Physician Practice Opportunities

Meditation Garden at White River Medical CenterWhite River Health System recruits physicians and providers to meet the diverse medical needs of residents in our ten county service area. The medical staff development plan is created using input from the provider community and business leaders, and using available research on the current and future healthcare needs of the communities we serve. Our flagship campus, White River Medical Center, is a 224-bed regional referral center with 9,000 inpatient admissions annually and a physician community of 24 different clinical specialties. The System's critical access facility, Stone County Medical Center, is located in picturesque Mountain View, Arkansas.

The regional economy is a diverse mix of agriculture, education, healthcare, manufacturing, and tourism. Residents enjoy low crime rates, affordable property, and quality schools. If you are looking for a safe, close-knit, friendly, family oriented communities and enjoy outdoor recreation, we would welcome the opportunity to show you what Batesville, Mountain View, and North Central Arkansas have to offer. Below is a list of physician practice specialties for which we are actively recruiting. To learn more about opportunities within White River Health System, please contact: Jillian Vestal, Physician Recruiter at 870-262-6545, 870-307-7711(Cell) or via email at

White River Medical Center Opportunities

  • Emergency Medicine - The Emergency Department at White River Medical Center has just udergone a $5M renovation and expansion.  The WRMC Emergency Department is a Level III trauma facility with 28,000 visits annually.  
  • Family Medicine - Physicians are supported by a medical community with 24 different clincal specialties. WRMC has a Hospital Medicine program to provide coverage for physicians that choose to practice in a clinic exclusively.
  • Gastroenterology - Join a well-established multi-specialty group or establish a solo practice. Most outpatient procedures can be performed in the hospital's Ambulatory Surgery Center on the campus.
  • Hospital Medicine – Seeking Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Med/Ped physicians to expand our Hospital Medicine program and add a 2nd Nocturnist at the System's flagship facility, White River Medical Center. The Hospital Medicine Program works to improve clinical pathways and disease management, facilitate teamwork between physicians and hospital staff, and increase admissions from physicians in outlying areas.
  • Neurology & Neurology w/Sleep Fellowship - WRMC is a member of the AR SAVES Stroke Care Network, provides inpatient video/EEG epilepsy monitoring, and an outpatient Sleep Center.
  • Orthopaedic Surgery with Spine Fellowship – Well-established orthopedic group consisting of three surgeons is looking for an orthopedic surgeon with a spine fellowship to join their group. Current volumes for each of the orthopaedic surgeons average between 50-75 cases per month. We have state-of-the-art equipment in orthopedics, including fracture table, synthes, trauma systems and state-of-the-art arthroscopic and total joint equipment. Sponsorship of a spine fellowship could also be arranged.
  • Pediatrics - Join a progressive Pediatric Clinic with two Pediatricians and a Nurse Practitioner who are a part of the System's first Patient Centered Medical Home.

Stone County Medical Center Opportunities

  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics. Choose to join a primary care group or establish a solo practice.

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