Physician / Family Practice / Arkansas / Permanent / Primary Care Job
Company: First Choice..
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: December 3, 2019
Seeking Primary Care Physician for Fort Smith, Arkansas
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
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.
About Fort Smith, Arkansas
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas with an estimated
population of 86,200. Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma
state border, situated at the confluence of the Arkansas and Poteau
rivers, also known as Belle Point. The city has recently been named
by Forbes as having the lowest cost of living in the United
Activities around town include something for everyone from 316
acres of public park space for outdoor enthusiasts to museums
including the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, Fort Smith Museum of
History, Fort Smith Trolley Museum, and the Fort Smith Air Museum
and an active music scene. There are frequent live performances in
the downtown area by local and national Jazz, Blues, Country, and
Rock bands. Local bands regularly frequent the riverfront area
highlighting the river valley's finest. Many are featured at the
Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Fest, held since 1991.
Fort Smith is also home to the University of Arkansas at Fort
Smith, founded in 1928, and the Arkansas College of Osteopathic
Medicine, a private, non-profit institution, which welcomed its
inaugural class in August 2017.
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