Geriatrician Needed for an Academic Residency Program

Baptist Health
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Closing date
Mar 10, 2024

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Full Time Geriatrician Needed for an Academic Residency Program


Baptist Health Medical Center- North Little Rock (BHMC- NLR) is seeking a Geriatrician to join the Baptist Health-UAMS Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residencies, part of the Baptist Health-University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (BH-UAMS) educational consortium teaching programs. This is a full-time academic geriatrician clinician and faculty teacher position. The Geriatrics program portion of the Internal Medicine residency program has developed rapidly growing outpatient, memory center, Long-term Care and House Calls programs. This is a wonderful opportunity for either a seasoned or newly graduated IM or FM Geriatrician who loves clinical care, teaching and has an interest in leadership, program development and scholarship. The successful candidate will be joining a geriatrics-committed, dynamic residency physician faculty group.   

Only 10 minutes from the heart of the Little Rock business district and University medical school, this position involves providing clinical care to a medically complex, vulnerable aging patient population and the teaching of residents on the beautiful community-based, tertiary-care BHMC-NLR campus. The clinical/teaching venues of this position are housed in a new on-campus Baptist Health Graduate Medical Education/clinical specialties building and off-campus in two nearby Long-term care facilities. Our innovative, team-based, collaborative, and accomplished faculty are excited about refining and further developing our geriatrics' service lines of clinical care with a teaching mission. Opportunities available for physician candidates also include leadership positions, e.g., facility medical director and participation in scholarship, e.g., research, QI with Lean Six Sigma certification, and didactic teaching.  Protected time is allotted to achieve these goals.  


MD or DO Board Certified/ Board Eligible Geriatrician. 

Primary Specialty in either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. 

Unrestricted license to practice medicine in Arkansas. 

Good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs. 



Baptist Health offers a comprehensive benefits package including:  

Competitive Base Salary 

Paid Malpractice Insurance w/prescription, vision, and dental plans available.

CME Expense Coverage and Personal Time Off (PTO).

Life Insurance, Short and Long-term disability Insurance. 

Retirement Income Accounts including 403(b) and 457 (b) options. 


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