Nurses (RN) to join our Med/Surg units across northeast Florida. We have full-time, part-time, and PRN positions across our four adult hospitals - Baptist Jacksonville, Baptist South, Baptist Beaches, and Baptist Nassau. Future RN team members relocating from 75+ miles are eligible for relocation assistance. 

As a Registered Nurse for Baptist Health you will: 

  • Provide care to patients requiring treatment of any medical, surgical, or other condition
  • Embrace and uphold the hospital mission statement
  • Educate patients and families to their disease process and plan of care
  • Interact with physicians and other departments within the hospital 
  • Coordinate care provided by ancillary services
  • Act as the patient advocate
  • Participate in staff meetings and other unit activities

Why Baptist Health? All of our adult hospitals in northeast Florida are Magnet™ designated. We are committed to providing outstanding quality care to patients and the community with nursing excellence at the core. Baptist Health is locally-governed. Our health system is a not-for-profit organization owned by the community – not by shareholders. We are guided by a volunteer board of more than 85 engaged community leaders. The decisions that impact our employees and patients are made in our community and for our community. All Baptist Health hospitals, including Wolfson Children’s Hospital, received the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” status, demonstrating the health system’s continued commitment to fostering an environment that prioritizes inclusion for team members, patients and families.

Baptist Health offers a variety of employee benefits. There are a number of options for Health Plans, Flexible Spending accounts, Life Inusrance, Disability Coverage, Work Life Balance & Wellbeing, Tuition Reimbursement, Retirement Plans, and more. Eligibility may vary.

If you are interested in pursuing a Med/Surg RN position at Baptist Health, apply now or reach out to 

In keeping with our mission and core values, Baptist is requiring that all team members complete their COVID-19 vaccine series or obtain a medical or religious exemption by 11/15/2021 or at time of hire after this date.

Education Required

Associate's Degree - Nursing

Education Preferred

Bachelor's Degree - Nursing


  • At least one year of RN licensure required 
  • RNs with less than one year of RN licensure can apply for our New Grad RN Residency Program

License and Certification

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required
  • Licensed Registered Nurse Required


Baptist Jacksonville (Downtown)
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, Florida, 32207

Location Overview

For more than 20 years, health care consumers have named Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville the "most preferred healthcare provider" in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health system, Baptist Jacksonville provides the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies, such as the robotic-assisted da Vinci™ Surgical System. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is Baptist Health's flagship tertiary-care hospital. Designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in patient care, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has repeatedly been named among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals.” The hospital has also been ranked as high performing in more than 10 specialties from neurology and neurosurgery to gynecology, diabetes, endocrinology,oncology and more.  Baptist Health also has a new Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center, which is a regional epicenter for advanced treatment of strokes, aneurysms and other brain conditions.  As one of 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is located close to sports, theater and music venues, museums, shopping and dining.