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Baptist Health Medical Center-Stuttgart is seeking an OB/GYN to join the hospital staff. This person will be employed through Arkansas Health Group a subsidiary of Baptist Health.

This is an exciting opportunity to establish a new practice with the potential for sharing call with two other OB/GYNs. A previous OB/GYN left a very busy practice to pursue a teaching opportunity in a prestigious military facility.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has the drive and enthusiasm to build a practice that will provide comprehensive womens services so that patients do not have to travel to other cities for obstetric and gynecologic care.

The residents of Stuttgart have shown strong support for the 49-bed hospital as proven by the recent passing of a one cent sales tax that generates over $2.5 million dollars annually. This money has been reinvested into updating the hospitals facility and to purchase new technology including digital mammography and ultrasound equipment. Many other upgrades are planned in the next few years. Baptist Health Medical Center-Stuttgart also has three surgical suites, one endoscopy suite, a minor treatment room, and a separate outpatient surgical area.

The population of the hospitals service area is roughly 36,000. However, local primary care physicians not only care for patients in Stuttgart but also in six other rural health clinics located within a 50-mile radius of the city. These clinics serve an additional 15,000 patients. Last year, more than 57,700 primary care visits were serviced in those rural health clinics providing an OB/GYN a strong referral base. In addition, there were over 200 deliveries at Baptist Health Medical Center-Stuttgart in 2016 and that number can potentially continue to grow.

Regarding the city itself, Stuttgart is known as the duck and rice capitol of the world. For anyone who is a fan of outdoor activities, Stuttgart is a hunting and fishing paradise. Each year, hunters flock to the area for some of the best water fowl hunting that can be found. Deer hunting is also very popular. In addition, the World Championship Duck Calling Contest is held every November during the Wings Over the Prairie Festival that attracts more than 60,000 visitors annually.

The community has a state-of-the-art convention center and auditorium which was opened in 2011. Located on the campus of the Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, the multi-purpose facility was built to meet the ever-expanding needs of the community. It hosts numerous events such as the Arkansas Ballet, local plays, receptions, and fundraiser dinners.

Located just a short drive from Little Rock, Stuttgart is within easy reach of big city entertainment and dining, a national airport, and unlimited shopping. Come find a rewarding career at Baptist Health Medical Center-Stuttgart where youll enjoy the warmth of a small town community but with close proximity to large city amenities.
Baptist Health offers the most comprehensive healthcare system in the state of Arkansas. The Baptist Health system consists of nine hospitals. The campuses are located in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Arkadelphia, Heber Springs, Malvern, Stuttgart, and Conway (2016). Baptist Health has been caring for Arkansans since 1920 and continues to provide the best healthcare available with state-of-the-art technology and equipment. Baptist Health is dedicated to delivering patient-centered care with Christian compassion and personal concern. Job opportunities are available for both primary care and specialty physicians. Financial arrangements include employment as well as income guarantee loan agreements.