Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician
We are seeking a General Internal Medicine Physician or a Family Medicine Physician for an ambulatory direct patient care position at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. This position will be 100% outpatient, no hospital care duties are required. The compensation package includes a competitive salary and generous benefits.
The chosen incumbent will provide direct patient care and will practice in collaboration with our Advanced Practice Nurses in one of our Neighborhood primary care clinics. These clinics are located at Rahling Road in West Little Rock, Capital Mall in downtown Little Rock, and in Maumelle, a residential area located across the beautiful Arkansas River. Our Primary Care clinics use Epic EHR integrated across the UAMS campus and Neighborhood Clinics. We participate in the Arkansas Medicaid/Blue Cross/Qualchoice PCMH Program and our Rahling Road location is a participating site in the CPC+ Program.
Our faculty are expected to be well trained, evidence-based, thoughtful, facile with our EMR, and collaborative with the entire medical team. In addition to patient care, there will be opportunities to participate in Quality Improvement projects within the division. This position requires achievement and maintenance of board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine and/or Family Medicine.
UAMS is the only tertiary care academic medical center in the state of Arkansas and all specialties and sub-specialties are represented. Situated on the Arkansas River, Little Rock is a medium sized city with multiple amenities and is home to a thriving southern culture, friendly people and great scenic beauty. Little Rock is within easy driving distance of the Memphis, St. Louis and Dallas metropolitan areas. Arkansas has a pleasant year-round climate which is conducive to outdoor activities and sports. Little Rock is home to the Clinton Presidential Center, the Arkansas Arts Center, the Repertory Theater, the Little Rock Zoo and Heifer International. Arkansas is a favorite vacation spot for many with attractions that include Blanchard Springs Caverns, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Crater of Diamonds State Park, Buffalo National River, Greer Ferry Lake, Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa, Hot Springs National Park, Quartz Crystal Mines, and much more
- MD/DO degree
- Arkansas Medical License
- DEA Certificate
- Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Practice
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was founded in 1879 by eight physicians. Today UAMS is the state’s only academic health center, part of a statewide network of postsecondary education institutions of the University of Arkansas System governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees.
The mission of UAMS is to improve the health, health care and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world by:
- Educating current and future health professionals and the public
- Providing high-quality, innovative, patient- and family-centered health care and specialty expertise not routinely available in community settings
- Advancing knowledge in areas of human health and disease and translating and accelerating discoveries into health improvements
Little Rock is located in a beautiful part of the country. There are many state parks that are well maintained and offer ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Little Rock, with a population of nearly half a million, has ranked #1 in “America’s 10 Great Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine in 2013 and one of America’s “Five Secret Foodie Cities” by Forbes Travel Guide in 2014. Little Rock thrives in “New South” culture, offering a booming nightlife, entertainment, and dining scenes. The city is also home to 15 miles of scenic riverfront walking and cycling trails, along with one of the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges in America. One highlight is that golf can be played 12 months a year. Arkansas is famous for its green timber duck hunting, bass fishing and even trout fishing on the world famous White River tail water. The Buffalo River, a pristine floatable 120-mile long protected national park is two hours from downtown Little Rock. Travel is relatively easy due to the close proximity of the Little Rock National Airport and a number of interstate highways. Memphis is 140 miles east, St. Louis is 360 miles north, Dallas is 325 miles southwest and New Orleans is 420 miles south. Moreover, the Little Rock School District has approximately 25,000 students, who are educated in 50 schools throughout the system, and is also the home of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.