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Date: Dec 4, 2017

Location: MACCLENNY, FL, US, 32063

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Requisition No: 15339 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: SENIOR PHYSICIAN - 60037469

Position Number: 60037469 

Salary:  Board Eligible = $196,432.98 - Board Certified = $199.606.73 

Posting Closing Date: 12/29/2017 

This position is for a Psychiatrist at Northeast FL State Hospital (NEFSH), a state mental health treatment facility located in Macclenny, FL.



Board Certified = $199,606.73 plus State of Florida SES Benefits

Board Eligible = $196,432.98 plus State of Florida SES Benefits


BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES:  Evaluates and manages mental disorders for persons served in an adult state mental health treatment institution.  Plans individualized treatment based on diagnostic criteria.  Conducts daily ward rounds and orders psychiatric intervention as required.  Makes clinical recommendations, including psychotropic reviews to improve patient functioning.  Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary therapeutic team assigned to each patient.  Participates in admission procedures by completing a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and documenting admission notes, admission orders and a preliminary treatment plan.  Obtains patient/guardian consent for psychotropic treatment.  Performs annual psychiatric summaries on assigned patients and prepares discharge summaries.  Provides educational information to patients on illness and treatment.  Participates in legal proceedings involving persons served.


This occupation requires licensure as a physician pursuant to Chapter 458, Florida Statute; or licensure as an osteopathic physician pursuant to Chapter 459, Florida Statute; or a current Public Health Certificate issued by the Florida Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to Section 458.316, Florida Statutes.


Preference will be given to bilingual applicants.


NEFSH is a tobacco free environment.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville