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General Surgeon


Ouachita County Medical Center is currently recruiting for a Full Time General Surgeon.

CERTIFICATE, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current Arkansas license required or able to obtain Arkansas Medical License. Candidates must be board-certified/board-eligible in general surgery.

JOB SUMMARY:  Surgeons must have training/experience and qualified skills in Bread and Butter General Surgery procedures:

  • areas of appendix
  • gall bladder
  • hernia
  • upper/lower laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures
  • Accept patients in a clinic setting as well as follow-up appointments

Volume of patients is usually around 150 patients yearly.

The applicant must have excellent judgement and decision making, critical thinking, problem solving, science background, service minded, time management, and coordination skills. Also requires strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform well individually and within group settings, have the ability to handle situations professionally and accurately, and must be able to provide care with courtesy, friendliness and respect.

Please provide a current Curriculum Vitae (CV) with all applications. Individuals who prefer to apply for employment in person may do so Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm in the Human Resources office. This office is located downstairs, at the back of the hospital. All applications remain active for 6 months, so please be sure to include your telephone number on the application. If you are selected, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Drug screens are required for all new employees. Any questions regarding your application, interview or drug screen should be directed to our Human Resources department at (870) 836-1295.

Ouachita County Medical Center is committed to a professional working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the surrounding community. In accordance with federal and state law, OCMC prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is OCMC policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.