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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Public Health Nursing Careers

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  •  904-253-1000

    Mailing Address

    921 N. Davis St. 

    Bldg. A, Suite 251 

    Jacksonville, FL 32209 

Public Health Nursing Opportunities 

If you are interested in a career in public health nursing, you'll find it at the Florida Department of Health in Duval County (DOH-Duval).

Consider these advantages:

  • Heightened career satisfaction
  • Opportunity to benefit the community
  • Stable work schedule
  • Tuition waivers

If you want to make a real difference in people's lives, if you want a position that lets you remember what real nursing is all about, and if you want the flexibility of having weekends and evenings to spend with your family - consider DOH-Duval.

DOH-Duval is recognized as an innovative leader in the delivery of quality health care throughout Duval County. Our extensive network of health centers and clinics makes us one of the largest public health institutions in the state of Florida. Our relationship with the University of Florida assures high quality, culturally competent health care of patients by board-certified University faculty members. Our mission is to improve the health and environment of Duval County and its residents. We are especially committed to eliminating health disparities in the community.

Diverse Roles for Improved Health Outcomes 

As a DOH-Duval nurse, you can play a wide variety of roles linking communities with improved community health. You can counsel and guide patients in their tuberculosis treatment at the Center for Specialized Pulmonary Services. You can investigate cases in Epidemiology, and collect and analyze data to detect the spread of infectious diseases. In the HIV clinic, you can educate patients on medications and treatment, and coordinate referrals for those with particular needs. You can be a care coordinator and assist in the management of care for children in need of referrals to specialized care.

Whether it's home visits, immunizations, safety training/bioterrorism preparations, or child safety training, DOH-Duval nurses go beyond traditional functions every day in order to better the health of individuals and the community.

For information about career nursing opportunities at DOH-Duval, please visit our website: