Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - River Garden Hebrew Home

Date Posted: Mar 10, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

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Job Summary

We currently have this unique opportunity for a Full-time Post-Acute Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, who is interested in and passionate about skilled nursing. This position works as part of the team at River Garden Senior Services at River Garden Hebrew Home for the Aged. We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Post-Acute team at River GardenThe ideal candidate will have practice experience in post-acute programs and comfortable with Palliative Care and End of Life Care Measures. Our physicians provide safe and effective model of care while transitioning the patient from inpatient to outpatient primary care. 

As a Post-Acute physician with Baptist Health, you will work with the largest non-profit health system in Northeast Florida and work with the region’s largest network of primary care physicians; over 200 primary care providers in 50 plus office locations spanning five counties and 10 cities in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. As a member of Baptist Health you’ll: Share our commitment to quality patient care, maintain a voice in your practice, have the opportunity to improve your work-life balance and receive a competitive compensation package.


  • Master of Science
  • Certified ARNP or PA
  • Licensed ARNP or PA
  • Active /unrestricted medical license


“River Garden is nationally recognized for setting standard of excellence in senior care for over 71 years. River Garden Senior Services provides a wide range of quality, cost effective elder care services in residential, outpatient and community based settings. River Garden has created a comfortable, caring and dignified home for the frail elderly serving both rich and poor with excellence. River Garden serves people of all faiths, while maintain an environment supportive of Jewish identity and informed by Jewish values. River Garden acts as a valuable educational resource in elder care for the entire community.”

Education Required

Master's Degree

Education Preferred

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


  • 1-2 years Geriatric Practice Experience

License and Certification

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner Required
  • Licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Required


Baptist Physician Services
various locations
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

Baptist Primary Care

Baptist Health has the largest network of primary care providers in the Jacksonville area, with 45 offices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. The network has more than 130 physicians, including family physicians, pediatricians & internists. Baptist is repeatedly chosen as the area’s most preferred health care provider and has been chosen as one of the Best Places to Work in U.S. Healthcare by Modern Healthcare.

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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.