Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Baptist Heart Specialists - Downtown

Date Posted: Jan 01, 0001

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Various shifts

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Job Summary

Baptist Heart Specialists is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our growing practice in General Cardiology at Baptist Medical Center Downtown. The selected Advanced Practitioner Provider would provide the link between both inpatient and outpatient care as a member of the Baptist Health team.

Baptist Heart Specialists was created by joining two well-respected leaders in heart care – Jacksonville Heart Center and Southern Heart Group.  Through this collaboration of 30 board-certified, experienced cardiologists, we provide our patients with an unmatched range of services and expertise in heart care.

Our team is known for our compassion in helping people with heart disease live their lives to the fullest. For many patients, heart disease affects more than just their heart.  We understand the needs of every patient are as unique as the individual and the heart of every person.


  • Master of Science, required
  • 1-2 years’ Cardiology experience, preferred
  • Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed Physician Assistant or ARNP

Top-Ranked Facility

Baptist Clay Medical Campus brings expertise and high-quality pediatric and adult care to Clay County. Baptist Health is planning to build a full-service hospital on its existing Baptist Clay Medical Campus on Fleming Island. The 300,000-square-foot, full-service hospital will open with 100 beds, planned for early 2022. Baptist Health is targeting the rapidly expanding Clay County area, with a median age of 39, to meet the growing medical needs of families in the area.

Education Required

Master's Degree

Education Preferred



  • 1-2 years Experience

License and Certification

  • Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) Required
  • Licensed Physician Assistant Required


Baptist Cardiology
Various Locations
Jacksonville, FL,

Location Overview

World Famous Quality of Life

Northeast Florida is alive with over 1,100 miles of beaches and waterways, 80,000 acres of parks and trails, a strong and prosperous economy, professional sports teams, championship tennis clubs, renowned golf courses, diverse heritage and vast cultural experiences. The area serves as home to some of the Sunshine State’s best cost of living and the nation’s most sought after quality of life, combining old southern charm with modern Florida flair. Immediately within reach are world famous destinations, attractions, theme parks, entertainment and recreation for individuals and families of all ages.

Recently ranked by Forbes Magazine as the second most desirable city for relocation in the United States, Jacksonville is a modern and vibrant destination surrounded by the very best that Florida has to offer. Equal parts relaxation and adventure, the region was recently chosen as one of Expedia’s “Top 20 Supercool U.S. Cities”.

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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.

Most Comprehensive

Our comprehensive care includes five Magnet-designated 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.

Technologically Advanced

Baptist Health is nationally recognized for the use of clinical information technology to improve quality, safety and timeliness of patient care. All five hospitals are fully digital and our entire system is on the leading edge of creating a private integrated health information network allowing for coordination of care across the entire continuum.