Geriatric Psychologist - Baptist Behavioral Health

Date Posted: Sep 14, 2022

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

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Job Summary

Baptist Medical Center is looking to add a Geriatric Psychologist role as part of our AgeWell Health Program at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. This is a Full-time day's opportunity with some telehealth.

The Baptist Health AgeWell Institute, located in downtown Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, and Nocatee, is seeking a general psychologist to join a rapidly growing senior health practice. The AgeWell Institute was formed in October 2012, and serves as the only comprehensive geriatric care program in Northeast Florida.

This is a Monday-Friday, outpatient position, and focuses on senior patients aged 65 and up. This position will see patients in person as well as via telehealth. Our preferred candidate will come ready to engage in an innovative, collaborative approach to care. Baptist Health leadership strongly supports the efforts of Baptist Behavioral Health and believes this program is an essential component of the general health and well-being of the communities we serve.

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits packages, and many more rewards that allow for a perfect balance of work and life outside of the clinic.

As a Geriatric Psychologist, you will be responsible for:

  • Provides diagnosis and psychological treatment services to patients with behavioral issues, using best practices in the field.
  • Keeps up with medical record documentation and requests authorization for care as indicated by support staff and payors.


  • Licensed Psychologist Required
  • 1-2 years Behavioral Health Experience with Geriatric Population
  • Licensed or License eligible in Florida

Changing Health Care for Good 

Baptist Health is proud to be the region’s only health system providing the full continuum of mental health care for children and adults ranging from outpatient services and partial hospitalization to inpatient care at our state-of-the-art riverfront facility. Baptist Health is the region’s most preferred health system and one of Modern Healthcare’s top 100 places to work where we are integrating behavioral health practitioners into primary care, cancer care, neurology, and beyond. Baptist Health leadership strongly supports the Behavioral Health Department and passionately believes mental health is an essential component of general health and well-being, and is imperative to the communities we serve. We have strong support across the region from donors and endowments and are proud to be the leader in behavioral healthcare services across 3 counties in Northeast Florida.

Your Home is Here

Jacksonville is a multitude of suburban, urban, or beachfront living that will fit any budget or lifestyle.  There is fun for everyone including championship golf courses, professional sports teams, a strong economy, diverse cultural and recreational opportunities and abundant natural resources. The area serves as home to some of the best cost of living and quality of life experiences that the Sunshine State has to offer.

This Geriatric Psychologist will be located at Baptist Medical Center. If you are interested in this Full-time day's opportunity, please apply.

Education Required


Education Preferred



  • Experience in Outpatient Setting

License and Certification

  • Licensed Psychologist Required


Baptist Jacksonville (Downtown)
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

For more than 20 years, health care consumers have named Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville the "most preferred healthcare provider" in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health system, Baptist Jacksonville provides the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies, such as the robotic-assisted da Vinci™ Surgical System. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is Baptist Health's flagship tertiary-care hospital. Designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in patient care, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has repeatedly been named among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals.” The hospital has also been ranked as high performing in more than 10 specialties from neurology and neurosurgery to gynecology, diabetes, endocrinology,oncology and more.  Baptist Health also has a new Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center, which is a regional epicenter for advanced treatment of strokes, aneurysms and other brain conditions.  As one of 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is located close to sports, theater and music venues, museums, shopping and dining.

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About Baptist Health

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Our comprehensive care includes 6 award winning hospitals and more than 60 primary care and specialty physician offices, as well as home health care, rehabilitation services, behavioral health, Spiritual Care, occupational health and urgent care.

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