Opportunity Details

St. Bernards Medical Center in Northeast Arkansas is seeking two general neurosurgeons with an interest in spine to join their hospital. This is a hospital employed position and there is a strong need in this community as the current neurosurgeon will be departing October 2017 to move closer to family. Immediate volume is available. This medical center is a 438-bed Level 3 Trauma Center and as the premier regional referral center, they are the most technologically advanced facility in the region.

Hospital Highlights:
  • Full spectrum of services include Heart Care Services, Women’s Health, Cancer Treatment and Senior Services 
  • Largest employer in the area and voted Best Places to Work for the past four years in a row 
  • 2,200 healthcare and service professionals providing the highest quality healthcare at seven-block campus and outlying facilities 
  • Master plan construction project to to bring all cancer services under a single roof (completed), expand and enhance services in the Heartcare Center, and to build a new surgical and ICU tower with new emergency department access
  • Official healthcare provider for ASU athletics 
  • Equipment includes 3 MRIs including Siemens Espree, GE 8 Channel and GE 16 Channel, 4 CTs including Philips 16 Slice, Philips 256 Slice, GE 16 Slice and GE 64 Slice, Stealth s7 navigation equipment, C-Arm 
  • Block OR time 
  • 8-bed neuro ICU 
  • Stable staff of experienced neuro nurses 

Practice Highlights: 
  • Medical draw area of 640,000
  • Anticipated first year volume of 300 cases
  • No pediatrics coverage
  • Call schedule of 1 in 3 with mid-levels taking first call
  • Hospital committed to using locums to maintain 1 in 3 call schedule
  • Competitive base salary plus very competitive signing bonus 

The city is the economic engine and retail hub in Northeast Arkansas. Quaint shops and unique boutiques, a large-scale indoor mall with national brands, and a large variety of restaurants will suit your every need. The area has an abundance of leisure activities for you and your family to enjoy including pristine parks, golf courses, and arts and recreational programs that are the finest in the state. The award-winning schools exceed standards for academic excellence and include four excellent primary and secondary school systems – all of which have won state and national awards. There are also three well-supported private schools in the area. The city has a diverse economy and serves as a hub for manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, retail and service sectors.

If interested, please send CV to carla@uams.edu


Neurological Surgery







225 East Jackson,Jonesboro, Arkansas,72401 | St. Bernards Medical Center| Posted 03/25/2019