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Outpatient ONLY Pediatric Gastroenterology Opportunity - No Call

CareerPhysician, LLC
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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On behalf of David Kawatu, MD Professor, Section Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH), CareerPhysician, the leader in academic pediatric search, is pleased to inform you of the national search for a gastroenterology physician to join ACH as an outpatient clinical faculty serving the Northeast market in Jonesboro, AR, providing outpatient care and surgical support to a fast-growing region serving approximately 40,000 pediatric lives.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Join an established children’s hospital with well supported and approved fiscal plan to add one gastroenterology physician with ancillary support that includes a dietician, psychologist, and registered nurse to efficiently support the gastroenterology demands of a market anticipating a population boom credited to the expansion if manufacturing and large employers in the region.
  • The joining provider will be afforded tremendous autonomy in creating a clinic and procedure schedule that best suits the needs of the practice and patients while also accounting for the quality of life of the physician, including optional consult call at St. Bernard’s community hospital.
  • The primary objectives for the joining physician will be to establish great relationships with pediatricians and the medical community, while providing outstanding bedside care to patients and families.
  • Arkansas Children’s has an established, brand new, multi-disciplinary clinic in Jonesboro, which will provide clinic space to the incoming provider and serve as a multi-specialty center for many service lines as part Arkansas state-wide commitment to access for sub-specialty care.
  • St. Bernard’s is home to 3 operating rooms, with open blocked time for gastroenterology. Each operating room is outfitted with equipment for general gastroenterology cases and the hospital is committed to adding resources, as necessary to support clinical growth.
  • Arkansas Children’s is committed to a highly competitive compensation structure that aligns with private practices with a comparable clinical scope. The recruitment package will also be eligible for a $25,000 sign-on bonus, relocation assistance and student loan/debt forgiveness. J-1 and H-1 visa support provided to qualified applicants.
  • Jonesboro, AR is home to 140,000 residents and is one of Arkansas most progressive cities. Home to Arkansas State University and a downtown district that is home to boutiques, restaurants, and day spas. This region is a hidden gem where residents enjoy a growing culinary scene and abundance of beauty and aesthetic provided by the terrain in this portion of the “natural state.”


For more details about this opportunity, or if you would like to recommend an individual(s) who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Mark Lozano at mark@careerphysician.com, or at 469-553-9311. All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant. UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital is an AA/EOE/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.



BC/BE Pediatric Gastroenterology

Ability to obtain an unrestricted Medical License in Arkansas


Posted: 2022-09-21 Expires: 2022-10-21

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Outpatient ONLY Pediatric Gastroenterology Opportunity - No Call

CareerPhysician, LLC
Jonesboro, Arkansas

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