at Baptist Health Arkansas in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Baptist Health Fort Smith (BHFS) has opportunities for Family Medicine and Internal Medicine physicians to practice in a variety of outpatient clinics. There are currently at least six locations that have growth needs throughout Fort Smith and Van Buren. At least one of these locations qualifies for candidates seeking a J-1 waiver. Baptist Health Fort Smith is 492- bed hospital complete with an emergency department, intensive care unit, outpatient imaging and surgery center. It offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, neuro-interventional radiology, orthopedics, pediatrics and geriatrics. The facility is accredited by the Joint Commission and continues to earn recognition for exceptional stroke and heart care by national agencies. The health system also includes a 103-bed hospital in nearby Van Buren, Ark., and more than 40 clinic locations. Baptist Health Fort Smith employs nearly 100 providers and works closely with independent and contracted physicians in the community to provide quality care to its patients. Baptist Health Fort Smith, formerly known as Sparks Regional Medical Center, was built in 1887 making it the state’s first hospital. Located on the Arkansas River, Fort Smith is the second largest city in Arkansas and home to roughly 88,000 people. The city recently celebrated its Bicentennial and continues to focus on economic growth and quality of life while still paying homage to its roots. The Fort Smith National Historic Site traces the town’s origins as a military post during the frontier era and along with several other historic sites and museums continues to draw guests from across the country. Fort Smith has something to offer everyone, with a mixture of unique shopping, dining and art there is never a dull moment. Both public and private schools are available, as well as postsecondary education at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. The city is also home to miles and miles of walking and biking trails, as well as family-friendly playgrounds, picnic areas, swimming pools and a water park. With a cost of housing 25% below the national average, Fort Smith is a wonderful location for a growing family or those looking to downsize. Fort Smith’s convenient location in western Arkansas makes it easy for residents to hop on the Interstate and enjoy weekend getaways in nearby cities such as Little Rock; Tulsa, OK; Dallas, TX; and Branson, MO.

Interested candidates please contact:

Jessica Mailander 479-441-5592 or

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Job Posting: JC136459998

Posted On: Feb 08, 2019

Updated On: Aug 09, 2022