Physician - Acute Care General Surgery - Surgicalist

Date Posted: Jul 06, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Various shifts

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Job Summary

Located in one of the nation’s most sought after coastal destinations, Northeast Florida’s largest and most distinguished name in surgical care is actively seeking an Acute Care Surgeon/Surgicalist to join the private practice team at North Florida Surgeons, Baptist South Division.

North Florida Surgeons is one of the largest multi-specialty groups in the Southeastern United States. By combining advanced technology with the highest caliber of physician expertise, patients benefit from quality outcomes and surgeons enjoy an environment of collaboration.

What You Can Expect as a General Surgicalist

  • Start date: August 2024.
  • Hours are Monday – Monday (26 weeks/year) 7:00 – 5:00.  Rare night call.  Rotating holidays. 
  • 7 Days on/7 Days off Model
  • 26 weeks per year
  • Competitive Salary and Bonus Incentive

What You will do

  • Operate at Baptist Medical Center South.
  • Consult in the hospital and emergency room, then follow up with surgical care. 
  • Work with two dedicated physician assistants who round, consult, and scrub cases.
  • Manage high volume of acute surgical cases within an operating room with robotic capability. 

About Baptist Medical Center South

In Jacksonville, Florida this beautiful hospital resides in a rapidly expanding major metropolitan center with great beach lifestyle and high volume bread and butter general surgery cases!  North Florida Surgeons has a group of 3 general surgeons seeking two board certified/board eligible acute care surgeons for coverage of single, 400 bed hospital.

  • Baptist Medical Center South was ranked No. 1 among metro Jacksonville hospitals in the U.S. News and World Report annual Best Hospital rankings. 
  • Baptist has also been named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare.
  • Baptist South was designated a Magnet™ hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in patient care and is a Joint Commission-certified stroke center and an accredited chest pain center. 
  • Opened in 2005 in southern Jacksonville and it has doubled in size.
  • This full-service hospital provides a healing environment, from its architecture to amenities, and also is a digital environment using an electronic medical record.
  • The hospital is minutes away from sports, shopping, music, cultural and entertainment venues, as well as beautiful beaches.

Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine


  • Over 2 years Experience Preferred

License and Certification

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


Baptist South
14550 Old St. Augustine Rd
Jacksonville, FL, 32258

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.