Physician - Geriatrician, Internist or Family Medicine - Baptist AgeWell Center for Senior Health Beaches

Date Posted: Nov 30, 2022

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

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Job Summary

The AgeWell Center for Health at Neptune Beach, located in a coastal community between Atlantic Beach and Jacksonville Beach.  Is seeking a Geriatrician to join a rapidly expanding, innovative practice. AgeWell was formed in October 2012 and is the premier interdisciplinary geriatric program in Northeast Florida.

 

Our physicians are passionate about caring for our senior community through shaping our comprehensive programs and Level 3 Certified Patient Centered Medical Home. We are considering Family Medicine or Internal Medicine trained physicians with a strong background in serving the senior population.

 

 

AgeWell Benefits:

 

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Full-time, outpatient position
  • Minimal call responsibilities and no weekends

 

What You Can Expect:

  • Must be able and willing to lead an Interdisciplinary Team model with support of behavioral health, social work, pharmacy, nutrition, care coordination and rehab resources, plus integrating patient/care-givers into the care team in support of exemplary patient outcomes and synergy among the components
  • Maintenance of patient well-being and independent functioning
  • Ability to spend sufficient time caring for patients in the most appropriate venue: office, via telemedicine, and in the home
  • Work with an Advance Practice Provider to optimize time spent with patients
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Attention to Medicare Advantage/ACO quality outcome requirements
  • Inspires patient engagement and patient activation
  • Sensitivity to read and react appropriately to verbal and non-verbal cues
  • Excellent bed-side manner that puts patients, care givers and family at ease
  • Ability to communicate patiently with patient, care givers, and family, as well as with Interdisciplinary Team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes
  • Empathy toward the human condition and human behavior
  • High level of attention to patient satisfaction
     

What You Will Need:

  • MD or DO
  • Board Eligible/Certified
  • Active/Unrestricted Florida medical license

Changing HealthCare for Good

Baptist Medical Center Beaches is located in a highly-sought coastal community and is ranked by Truven Health Analytics as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation. The beautiful campus provides state-of-the-art comprehensive medical and surgical care in a patient-centered environment and offers top-notch facilities to OBGYN specialists including the newly-renovated, resort-like Labor and Delivery Center and brand-new Surgical Pavilion featuring “smart” surgical rooms, robotic technology, private patient suites and highly-trained staff. Awarded the Florida Quest for Quality Maternity Care Award, Baptist Medical Center Beaches is recognized for demonstrating the highest level of commitment to women and their families.

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.

 

Who We Are

Baptist Senior Service is affiliated with Baptist Health, Northeast Florida’s “Most Preferred” provider since 1990 ranking highest in the categories of Best Doctors, 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 providing care across the spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, Baptist Health offers physicians the opportunity for exceptional careers backed by renowned reputation, outstanding infrastructure and a patient-centered culture at the heart of our mission.

In keeping with our mission and core values, Baptist is requiring that all team members complete their COVID-19 vaccine series or obtain a medical or religious exemption by 11/15/2021 or at time of hire after this date.


Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine

Experience

  • Experience working with geriatric population Preferred

License and Certification

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

Location

Baptist Beaches
1350 13th Avenue South
Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250


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 five Magnet-designated 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 five 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.