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Nursing at Palm Bay Hospital

"The Perfect Place to Grow"

Palm Bay Hospital (PBH) is a great place to start, continue or advance your professional nursing career. As Health First’s newer "hometown" hospital, PBH provides you with a warm, close-knit atmosphere in beautiful Palm Bay, Florida. See our current openings and apply online now, or call the Health First Job Line at 866-448-4347.

Award winning, highly technical and caring environment

  • 2006 VHA Leadership Award for Hospital Early Assessment Response Team (Rapid Response Team)
  • Latest technology including VitalWatch, Central Florida's first and only  eICU (electronic Intensive Care Unit)
  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment

Endless opportunities for advancement

  • Growing hospital with variety of services, nursing fields & specialties
  • Now expanded to 140 beds plus 12 ICU beds with 2-way video eICU monitoring 
  • Smooth interdepartmental transitions
  • Active & accessible leadership
  • PBH benefits from the resources of a large health system

Great location and climate

  • Located in beautiful in Palm Bay in south Brevard County, Florida
  • Minutes from local beaches, rivers and the Intercostal Waterway
  • Orlando and area attractions just over an hour away
  • Great shopping, dining and entertainment
  • Melbourne International Airport nearby
  • Palm Bay information:

Family-friendly work environment and community

  • Family & patient centered care including open visitations
  • Supportive and team-focused work environment
  • Mentoring/preceptoring available
  • Opportunities for social & leisure activities with co-workers
  • Family-friendly community
  • Great school system
  • Many parks, dog parks and community centers
  • Community colleges and universities within driving distance


What nurses have to say about working at Palm Bay Community Hospital

"Health First has been an excellent place to begin my nursing career. As a new nurse, it is reassuring to know that I am in competent hands, which allows me to better care for my patients. Thank you for caring for me PBH!"

RN, Progressive Care Unit



"We, as care givers, can positively change the health and well-being of our community by giving excellent care and ongoing education."

RN, Emergency Department



"The reason I enjoy working for PBH is we are like a family here. Everyone gets along and is always willing to help out. We are a great team!"

RN II, Clinical Charge Nurse, Medical Surgical