Orthopedic Surgeon - General or Sports - Fleming Island

Date Posted: Nov 16, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

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Job Summary

Northeast Florida’s leader in orthopedic care, rehabilitation and sports medicine is seeking a Sports or General Orthopedic Surgeon to join our team of experts at the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute (JOI) at our Fleming Island location.

Who We Are - Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute
Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute is the region’s largest and most comprehensive provider of orthopedic care and has been voted the best orthopedic practice & physical therapy centers for the last 8 years by the Bold City Best Voters. Annually, JOI sees over 315,000 patient visits, performs over 10,000 surgical cases, performs over 10,000 pain management cases, and generates over $60 million in annual collections. With 34 surgeons across seven clinic locations spanning three counties, JOI provides the full spectrum of surgical and non-surgical care ranging from pain management and physical therapy to minimally invasive approaches and highly complex surgical techniques. The team is proud to also feature 12 rehabilitation locations providing conservative treatment options and the comprehensive circle of care needed to return patients to optimal function.

The successful candidate will enjoy the opportunity to have a thriving, robust practice and utilize state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient surgical facilities as part of the largest physician network and hospital system in the region. Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute 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.

The Baptist Health physician network is the largest and most comprehensive in the region with more than 300 primary care physicians at its core. This provides our specialists with the clinical integration necessary to achieve quality outcomes and the referral opportunity to build robust practices. 

What You Can Expect


  • Competitive base salary with lucrative potential
  • Signing Bonus, Relocation Allowance, Potential for Partnership


There’s a Place for You Here
Come experience a different side of life here in northeast Florida. A vibrant mix of old southern charm and modern Florida flair makes this area exceptionally different from anywhere else in the country. 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. 


About Baptist Health

Baptist Health is a faith-based, mission-driven, nonprofit, locally governed health care system based in Jacksonville, Florida, that care for more patients than any other in Northeast Florida. The system is comprised of over 200 points of care including five hospitals, soon to be 6 with the completion of Baptist Medical Center Clay, that include Jacksonville, Nassau County, Jacksonville Beach, Jacksonville South and Wolfson Children’s Hospital - the region’s only children’s hospital.  All Baptist Health hospitals, along with Baptist Home Health Care, have achieved Magnet™ status for excellence in patient care.

Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine


  • Over 5 years Orthopedic Practice Experience Preferred

License and Certification

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


Baptist Clay
1771 Baptist Clay Drive
Fleming Island, FL, 32003

Location Overview

Baptist Health, founded in 1955, is North Florida’s most comprehensive health care system and the area’s only non-profit, mission-driven, locally governed health care provider. Baptist Health has over 200 points of care throughout the Northeast Florida region, including our six award-winning hospitals: Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Baptist Medical Center Beaches, Baptist Medical Center Clay, Baptist Medical Center Nassau and Baptist Medical Center South. The most preferred health care system in the region, Baptist Health also includes 57 primary care offices, as well as home health, behavioral health, pastoral care, rehabilitation services, occupational health and urgent care.

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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.