Pediatric Inpatient Psychiatrist - Wolfson Children's Hospital

Date Posted: Jun 07, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Various shifts

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Job Summary

Baptist Behavioral Health is looking for a Pediatric Inpatient Psychiatrist for Wolfson Children's Hospital.  

What You Can Expect

  • Compensation 
  • 7 on / 7 off schedule
  • Will work on inpatient units, ED behavioral health Pod, and consults on medical floors and freestanding EDs
  • Transparency and Leadership
  • Collaborative work environment

All About the Benefits 

  • 31 days paid time off annually
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Retirement savings options
  • Epic EHR System

What You Will Need

  • MD or DO
  • Licensed or Licensed Eligible
  • 1 year experience candidate (Preferred)
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License

Changing Healthcare for Good 

Baptist Health is the region’s most preferred health system since 1990, ranking highest in the categories of best doctors, best nurses, best quality and best reputation. Specialty physicians enjoy the ability to build successful practices focused on quality outcomes as part of the largest clinically integrated physician network in the region, including more than 250 primary care providers at the core of the health system. As part of Wolfson Children's Hospital, you will integrate and practice with several Hospitalists and Specialists as part of a multidisciplinary care system.

Who We Are – Wolfson Children’s Hospital

  • Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the largest and most comprehensive pediatric heart care program in the Northeast region. 
  • The team partners with maternal and fetal medicine, pediatric primary care, and other pediatric specialty physicians. At our core, we strive for clinical integration, quality outcomes, and the opportunity to build robust practices and careers. 
  • As the only fully licensed children’s hospital between Atlanta, GA, and Miami, FL, Wolfson Children’s Hospital is dedicated to helping children overcome severe illnesses like congenital heart disease, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes, and more.
  • The hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best children’s hospitals in the U.S and is staffed by skilled pediatric subspecialty physicians, pediatric nurses, and other health care professionals. Wolfson is a regional referral center for tertiary pediatric care and is one of two children’s hospitals in Florida to receive Magnet™ status. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River, 202-bed Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a part of Baptist Health.  
  • Wolfson Children’s Hospital has received Level I Pediatric Trauma Center verification from the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
  • Wolfson Children's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit team earned the Silver #AACNBeacon Award for Excellence.
  • Baptist Jacksonville, Baptist Beaches, Baptist Nassau & Baptist South received an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2022.
  • 2022 Healthiest Companies Platinum Level Award, the highest level of achievement, from the First Coast Worksite Wellness Council.
  • The Baptist Heart Hospital team recently completed a successful live case device implantation of the Amplatzer™ Amulet™ Left Atrial Appendage Occluder.
  • The Wolfson Children Hospital has access to Piccolo Heart Technology.


Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine


  • Inpatient Mental Health Experience Preferred
  • Experience providing services to patients with severe mental illnesses Preferred

License and Certification

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


Wolfson Children's Hospital
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

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 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.