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About Baptist Health

North Florida’s Largest, Most Preferred Health System

About Baptist Health

North Florida’s Largest, Most Preferred Health System

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About Us

Baptist Health is the area’s only locally governed, faith-based, mission-driven, not-for-profit health system. As the second largest private employer in the area, we employ more than 14,250 team members. For more than 25 years, Baptist Health has been recognized as “most preferred” by area consumers.


A lifetime of health, together.


To make hope, healing and well-being accessible to every person as an expression of God’s love.


Community Advocacy
Contribute to the well-being of all community members and improve health equity through partnership, civic involvement, responsible action and charitable service

Foster a welcoming culture of inclusiveness and belonging that treats those we serve and each other with dignity, compassion, integrity and respect

Achieve the highest quality of care and service in all we do through continuous improvement and innovation

Be accountable for managing resources responsibly, efficiently and equitably

Guiding Principles

  • We are guided by the healing ministry of Christ.
  • We believe in the dignity of every person.
  • We promote physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Baptist Health is a not-for-profit organization locally governed by the community, not by shareholders. We are guided by a volunteer board of more than 85 engaged community leaders.

Baptist Health By the Numbers

Related Pages or Services

  • Administration

    Our executive leadership works closely with our local boards to build on a legacy of community advocacy and stewardship.

  • Careers

    Nursing, respiratory, rehab, lab, radiology, pharmacy, operations, facilities, corporate and more.

  • Contact Us

    Fill out our comment form or give us a call.

  • Corporate Wellness (PATH)

    Personalized Approach To Health (PATH) program serves the unique needs of employees and employers.

  • News Room

    A summary of news and information about Baptist Health, as well as contacts for media inquiries.

  • Recognize a Caregiver

    Want to recognize a care team member for clinical excellence and exceptional care? The DAISY and LOTUS awards honor these health care heroes.

  • Supplier Diversity

    Baptist Health is committed to increasing supplier diversity in our operations and providing opportunities for diverse suppliers to participate in our strategic sourcing efforts.

  • Volunteering

    By giving of their time and talents, community members help us provide the best care and service to those we serve.