The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare and academic medicine, is seeking a dynamic, Board Certified Pediatric Physician for a full time faculty position in the UAMS Southwest All for Kids Clinic in Texarkana, Arkansas. Responsibilities include caring for patients up to 12 years of age and teaching residents in a direct patient care setting and assisting with curriculum development. UAMS Southwest operates the All for Kids Pediatric Clinic and a Family Practice Residency Program on two separate campuses in Texarkana. The applicant must be board certified in Pediatrics. There is no call or hospital rounding, or after hours/weekend obligation with this position.
The UAMS Southwest is one of eight Centers located throughout the state and operating under the Regional Programs Division of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. UAMS Southwest has the broad support of both hospital-based and community-based physicians in Southwest Arkansas and Northeast Texas, and the main campus in Little Rock. UAMS Southwest AFK Clinic partners with Special Health Resources, part of an FQHC, to provide health, dental, and mental health service to patients in one location. UAMS Southwest’s sponsoring institutions are Christus St. Michael Health System, located by the I-30 Corridor, and Wadley Regional Medical Center, located downtown in the Historic District. Texarkana is a medium size city with suburban surroundings that borders both Texas and Arkansas, and is exempt from Arkansas state income tax. Texarkana is centrally located between two major cities on Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas is 140 miles east and Dallas, Texas is 160 miles west. Texarkana USA is served by Texarkana Regional Airport.
- Must have successfully graduated from an ACGME accredited Pediatric Residency Program
- Must be Board Certified in Pediatric Medicine by the ABP
- Must have or be able to obtain an Arkansas medical license
- Must be able to obtain a DEA license
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