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Date: Nov 25, 2017

Location: MACCLENNY, FL, US, 32063

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Requisition No: 21080 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: SENIOR PHYSICIAN - 60042406

Position Number: 60042406 

Salary:  $130,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/29/2017 

This posting is for a Senior Physician - Primary Care position at Northeast FL State Hospital (NEFSH) located in Macclenny, FL.

Salary is $130,000.00 plus State of Florida SES Benefits.

Board Certification is not required.

Preference will be given to bilingual applicants.


Job Duties:   This is a professional healthcare position in a state mental health treatment facility.  Primary Care Physician duties include:  Evaluates abnormal physical conditions and illness of hospital patients and prescribes medication as necessary.  Conducts daily rounds in assigned ward(s).  Performs physical examinations and establishes diagnoses of physical disorders and institutes treatment of patients.  Consults with other physicians, makes consultation referrals, reviews consultation reports and as a result, institutes medical treatment and follow-up to ensure excellence of treatment and customer satisfaction.  Performs minor surgical procedures, treats minor injuries and provides follow-up care if needed.  Orders laboratory tests and x-ray.  Investigates cases of contagious disease and other unusual illnesses and takes appropriate prophylactic and therapeutic action.  Attends regularly scheduled clinical meetings and participates in committee assignments as necessary.  Discusses patient status with guardian or relatives and assists them to better understand the patient’s illness and treatment to enhance satisfaction and understanding of treatment provided.  Prepares discharge summary in accordance to NEFSH protocols.


NORTHEAST FL STATE HOSPITAL is a tobacco free environment.


We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.


BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S.  No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.  Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

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