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Assistant Professor of Family & Preventive Medicine
Assistant Professor of Family & Preventive Medicine  
The Department of Family Medicine is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Family Practitioner for our Helena Arkansas Family Medicine Clinic at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) East Campus.  
Position is 90% clinical and 10% clinical admin. The compensation package includes competitive salary and generous benefits.  
Job Description  
The Department of Family & Preventive Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences invites applications for a Board-certified family physician and faculty member, who will actively participate in clinical services, research, and scholarly activity related to Family Medicine. Applicants must possess or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Arkansas. Applicants must demonstrate experience and competence in teaching and patient care. The successful candidate will become an employee of The University of Arkansas with an annual salary based on experience and a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs is located at: http://hr.uams.edu/benefits/benefits-home-page/ 
Job Responsibilities
The successful candidate will provide outstanding care to patients and work collaboratively with other team members to help advance a high-quality Family Medicine Clinic.  Candidate will provide direct patient services, including utilizing critical judgment in the performance of comprehensive health assessments, differential medical diagnosis including ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and the prescribing of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease.
Additional administrative duties include implementing, reviewing and developing clinical protocols, performance objectives, productivity benchmarks, compliance measures, provider workflow planning and provider scheduling.  Also, the position serves as coach/mentor/trainer to staff providers, giving guidance in best practices, troubleshooting of medical services and operations issues in priority of urgency according to UAMS East Policy.

Required Experience  
  • MD/DO degree 
  • Arkansas Medical License 
  • DEA Certificate 
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine  

Candidates with experience in family medicine teaching/practice are strongly encouraged to apply 

Situated in Eastern Arkansas on the mighty Mississippi River, Helena was described by Mark Twain as  “one of the prettiest situations on the Mississippi”.  
Helena offers a unique brand of Delta charm, friendly people, and great scenic beauty. Helena serves as the County seat for Phillips County, Arkansas and is home to just over 12,000 people.  Helena is known for its historic downtown Cherry St., rich blues heritage, numerous Civil War sites, and unique natural assets including Crowley’s Ridge and, of course, the River itself.  Nearby are the Mississippi River State Park and the St Francis National Forest, and the area surrounding Helena is a true sportsman's paradise.

Please send CV to carla@uams.edu.


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1393 Highway 242 South,Helena-West Helena, Arkansas,72390 | UAMS East| Posted Thursday, August 31, 2023