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Nursing Careers

We believe the provision of highly skilled, competent and compassionate nursing care is essential to fulfill our commitment to excellence in clinical practice, theory, research, and community outreach.

As the largest single health care workforce, nurses play a key role in patient safety – our overriding priority. Our nurses make safe delivery of care their top priority as well, and are rewarded for their efforts, kindness, teamwork, and clear communication.

Nursing Opportunities

Lee Health provides opportunities for a variety of registered nurses:

  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Case Manager Registered Nurse
  • Home Health Aide
  • Certified Nurse - Midwives
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • "As needed" PRNs providing flexible work schedules

Nursing Residencies

Lee Health has various nursing internship programs conducted throughout the year available to both new graduates and experienced nurses interested in pursuing a different specialty. Each program offers a unique combination of classroom and clinical experiences emphasizing the percepted experience provided with a clinical coach on the nursing unit. 

Learn more about Nursing Residencies here 

Development and Training

Lee Health uses clinical coaches at each acute care facility, supporting staff nurses in question practice and becoming involved in building nursing evidence. We are generating excitement around research questions and evidenced-based practice, engaging staff nurses in journal clubs and research projects at the System.

Clinical Practice Council

Comprised of a cross section of staff nurses, the Clinical Practice Council works with nursing’s senior leadership, education and a multidisciplinary committee to drive decisions on Lee Health nursing and direct patient care. Nurses have input in decisions that affect the way work gets done.

Our Commitment to the Community

As part of Lee Health, Cape Coral Hospital and its staff work hard each day to provide a safe and healthy environment for patients and visitors. With a focus on safety, prevention, and community connection we encourage you to learn more about our Magnet Journey!

  • Magnet Recognition

    The highest and most prestigious distinction that a healthcare organization can achieve for nursing excellence.