Top 5 Reasons to be a Surgical Neurophysiologist in Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida. You’ve seen and heard about it in countless movies and TV shows as a gorgeous beach oasis, and it is exactly that in real life too. The largest city in Florida and the largest city in the continental U.S. by land area (850 square miles, it just might be the perfect location spot for a neurophysiologist looking for a move. SpecialtyCare is currently hiring in Jacksonville, so if you’re already certified and have experience with as a surgical neurophysiologist, join us as we explore the top reasons why you should consider moving there and working for us.


1) Outdoor Living and Beaches

Jacksonville is home to the largest urban park system in the entire country with 337 locations over more than 80,000 acres, including ten state parks and numerous gardens. But of course, the main draw is the beaches. The city has three different areas to choose from: Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach. Locals can also take a ride on the Beaches Trolley for just $1 to explore attractions and neighborhoods nearby. And don’t forget about the casino boats with great music.

2) Huge Arts Scene

For those of you looking for the arts for entertainment, the city’s got you covered. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is one of the largest festivals in the country, spanning 15 blocks downtown and offering tons of live jazz, local food, and free admission every Memorial Day weekend. Then, on the first Wednesday of every month, there’s Art Walk, a free tour through downtown Jacksonville to galleries, marketplaces, music and food trucks. Also, be sure to check out the Museum of Science and History

3) Best Weather Imaginable

If you’re a fan of abundant sunshine and comfortable weather, you’re in luck. While it can get a little toasty in southern Florida, Jacksonville is located in north Florida where average annual temperatures during the day remain between 66 degrees and 86 degrees a whopping 8 months out of the year. It’s also located on the coast so you can feel that nice ocean breeze. And did we mention it has 221 sunny days a year?

4) Great Place to Retire

Some younger people may not know this, but Florida has a more favorable tax structure in for retirees, with no state income tax and no tax on social security benefits. This makes Jacksonville a perfect place to retire and has tons of housing options specifically designed for retirees, including housing near the coastline.

5) The Jaguars

For you NFL fans out there, your Jaguars season tickets await. Enjoy the best tailgating weather in America while chilling out at TIAA Bank field or watching a game in a nearby bar like Jacksonville Sports Bar or Bold City Downtown.