Nocturnist - Physician - Baptist Medical Center Nassau

Date Posted: Apr 25, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Nights

Job Summary

Baptist Health of Northeast Florida is growing. Our medical center in Nassau County is adding a Nocturnist to their team. We are the largest system in Northeast Florida. This Nocturnist will join an established program. They will have broad-based support to provide excellent patient care.

Baptist Medical Center Nassau is a 62-bed, highly advanced, community hospital that provides a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, and 24 hour emergency care.

  • Ranked among the best in the U.S. for quality and safety in patient care, we offer advanced technologies, a state-of-the-art surgical center, leading-edge clinical protocols, and expert medical staff.
  • Our facility is an integral part our coastal communities across northeast Florida and southeast Georgia.

What You Can Expect

  • Base salary of $309,400 plus metric bonus
  • Commencement bonus $10K
  • 7 on/7 off schedule
  • Average of 15 patients and 3-5 admissions per night
  • 36 bed Med/Surg and 8 bed AAU unit
  • Extensive specialist support
  • Physician-led, professionally managed enterprise
  • Newly renovated, state-of-the-art hospital facilities

What You Will Need

  • MD or DO
  • Board Certified or Board eligible
  • Active/Unrestricted medical license
  • Internal Medicine (Family Medicine with 3 years of Hospitalist experience)
  • Interest in pursuing procedural skills set: Our team will offer training on required procedures such as intubation, moderate sedation, central lines, and chest tube/thoracentesis
  • ACL is required and training is available if needed

About Baptist Medical Center Nassau 

Baptist Medical Center Nassau is a nationally recognized and highly advanced community hospital ranked among the best in the U.S. for quality and safety in patient care. Characterized by advanced technology, a state-of-the-art surgical center, leading-edge clinical protocols and a highly distinguished medical staff, the facility is an integral part of coastal communities across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, providing a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services. Winner of the Women’s Choice Award for Patient Safety, Baptist Medical Center Nassau demonstrates the highest level of commitment to quality care for women. The medical staff includes highly trained physicians in 24 different specialties who practice locally, and as part of the Baptist Health System, Baptist Nassau has access to many additional specialized physicians, services, and resources when needed. Baptist Medical Center Nassau blends comprehensive care with hometown is the perfect community hospital. 


Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine


  • Over 5 years Internal Medicine Experience Preferred
  • Over 5 years Family Practice Experience Preferred

License and Certification

  • DEA Controlled Substances Registration Required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Preferred
  • Licensed Physician Required
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License Required


Baptist Nassau
1250 South 18th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034

Location Overview

There's a Place for You Here

  • Thrive on the coast of Northeast Florida. Historic Amelia Island and Fernandina combine southern charm with modern Florida flair to create a truly unique culture with equal parts adventure and relaxation. Amelia Island’s nickname, the Isle of 8 Flags, stems from its rich history of being governed by 8 different nations since its founding in 1573.
  • More than 13 miles of beaches, boardwalks and waterfront parks make up the area’s coastline.
  • Charming cafes, state parks, shops and the tranquil beaches are the life of this community.
  • Locals soak in culture through art walks, the Amelia musical playhouse, theatre, yoga, and beaches.
  • Whether you’ve always dreamed of riding horseback while the sun sets on a beautiful beach or simply appreciate the peaceful lifestyle that comes with living in a coastal community, there’s a place for you here.

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.