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Ascension Health Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care in Port St. Joe, Florida

We Are Hiring

Ascension Sacred Heart is looking for a full time Primary Care Nurse Practitioner to join our elite team!

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension Sacred Heart Gulf

  • As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically, and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

  • Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach, Panama City, and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida.

  • Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf is a 19-bed community hospital located in Port St. Joe, Fla., that opened its doors to patient care in March 2010. The hospital features a 24-hour emergency department, as well as inpatient care, surgical services, diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and a helipad for Sacred Heart regional air ambulance service to provide rapid transportation of trauma and critically ill patients.

About Port St. Joe

  • Home to pristine white beaches and the iconic emerald waters of the Gulf Coast (consistently voted one of the top beaches in the country).

  • Port St. Joe is described as a quaint beach town with a big heart, a place where visitors instantly feel like locals thanks to some good ole southern hospitality.

  • Enjoy the upside of Florida with hundreds of miles of state parks, including both salt and freshwater adventures, nature, and a beautiful warm climate. Port St. Joe and Gulf county are often referred to as “one of Florida’s best kept secrets.”

  • Plentiful fishing, scalloping, and oysters for those who enjoy fresh seafood.

  • In 1837, St. Joseph was known as the largest city in the Territory of Florida. It was here that 56 delegates gathered to draw up the constitution for Florida to become a state. Port St. Joe is still called the “Constitution City.”

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Sacred Heart is looking for a Nurse Practitioner for Primary Care - Port St Joe.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to provide medical services to patients at Ascension Sacred Heart located in Port Saint Joe, FL.

Position Highlights:

  • Join an established health system in the area.

  • Work alongside other experienced providers.

  • Live along the beautiful Gulf Coast.


  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.

  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.

  • Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.

  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

What You Will Need

Licensure/Certification/Registration:Required Credential(s):• BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.• Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Florida Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:• Master's degree of Nursing required.

Visa Eligibility


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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