Opportunity Details

Primary Care Physician
The Physician will provide quality primary care to patients in the clinic. setting, also assists with administrative and organizational initiatives to help ensure high-quality, cost-effective care, and to improve operational efficiencies and the patient experience. Provides direction and leadership staff. 

  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Arkansas. 
  •  Current DEA and Arkansas  Board of Pharmacy Controlled Substance license. 
  • Board eligible, or board certification. 
  • Demonstrated team, performance analysis, presentation, interpersonal, facilitation, planning, and communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability in, or willingness to gain, computer skills; electronic health record (EHR) experience a plus. 
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities. 
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate and maintain competency as required for job title and the unit/area(s) of assignment. 
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Must be able to effectively prepare, present and discuss reports and studies with management, physicians and board members as well as other appropriate groups or individuals. 
  • Ability to manage a chaotic work environment, ability to handle emergency or crisis situations. Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values (e.g., efficiency & financial responsibility, safety, partnership & service, teamwork, compassion, integrity, and trust & respect). 
  • Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with principles for service excellence. 
  • Ability to work in a continuous stressful environment and work extended hours as needed to meet job expectations. 

Clinical Practice 
  • Meets Arkansas Central Primary Care’s (ACPC) mission, vision, values, and pillars including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations with all co-workers, other departments, and with patients and visitors. 
  • Provide compassionate, professional, cost-effective, and high-quality physician medical services to patients of all ages, either through hands-on care, or by appropriate referral. 
  • Complete timely and appropriate documentation and charting in compliance with group standards and all laws and regulations. 
  • Provide medical personnel with direction concerning patient care and prevention and provide in-service training programs as needed to address new technology or procedures in health care treatment. 
  • Work collaboratively with staff and practice management to facilitate organizational initiatives to improve quality, efficiency, patient flow, the patient experience, etc. 
  • Participate in administrative duties from time to time as requested by ACPC Board of Managers. 
  • Work collaboratively to help meet the financial goals of ACPC and the individual clinic. 
  • Participate in ACPC and individual clinic staff committees. 
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Professional Communication 
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality in all matters relating to the business and activities of ACPC. 
  • Interacts positively with patients/families/community members/staff with a variety of developmental and sociocultural backgrounds. Solve complex problems and ensure appropriate follow-up. 
  • Maintain professional relationships and convey relevant information in a professional manner to other members of the health care team within the clinics and any applicable agencies. 
  • Initiate communication with subordinates/peers/management/staff/consumers about priorities for issues and intervention. 
  • Relay information appropriately over telephone, pagers, e-mail, and other communication devices. 
  • Communicate important topics from executive and administrative leadership to management and staff in a timely manner. 
  • Communicate strategic plans, goals, values and policies to all appropriate levels and locations of the organization. 

  • Work closely with staff, co-workers, peers, and other members of the healthcare team to ensure a positive and effective work environment. 
  • Delegate work to staff members as needed. 
  • Initiate problem solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with peers. 
  • Respond to problems to improve clinics. 
Professional Development 
  • Attend staff meetings, in-services, and continuing education as required for the position and the specific unit/area(s) of assignment. 
  • Contribute to the annual review of unit/area-based scope of care statement and determination of important aspects of care for clinical review. 
  • Respond to problems/opportunities to improve care. 
  • Support involvement in the ACPC’s Performance Improvement initiatives. 
  • Participate in and maintain competencies required for the position and specific unit/area(s) of assignment.
  •  Initiate and promote therapeutic interpersonal communication to the health team members, including the patient, family, staff in a complete and timely manner. 
  • Maintain a safe work environment. 
  • Assist with departmental cost effectiveness and budget management. 
Please send CV to carla@uams.edu.


Family Medicine , Family Medicine







1300 Braden Street,Jacksonville, Arkansas,72076 | Arkansas Central Primary Care| Posted Tuesday, August 8, 2023