Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Baptist Infectious Disease Consultant

Date Posted: Oct 23, 2022

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Various shifts

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Job Summary

Prominent Infectious Disease practice in sunny Northeast Florida is looking for a new full time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our group. You will be one of seven ID specialists led by our well-known infectious Disease Medical Director Shalika Katugaha, MD, FACP 


The successful candidate will be a key specialist with Baptist Infectious Disease Consultants and work within Baptist Health system, the region’s most comprehensive clinically integrated network 


What You Can Expect 

  • The region’s largest outpatient primary care and specialty physician network 
  • Collaboration with robust pathology and hospitalist teams 
  • Providing care in both outpatient and inpatient settings 


What You Will Need 

  • Master of Science 
  • Certified APRN or PA 
  • Licensed APRN or PA 
  • Infectious Disease Experience Required 


All About the Benefits 

  • Comprehensive benefits package  
  • Collaborative work environment  
  • 401K 


Who We Are – Baptist Infectious Disease Consultants 

Baptist Infectious Disease Consultants is affiliated with Baptist Health, Northeast Florida’s “Most Preferred” provider since 1990 ranking highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation. Baptist Health specialty physicians enjoy the ability to build thriving and robust practices as part of the largest physician network in the region, including more than 250 primary care providers at the core of the health system. With five nationally recognized hospitals and physician teams, Baptist Health offers physicians the opportunity for exceptional careers backed by a physician lead and patient-centered system that has a well-respected reputation and outstanding infrastructure. 


Changing Healthcare for Good - About Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville  

For more than 20 years, healthcare consumers have named Baptist Health the “most preferred healthcare provider” in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health of Northeast Florida health system, the Baptist Jacksonville campus is home to a 24/7 Emergency Center, a comprehensive stroke center, Baptist Heart Hospital including Baptist Heart Rhythm Center, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baptist Neurological Institute, Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute and the AgeWell Center for Senior Health. We serve families in every stage of life with the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies. 

Education Required

Master's Degree

Education Preferred



Infectious Disease Experience Required 

License and Certification

  • Master of Science 
  • Certified APRN or PA 
  • Licensed APRN or PA 


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

Location Overview

Come experience a different side of life here in northeast Florida. A vibrant mix of old southern charm and modern Florida flair makes Jacksonville exceptionally different from anywhere else. From the Jacksonville Jazz Festival to the Riverside Arts Market to the indie films shown at the Sun Ray Cinema, culture thrives here. With warm temperatures throughout the year feel free to do yoga while paddleboarding on the Intracoastal, take in the sounds of nature at the Timucuan Preserve or lounge in the sand at the lively Jacksonville Beach. It’s true that Jacksonville has 22 miles of beaches, the nation’s largest park system, world-class fishing, historic neighborhoods, eclectic museums, a vibrant street art scene, creative coastal cuisine and delicious craft beer, but your new home could too! There’s a place for you here. 

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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 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.

Technologically Advanced

Baptist Health is nationally recognized for the use of clinical information technology to improve quality, safety and timeliness of patient care. All 6 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.